Notes, dedications, Essex Circle, Earl of Southampton, patronage

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Notes, dedications, Essex Circle, Earl of Southampton, patronage: dedications to the Duke of Buckingham, Earl of Southampton, 2nd and 3rd Earls of Essex, William Herbert the 3rd Earl of Pembroke, Charles Howard the 1st Earl of Nottingham, Edward 1st Baron Montagu of Boughton, Henry Montagu the 1st Earl of Manchester, John Mordaunt the first Earl of Peterborough, Henry Neville, Richard Rich the second Earl of Warwick, Penelope Lady Rich, Henry Rich 1st Earl of Holland, Francis Russell 4th Earl of Bedford, Edward 3rd Earl of Bedford, Edward Sheffield Earl of Mulgrave, Robert Sidney 1st Earl of Leicester, Robert Sidney 2nd Earl of Leicester, Horatio Vere 1st Baron Vere of Tilbury; Essex Circle; Red Bull and Fortune plays and the Reformation, knowledge, popularity and popular aristocrats, religion and William Crashawe, patronage and the Earl of Southampton