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1) Essex, Robert Devereux, 2d earl of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...English courtier and favorite of Queen Elizabeth I. Succeeding to the earldom on the death (1576) of his father, he came under the guardianship of Lord Burghley and...

2) Essex, Anglo-Saxon kingdom. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Saxon kingdom, one of the early kingdoms of Anglo-Saxon England. It was settled probably in the early 6th cent. by Saxons who traced their royal line back to a continental...

3) Essex, Walter Devereux, 1st earl of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Walter Devereux, 1st earl of, 1541?-1576, English soldier. He helped in the suppression of the Northern Rebellion of 1569 and was created earl of Essex in 1572. In...

4) Essex, Robert Devereux, 3d earl of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Robert Devereux, 3d earl of, 1591-1646, English parliamentary general; son of the 2d earl. James I restored him (1604) to the estates of his father and arranged his...

5) Essex, county, England. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Thames River and the North Sea, one of the "Home Counties" of London. Chelmsford is the county seat. The land rises from the low, irregular coastline to undulating...

6) Essex Junto. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Essex Junto, group of New England merchants and lawyers, so called because many of them came from Essex co., Mass. They opposed the radicals in Massachusetts in the...

7) Essex, city, United States. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Essex, city, United States, uninc. city (1990 pop. 40,872), Baltimore co., NE Md., a suburb of Baltimore. Mostly residential, there is some light industry production....

8) Cromwell, Thomas, earl of Essex. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...While a young man he lived abroad as a soldier, accountant, and merchant, and on his return (c.1512) to England he engaged in the wool trade and eventually became...

9) Bohun, Humphrey V de, 2d earl of Hereford and 1st earl of Essex. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Humphrey V de, 2d earl of Hereford and 1st earl of Essex, d. 1275, English nobleman; son of Henry de Bohun, 1st earl of Hereford. A member of the household of Henry...

10) Bohun, Humphrey VIII de, 4th earl of Hereford and 3d earl of Essex. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Humphrey VIII de, 4th earl of Hereford and 3d earl of Essex, 1276-1322, English nobleman; son of Humphrey VII de Bohun. One of the lords ordainers who attempted to...

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