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People/Characters: Robert Carey, 1st Earl of Monmouth

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Works (11)

1603: The Death of Queen Elizabeth I, the Return of the Black Plague, the Rise of Shakespeare, Piracy, Witchcraft, and the Birth of the Stuart Era by Christopher Lee
An Air of Treason by P.F. Chisholm
All the Queen's Men: Elizabeth I and Her Courtiers by Neville Williams
Elizabeth and Essex: A Tragic History by Lytton Strachey
Elizabeth I by Anne Somerset
Gloriana's Torch by Patricia Finney
Ink and Steel by Elizabeth Bear
The Life of Elizabeth I by Alison Weir
The memoirs of Robert Carey by Robert Carey
Memoirs of Robert Cary, Earl of Monmouth by Monmouth
Wide as the Waters: The Story of the English Bible and the Revolution It Inspired by Benson Bobrick

Character description

Robert Carey, 1st Earl of Monmouth (ca. 1560 – 12 April 1639) was an English nobleman and courtier. He was the youngest son of Henry Carey, 1st Baron Hunsdon (Chamberlain and first cousin of Queen Elizabeth I) and Anne Morgan, daughter of Sir Thomas Morgan and Anne Whitney.

He left a brief memoir of his life which has been repeatedly reprinted.  He is also the main character of a mystery series by Patricia Finney, writing as P.F. Chisholm, set during his time as Deputy Lord Warden of the Marches.

Robert Carey, 1st Earl of Monmouth in Wikipedia

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