People/Characters: Arbella Stuart

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Arbella Stuart: Rival to the Queen by David N. Durant
Arbella Stuart;: A biography, by Blanche C. Hardy
Arbella: England's Lost Queen by Sarah Gristwood
Auriel Rising by Elizabeth Redfern
Bess of Hardwick: Empire Builder by Mary S. Lovell
Eminent Elizabethans by A. L. Rowse
In the Shadow of the Throne: The Lady Arbella Stuart by Ruth Norrington
Ladies in Waiting: From the Tudors to the Present Day by Anne Somerset
Too Near the Throne by Molly Costain Haycraft

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Lady Arbella Stuart (1575-1615) was an English aristocrat whose royal Tudor blood put her in direct line to inherit the crown from the childless Elizabeth I. Orphaned in childhood, Arbella was raised by her maternal grandmother Bess of Hardwick. In 1610, Arbella was imprisoned by King James I for secretly marrying William Seymour, another potential candidate for the throne, and she died in the Tower of London.

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