A biography of George Villiers, a favourite and patron of King James I of England, who was assassinated in 1628. Learn about his early life, court appointments, relationship with James, and legacy as a patron of the arts.
George Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham, (born August 28, 1592, Brooksby, Leicestershire, England—died August 23, 1628, Portsmouth, Hampshire), royal favourite and statesman who virtually ruled England during the last years of King James I and the first years of the reign of Charles I.
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George Villiers, 1.° Duque de Buckingham, político inglês e favorito de Jaime I da Inglaterra. George Villiers, 2.° Duque de Buckingham, filho do antecessor.
George Villiers (em inglês: George Villiers; Leicestershire, 28 de agosto de 1592 - 23 de agosto de 1628 ), primeiro Conde de Buckingham e posteriormente Duque de Buckingham, na segunda criação ( 1623) deste título, foi um importante estadista inglês, cuja família era de origem normanda .
16 de nov. de 2023 · Topics Features Pride. Born on 28 August 1592, George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham, was a favourite of King James I. His story will be fictionalised in the upcoming Mary & George – and the first look trailer has just exclusively been dropped with Tatler.
A biography of George Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham, an English statesman and poet who supported the Stuart Restoration and was a key member of the Cabal ministry. Learn about his life, political career, involvement in the Civil War, exile, marriage, imprisonment, and legacy.