He had just come in time to behead the Lady Jane Grey
of our dreams.
"Look at Lady Jane Grey
," he says; "look at Gilford Dudley; look at old Northumberland!
Its history as a royal palace and as a site of imprisonment, torture, and execution (including that of Lady Jane Grey
), raised disturbing questions about how those who fought were trapped physically and metaphorically, and about the justice of sacrificing so many lives.
ALCOHOLISM | FRIENDSHIP | LADY JANE GREY
| TUDOR ENGLAND
Jane Grey is a student in Nova Scotia preparing a history project on her namesake, Lady Jane Grey
, who was the queen of England for nine days in 1553, a political pawn in the intrigues of the Tudor era.
TODAY FEAST DAY POPE SYMMACHUS 1553: Mary Tudor was proclaimed Queen and Lady Jane Grey
, a Protestant, was sent to the Tower, where she was beheaded on February 12, 1554.
As well as playing the Queen Mother, Helena has appeared as "The nine-day Queen" Lady Jane Grey
, Anne Boleyn and the Red Queen in Alice in Wonderland
The most innovative of the three books is doubtless Eric Ives' Lady Jane Grey
. Written by a doyen of Tudor history, this is a predictably intelligent account of the often overlooked struggle for power between Mary Tudor and the 'nine days queen'.
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.
Innocent traitor; a novel of Lady Jane Grey
. Various narrators.
The second is concerned with the Tudors, people such as: Queen Katherine Howard, Lady Jane Grey
, Bishop Bonner, Francis Walsingham and Anthony Babington.