Editors. "Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex, becomes Lord Lieutenant of Ireland". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex, is appointed Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. He arrives in Dublin to take up his new command on 15th April.