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Strachey, Lytton: Elizabeth and Essex. V1. 5 Oct 2012

Elizabeth and Essex (A Tragic History)
by Lytton Strachey (1928)

Giles Lytton Strachey (1 March 1880 – 21 January 1932) was a British writer and critic. A founding member of the Bloomsbury Group and author of Eminent Victorians, he is best known for establishing a new form of biography in which psychological insight and sympathy are combined with irreverence and wit.

Summary:
One of the most famous and baffling romances in history—between Elizabeth I, Queen of England and Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex—began in May of 1587, when she was fifty-three and he was just shy of twenty. Their relationship continued until 1601, when the Earl of Essex was beheaded for treason. In a succession of brilliant scenes, Strachey portrays the Queen's and the Earl's compelling attraction for one another, their impassioned disagreements, and their mutual contest for power, which led to a final, tragic confrontation.
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