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A favorite of the Queen : the story of Lord Robert Dudley and Elizabeth I

Author: Jean Plaidy
Publisher: New York : Three Rivers Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Three Rivers Press edView all editions and formats
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Robert Dudley is the most powerful man in England during the reign of Elizabeth I. Handsome and clever, he draws the interests of many women-but it is Elizabeth herself that loves him best of all. Their relationship could culminate in marriage but for the existence of Amy Robsart, Rober's tragic young wife. When Amy suddenly dies, under circumstances that many deem to be mysterious, the Queen and her lover are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Biographical fiction
History
Fiction
Named Person: Robert Dudley Leicester, Earl of; Elizabeth, Queen of England; Elizabeth, Queen of England; Robert Dudley Leicester, Earl of
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Plaidy
ISBN: 9780307346230 0307346234
OCLC Number: 373059901
Notes: Originally published by Robert Hale Limited (London) in 1955 as Gay Lord Robert.
Description: 329 pages ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Jean Plaidy.

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Robert Dudley is the most powerful man in England during the reign of Elizabeth I. Handsome and clever, he draws the interests of many women-but it is Elizabeth herself that loves him best of all. Their relationship could culminate in marriage but for the existence of Amy Robsart, Rober's tragic young wife. When Amy suddenly dies, under circumstances that many deem to be mysterious, the Queen and her lover are placed under a dark cloud of suspicion, and Elizabeth is forced to make a choice that will define her legacy.

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