- 2nd Earl of. Devereux, Robert.
- a county in SE England. 1418 sq. mi. (3670 sq. km).
- a town in N Maryland, near Baltimore.
- a town in W Vermont.
Examples from the Web for essex
Three years later, another father and son duo found a 500-year-old gold pendant worth $4 million in Essex.How To Strike Viking Gold
October 18, 2014
“They get paid for their oil in dollars,” said David Solin, a partner at Foreign Exchange Analytics in Essex, Connecticut.Did Russia Just Dump a Huge Amount of U.S. Government Bonds?
March 20, 2014
“It is a little more exciting,” said Joe DiVincenzo, the Essex County Executive in the lobby of the statehouse, prior to speech.In State of the State, Christie Tries to Cross the Bridge
January 14, 2014
According to the Essex court document, that move may have cost her custody of her child.Italian Woman Says British Doctors Forced Her to Have a C-Section, Took Her Baby
Barbie Latza Nadeau and Nico Hines
December 5, 2013
Then the power went out next door, at a shelter housed by the Essex County Office of Emergency Management.At New Jersey’s Turtle Back Zoo, Humans Slept Alongside the Pythons
November 5, 2012
Four maids of honour, we learn, were enceintes to Essex at the same time.The Man Shakespeare
Just now you spoke of your Essex lands in the fair Vale of Dedham as gone.Fair Margaret
H. Rider Haggard
At Rettenden, Essex, there is a room over the vestry which has evidently been an anchor-hold.
Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, and Kent are the most rich in this respect.
It lies on the Morris and Essex railroad, two hours ride from Hoboken.Black Bass
Charles Barker Bradford
- a county of SE England, on the North Sea and the Thames estuary; the geographical and ceremonial county includes Thurrock and Southend-on-Sea, which became independent unitary authorities in 1998. Administrative centre: Chelmsford. Pop (excluding unitary authorities): 1 324 100 (2003 est). Area (excluding unitary authorities): 3446 sq km (1310 sq miles)
- an Anglo-Saxon kingdom that in the early 7th century ad comprised the modern county of Essex and much of Hertfordshire and Surrey. By the late 8th century, Essex had become a dependency of the kingdom of Mercia
- 2nd Earl of, title of Robert Devereux. ?1566–1601, English soldier and favourite of Queen Elizabeth I; executed for treason
Word Origin and History for essex
Old English East-Seaxe "East Saxons," who had a 7c. kingdom there.