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Dudley [née Knollys; other married name Devereux], Lettice, countess of Essex and countess of Leicesterlocked

(1543–1634)
  • Simon Adams

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Dudley [née Knollys; other married name Devereux], Lettice, countess of Essex and countess of Leicester (1543–1634), noblewoman, was the eldest of the sixteen children of Sir Francis Knollys (1511/12–1596), politician, and his wife, Katherine (c.1523–1569) [see Knollys, Katherine, Lady Knollys...

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