December 29 – George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland, Elizabeth I’s “rogue”

| December 29, 2022

December 29 – George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland, Elizabeth I’s “rogue”

On this day in history, 29th December 1605, in the reign of King James I, George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland was buried at Holy Trinity Church, Skipton, Yorkshire. Clifford was just forty-seven years old at his death. He’d been a courtier, naval commander, privateer, Elizabeth I’s champion and a man she called her “rogue”. […]

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