, tired of living cooped up under her grandmother
's eye, wrote to propose to Edward Seymour, Earl of Hertford
, that she should marry his grandson Edward.
Stuart, Lady Arbella. “Introduction and Textual Introduction”. The Letters of Lady Arbella Stuart, edited by Sara Jayne Steen, Sara Jayne Steen, and Sara Jayne Steen, Oxford University Press, 1994, pp. 1 - 113.