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Robert Dudley Leicester Earl of

Leicester, Robert Dudley, Earl of (1532–88), favorite of Elizabeth I of England. Although his political and military performances were poor and his reputation was marred by suspicions of treason, wife-murder and bigamy, he wielded great power and was made a privy councillor (1558) and army commander.

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