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Dudley, Robert, Sir, 1574-1649

LC control no.n 50026930
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Personal name headingDudley, Robert, Sir, 1574-1649
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Variant(s)Dudleo, Ruberto, Sir, 1574-1649
Leicester, Robert Dudley, Earl of, 1574-1649
Northumberland, Robert Dudley, Duke of, 1574-1649
Warwick, Robert Dudley, Earl of, 1574-1649
Birth date1574
Death date1649
Found inLC database 3-1-94 (hdg.: Dudley, Robert, Sir, 1574-1649; usage: Robert Dudley, [styled] Duke of Northumberland, Earl of Warwick, Earl of Leicester, Sir Robert Dudley)
Tooley's dict. mapmakers, 1979 (Dudley, Sir Robert, 1574-1649, engineer, geographer, living in Italy, d. Florence; Ruberto Dudleo)
Wikipedia, viewed Oct. 1, 2013 (Robert Dudley (explorer), illegitimate son of Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester and Lady Douglas Sheffield; claimed legitimacy before the Star Chamber in 1603, but the claim was rejected; thereafter moved to Tuscany; the Grand Duchess Maria Magdalena of Tuscany persuaded her brother Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II to recognize Dudley as the lawful Duke of Northumberland and Earl of Warwick and Leicester, claims rejected by James I of England)