Sir Henry Lee (1533-1611), Master of the Ordnance
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A favourite of Queen Elizabeth I, Lee was the originator of the annual Accession Day Tilts on 17 November, the most important Elizabethan court festival from at least 1581. He was the first person to hold the office of Queen's Champion, which he resigned in 1590.
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