In today's Claire Chats, on the anniversary of Robert Dudley's death on 4th September 1588, I talk about his death, the very last letter he wrote to Elizabeth I and her reaction to news of his death.
- Whitelock, Anna (2013) Elizabeth's Bedfellows: An Intimate History of the Queen's Court, Bloomsbury, p. 252.
- 'Simancas: September 1588, 11-20', in Calendar of State Papers, Spain (Simancas), Volume 4, 1587-1603, ed. Martin A S Hume (London, 1899), pp. 425-432 http://www.british-history.ac.uk/cal-state-papers/simancas/vol4/pp425-432