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”. […]

29 December -Elizabeth I’s rogue and champion and Japanese Pirates

| December 29, 2021

29 December -Elizabeth I’s rogue and champion and Japanese Pirates

On this day in history, 29th December 1605, in the reign of King James I, forty-seven-year-old Tudor nobleman George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland was buried at Holy Trinity Church, Skipton, Yorkshire. Clifford was a courtier, naval commander, privateer, Elizabeth I’s champion and a man she called her “rogue”. Find out all about this Earl […]

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