LETTICE KNOLLYS, COUNTESS OF ESSEX AND LEICESTER
BORN: c. 1541
Lettice Knollys, attributed to Gower
In the collection of the Marquess of Bath, at Longleat House
Mother of Robert Devereux by her first husband, Walter. Second wife to Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester. Lettice was cousin to Queen Elizabeth from the Boleyn/Carey side.