3rd Rebellion- Essex's rebellion- 1601



  • Essex was one of the Queen favourites,
  • Queen Elizabeth gave Essex a monopoly of sweet wine in England (all of the tax of sweet wine went to him),
  • He hated Robert Cecil- he was very causeous of Cecil.


  • He agreed with the Privt council about secret marrige and about Ireland,
  • He was told to crush an Irish rebellion, he made a truce with the leader and even knighted some of his army leaders in Ireland,
  • Essex lost his monopoly of sweet wine, he was now poor and had large debts,
  • He was told he was not…


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