Robert Devereux, third Earl of Essex

Standard Name: Essex, Robert Devereux,,, third Earl of


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Friends, Associates Emily Lawless
EL first met William Ewart Gladstone at a hotel in Cannes, where they had a rich two-hour conversation about Irish politics and her recent book With Essex in Ireland.
Sichel, Edith. “Emily Lawless”. Nineteenth Century, Vol.
, pp. 80-100.
Textual Features Jean Plaidy
The Murder in the Tower takes up the interpretation of a major scandal of its day (still under debate by historians) in which Frances, Countess of Somerset , was represented as the quintessentially wicked woman...
Textual Production Emily Lawless
EL published her historical novel With Essex in Ireland, cast in the form of an actual archival narrative.
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Emily Lawless
The subtitle gives the text the air of a historical account, dissimulating EL 's authorship: Being extracts from a diary kept in Ireland during the year 1599 by Mr. Henry Harvey, sometime secretary to Robert...


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