Robert Dudley is the childhood friend and first love of Queen Elizabeth and was the husband of his first wife, Amy Dudley. Robert had known Elizabeth since they were children and both hide secrets known only to them. Despite wanting to move on from his past with Elizabeth, she used her power to keep him close which led to an short-lived affair. His love for Elizabeth and wanting to be with her caused him to become abusive towards his wife. Elizabeth became pregnant with Robert's child and he was going to leave his wife for her. Amy eventually killed herself out of hatred towards them both and to keep them apart. Many people believe that Robert killed his wife and because of that, Elizabeth decided to send Robert to France as he would be Mary Stuart's next husband whom she has named her next successor.
He is portrayed by British actor, Charlie Carrick.
Throughout the SeriesEdit
Robert is a young man in his late twenties, he has dark hair and grey eyes.
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Robert is a masculine name of German origin. It means famed, and bright/shining. It has been an all-time favorite boys' name since the Middle Ages.
- Robert was under suspicion that he murdered his wife by tossing her over the balcony to her room.
- He is believed to have done this so he could be with Elizabeth because he learned of her pregnancy.