Editors. "Robert, Lord Dudley becomes chief favourite of Elizabeth I". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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Robert, Lord Dudley, whom Queen Elizabeth I appointed as Master of the Horse on her accession the previous year, establishes himself as her chief favourite.