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The unhappy favourite, or, The Earl of Essex

John Banks

The unhappy favourite, or, The Earl of Essex

a tragedy ; acted at the Theatre Royal by their Majesty"s servants

by John Banks

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Published by Printed for Richard Bentley and Mary Magnes in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Essex, Robert Devereux, -- Earl of, -- 1566-1601 -- Drama

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEarl of Essex.
    Statementwritten by John Banks.
    SeriesLibrary of English literature -- LEL 40052.
    ContributionsDryden, John, 1631-1700.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[8], 62, [2] p.
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13560263M
    OCLC/WorldCa6276805


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The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. The Unhappy Favourite or the Earl of Essex By John Banks. Edited by Thomas Marshall Howe Blair. Columbia University Press, Pp.

vii + essex; earl; unhappy; Related Book Chapters. Unhappy Queers. Glad to Be desi.pw: G. Sensabaugh. Appeared also under title: The Earl of Essex; or, The unhappy favourite.

Frontpiece engraved by Van der Gucht from original drawings of Mr. John Vanderbank. Get this from a library. The unhappy favourite: or, the Earl of Essex. A tragedy. Written by John Banks. [John Banks]. Full text of "The unhappy favourite, or, The Earl of Essex: a tragedy written by John Bankes" See other formats OR THE Earl of A m I Afted at the Theatre By their Majefty's Servants.

Written by John Banfys. [8], 73, [3] p. ; 22 cm. Prologue and epilogue by Dryden. Subsequently published under title: The Earl of Essex, or, The unhappy favourite. "Acted at the Theatre. A precious and most divine letter from that famous and ever to be renowned Earl of Essex, (father to the now Lord Generall his excellence) to the Earl of South-Hampton, in the latter time of Queen Elizabeths reigne.

Printed according to order Essex, Robert Devereux, Earl of, [ Book: ]. John Banks, The Unhappy Favourite; Or the Earl of Essex, a Tragedy ().

The night of Essex's execution is dramatised in the Timothy Findley play Elizabeth Rex. FilmBorn: 10 NovemberNetherwood near Bromyard. The main purpose of Mr. Blairâ s edition of John Banksâ s tragedy The Unhappy Favourite or The Earl of Essex is, as the editor states, â to make available a modern reprint of a good, representative Restoration play.â This purpose is most admirably fulfilled in a photo-offset reproduction of the first quarto, accompanied by introductory material and explanatory notes on the text of the Play.

Robert Devereux was born on 10 Novemberthe son of Walter Devereux, first earl of Essex, and Lettice Knollys.

When he was nine his father died, and Robert inherited the title of earl. This line continued to his son Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex (–) a favourite of Queen Elizabeth I and his son Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex, the general who commanded the Parliamentary army at the Battle of Edge Hill, the first major battle of the English Civil War (for further history of the Devereux family, see the Viscount Hereford).

Upon its extinction, the present creation First holder: Geoffrey de Mandeville, 1st Earl of Essex. — The Earl of Essex, or the Unhappy favourite was actedwith the most general applause. Dryden wrote the Prologue and Epilogue. It will without doubt be expected, that, having mentioned the Earl of Essex by Banks, we should say some- thing of a tragedy of] the same name, which ap- peared the same year at the theatre at Covent Gar.

«Robert Devereux, 2nd earl Of Essex» Using a special arrangement of the Queen, he tried to thank her for his military victories, to what Lester had no skills. Essex had to deal with multiple enemies and envious, while seeking every opportunity to discredit the favorite in the eyes of the queen.

Robert Devereux, 2nd earl of Essex, English soldier and courtier famous for his relationship with Queen Elizabeth I (reigned –).

While still a young man, Essex succeeded his stepfather, Robert Dudley, earl of Leicester (died ), as the aging queen’s favourite; for years she put up with. Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, KG (10 November [1] – 25 February ) was an English nobleman and a favourite of Elizabeth I.

Politically ambitious, and a committed general, he was placed under house arrest following a poor campaign in Ireland during the Nine Years' War in Penelope's marriage to Rich was unhappy, and by she had begun a secret affair with Charles Blount, Baron Mountjoy.

Lord Rich took no action during the lifetime of Penelope's brother, the powerful Earl of Essex, who became the aging Queen's favourite in the years after the death of Leicester Born: JanuaryChartley Castle, Staffordshire, England.

Prologue to "The Earl of Essex. Or, the Unhappy Favourite. BY MR J. BANKS, SPOKEN TO THE KING AND QUEEN AT THEIR COMING TO THE HOUSE. When first the ark was landed on the shore, And Heaven had vow'd to curse the ground no more; When tops of hills the longing patriarch saw, And the new scene of earth began to draw; The dove was sent to view the waves' decrease, And first.

The unhappy favourite, or, The Earl of Essex: a tragedy written by John Bankes. By d. John Banks and John Dryden. Abstract [8], 73, [3] p. ; 22 cm. Prologue and epilogue by Dryden. Subsequently published under title: The Earl of Essex, or, The unhappy favourite.

"Acted at the Theatre Royal by their Majesty's servants.". The Execution of the Earl of Essex. After a failed coup d'état against Elizabeth I, Robert Devereux was beheaded at the Tower of London on 25 February Richard Cavendish | Published in History Today Volume 51 Issue 2 February Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex.

His The Unhappy Favourite, or the Earl of Essex () was his first major success. (John Dryden provided a Prologue and Epilogue.) Banks was considered a crude writer who could nonetheless, at his best, create powerful drama.

Feb 24,  · On 25th FebruaryElizabeth I's former favourite, Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex was executed by beheading.

In today's video, Claire Ridgway shares an excerpt from her book. Essex cannot help but go through events that he cannot control ; his heroism is that of a victim.[résumé de l'éditeur] La pièce de John Banks, 'The Unhappy Favourite ; Or the Earl of Essex a Tragedy' (), qui appartient au sous-genre de la " she-tragedy ", offre une représentation du comte d'Essex qui porte la marque du tournant pris Author: Gilles Bertheau.

John Banks, The Unhappy Favourite; Or the Earl of Essex, a Tragedy (). The night of Essex's execution is dramatised in the Timothy Findley play Elizabeth Rex.

In the spring ofabout seven months after the Earl's death, Blount married his widow, Lettice Knollys, whom Queen Elizabeth hated for having married the Earl of Leicester.

Accordingly, Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, Lettice's son and the new favourite of the Queen, termed this an Cause of death: Decapitation. Lettice Knollys (/ ˈ n oʊ l z / NOHLZ, sometimes latinized as Laetitia, alias Lettice Devereux or Lettice Dudley), Countess of Essex and Countess of Leicester (8 November – 25 December ), was an English noblewoman and mother to the courtiers Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex Born: 8 NovemberRotherfield Greys, Oxfordshire.

Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article!This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it. See more info or our list of citable articles. Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, KG, PC (/ ˈ d ɛ v ə ˌ r uː /; 10 November – 25 February ), was an English nobleman and a favourite of Elizabeth I.

Politically ambitious, and a committed general, he was placed under house arrest following a poor campaign in Ireland during the. Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, KG, PC (/ˈdɛvəˌruː/; 10 November [1] – 25 February ), was an English nobleman and a favourite of Elizabeth I.

Politically ambitious, and a committed general, he was placed under house arrest following a poor campaign in Ireland during the. The unhappy favourite, or, The Earl of Essex a tragedy: acted at the Theatre Royal by Their Majesty's servants / written by John Bankes.

By d. John Banks and John Banks produced his version of Elizabeth's reign in the play The Unhappy Favourite, or, The Earl of Essex.

But Banks' play, first performed in and published inprovides a very complex portrait of Elizabeth. Banks' queen is indeed a passionate ruler.

Essex had support from others who were unhappy with Elizabeth's advisors and they came up with a plan to seize the court, the Tower of London, and the entire city.

However, word of the conspiracy reached the Privy Council and Essex was summoned before them. The Earl did not attend. A favourite or favorite (American English) was the intimate companion of a ruler or other important person. In post-classical and early-modern Europe, among other times and places, the term was used of individuals delegated significant political power by a ruler.

Apr 13,  · The Queen’s Rebel: Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex (The Tudor Court, Book 2) is a revealing portrait of a man convinced he was born to rule but whose own failings led him to the executioner's block instead/5(7).

Jun 10,  · Essex went to serve the Queen in Ireland and the endless campaigns and awful weather took its toll on the Earl's' health and he died an early death thus creating Lettice a widow. In The Countess of Essex remarried in secret to none-other than the Queens favorite courtier Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester.5/5(2).

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