Tower of London - Prisoners - Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex

Object Title

Tower of London - Prisoners - Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex

Tower of London - Prisoners - Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex

Date

1601

Reference

TOL PRISON [12]

Level

Item

Scope and Content

Two documents relating to the trial and execution of Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex, 1601,

RAR.500/1 An acccount of the trial of the earls of Essex and Southampton at Westminster, 19 February 1601. A 20 page manuscript describing 'The arraignement of Robert Earle of Essex and Henry Earle of Southampton at Westmynster the 19th of februarie Anno 1600 in three and fortith year of Her Ma[ies]ties Reigne, etc.',

RAR.500/2 A description of the execution of Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex, at the Tower of London, 25 February 1601. An 11 page manuscript describing 'The Execution of Robert late Earle of Essex the 25th ffebruary 1600 within the Tower of London'

Extent

2 documents

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