George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham

George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham
George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham (28 August 1592 – 23 August 1628) (surname pronounced /ˈvɪlərz/ "villers") was the favourite, claimed by some to be the lover, of King James I of England Despite a very patchy political and military record he remained at the height of royal favour for the first two years of the reign of Charles I, until he was assassinated. He was one of the most rewarded royal courtiers in all history.
In Alexandre Dumas' Three Musketeers, he is the lover of Queen Anne of Austria.
His portrait was painted by Peter-Paul Rubens.

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