2nd Earl of Essex [E., 1572] on 22 September 1576.
9th Lord Bourchier [E., 1348] on 22 September 1576.
Knight, Order of the Bath (K.B.) in 1586.
Master of the Horse between 1587 and 1601.
Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) in 1588.
Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1592/93.
Lord-Lieutenant of Staffordshire between 1594 and 1601.
Joint Lieutenant-General of the Azores Expedition and taking of Cadiz in 1596.
Master-General of Ordnance between 1597 and 1601.
Earl Marshal from 1597 to February 1600/1.
Lord Deputy of Ireland between March 1599 and November 1599.
He died on 25 February 1601 at age 34 at Tower of London, The City, London, England, beheaded for treason.
Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex b. 22 Jan 1591, d. 14 Sep 1646
Lady Frances Devereux b. 20 Sep 1599, d. 23 Nov 1679
↑ G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 250. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
↑ Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume III, page 231.