- Robert, 2nd Earl of Essex,1566–1601, British statesman, soldier, and courtier of Queen Elizabeth I.
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Examples from the Web for devereux
I could not bear to see either Mr. Devereux or Lady Geraldine.
"It was in the diplomatic school he was taught that art," said Mr. Devereux.
Nay, Devereux, joking apart, I love you twice as well for your humour.
Montrenil sent for him to come to the neighbourhood of Devereux Court.
We returned to Devereux Court, and we grew from boyhood into youth.
- Robert. See (2nd Earl of) Essex (def. 1)
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