Lady Jane Grey


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Noun1.Lady Jane Grey - Queen of England for nine days in 1553Lady Jane Grey - Queen of England for nine days in 1553; she was quickly replaced by Mary Tudor and beheaded for treason (1537-1554)
House of Tudor, Tudor - an English dynasty descended from Henry Tudor; Tudor monarchs ruled from Henry VII to Elizabeth I (from 1485 to 1603)
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He had just come in time to behead the Lady Jane Grey of our dreams.
The granddaughter of Henry VIII's sister, Lady Jane Grey had only a remote claim to the throne of England.
The second is concerned with the Tudors, people such as: Queen Katherine Howard, Lady Jane Grey, Bishop Bonner, Francis Walsingham and Anthony Babington.
For instance, Lumley's father, the twelfth Earl of Arundel, s upported the plot to place Lady Jane Grey on the throne as a formality, sending immediate news and a warning to Mary Tudor.
Lady Jane Grey, a character in Austen's mock "History England," was highly praised by Oliver Goldsmith, a friend women s education, who recounted two anecdotes about her learning in his History of England (228, 229).
In this book she turns her attention to Lady Jane Grey, a great niece of Henry VIII and the wife of the Duke of Northumberland's son.
I think there will be more historical erotica - think Fifty Shades Of Lady Jane Grey - more sci-fi erotica and more sexual content in mainstream novels.
FEBRUARY 12, 1554: Lady Jane Grey, Queen for just nine days, executed.
Other notables include Lady Jane Grey, Sojourner Truth, Clare Boothe Luce, Eleanor Roosevelt, Golda Meir, Barbara Jordan, Elizabeth Dole, Barbara Bush, Madeleine Albright and many others.
With a long and troubled history - former resident John Dudley, the Duke of Northumberland, was executed after a failed plot to make his daughter-in-law, Lady Jane Grey, Queen - it's no surprise that there have been many ghostly reports.
If Desert Island Discs transferred to television, with pictures instead of music, The Execution of Lady Jane Grey (1833) by Delaroche would feature in the list of many a celebrity.
The tragic story of Lady Jane Grey, the "queen for nine days" has been told in romance and film as well as Tudor history.