Editors. "Earl of Essex signs a truce with the Irish rebel Tyrone". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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Earl of Essex signs a truce with the Irish rebel Tyrone (46 words)
Historical Context Note
Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex, follows a badly-calculated strategy in Ireland, signing a truce with the Irish rebel Hugh O'Neill, Earl of Tyrone. On 24th September he leaves Ireland, contradicting Queen Elizabeth's commands. When he arrives at the court at Nonsuch, on 28th, he is arrested.15548 Earl of Essex signs a truce with the Irish rebel Tyrone 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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