"Near to a Queen" by sallybrice
Lettice Knollys was cousin to Eliz I. Her family was Puritan, so they had to flee Eng during reign of Bloody Mary. When Eliz became queen, Lettice was made lady in waiting. She married an earl, but cuckolded him w/ Eliz's lover, R. Dudley, whom she married after RD had husband killed. Lettice poisoned RD to marry friend of her son's. Husband & son led revolt against Eliz & were beheaded. Lettice's daughter was fav of Jas I. Her grandson led Parliament against Chas I . Lettice died at 94.
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