Super Special: Lettice Knollys, Countess of Essex and Countess of Leicester

Lettice Knollys (8 November 1543 – 25 December 1634) was the first cousin once-removed of Queen Elizabeth I (on the Boleyn side). Lettice was also basically the Queen’s younger, prettier lookalike which you know Elizabeth didn’t like. And THEN Lettice secret sexy married to the Queen’s boyfriend, dirtbag Robert Dudley, and that’s just the BEGINNING of this remarkable woman’s tits out life. How many people named “Robert” are in this story? A LOT. And how will Lettice score on the scandilicious scale???

References:

Elizabeth’s Rival: The Tumultuous Life of the Countess of Leicester: The Romance and Conspiracy That Threatened Queen Elizabeth’s Court by Nicola Tallis

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