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Monstrous AdversaryThe Life of Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford$
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Alan H. Nelson

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9780853236788

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.5949/UPO9781846313592

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A Husband for Lady Elizabeth

A Husband for Lady Elizabeth

68 A Husband for Lady Elizabeth
Monstrous Adversary
Liverpool University Press

This chapter describes the proposed marriage between Elizabeth Vere and William Stanley, younger brother, Ferdinando Stanley, 5th Earl of Derby. Ferdinando's death on 16 April 1594 gave William the potential to deprive Alice, Dowager Countess, of the Derby inheritance. The chapter also details the suit filed by Oxford against Roger Harlackenden in May.

Keywords:   Derby inheritance, William Stanley, Elizabeth Vere, Roger Harlackenden

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