My Lord Essex Author:Olive Eckerson Elizabeth and Essex--upon the outcome of their tempestuous love affair hung the fate of England and her empire. — Haught, iron-willed Elizabeth, the so-called "Virgin Queen," bestowed her most intimate favors on her beloved Essex. But the daring soldier-cortier sought the greatest prize of all--the throne of England. — To get it at any cost, Essex... more » gambled his love and his life.
Faced with his lust for power, Elizabeth had to choose between her love for Essex and her crown.« less