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The Death of Amy Robsart

An Elizabethan Mystery

Sarah-Beth Watkins


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Amy Robsart was the wife of Queen Elizabeth I's favourite, Robert Dudley, later Earl of Leicester. In September 1560, she was found dead, her neck broken, at the bottom of a flight of stairs at Cumnor Place. Amy was twenty-eight when she died and her marriage to Dudley had been one of great absences and loneliness. Some said she was ill, others that she was desperate. More sinister rumours talked of murder. In this book we look at Amy's unsolved death and examine who had motive to commit such a dark deed. Was it an accident, suicide or murder? The Death of Amy Robsart is the first volume in an exciting new historical true crime series from Chronos Books.

Chronos Books, 9781789044829, 80pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2021

About the Author

Sarah-Beth's life-long love of history and writing has seen her publish articles in magazines and online, and she is fast establishing herself as one of the world's most eminent figures in the field of Tudor and Stuart biographical expertise. Sarah-Beth also tutors creative writing and journalism. She lives in Co. Wexford, Ireland.