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  • Susan Morgan

    TODAY IN HISTORY 2/12 – Jane Grey’s Execution - Lady Jane Grey - The 9 Days' Queen (1537 –1554) English noblewoman. The great-granddaughter of Henry VII. When Edward VI lay dying, he nominated Jane to be his successor and she became de facto monarch of England. 9 days later when the Privy Council proclaimed Mary as Queen, Jane was charged with treason. Her execution at the age of 16 or 17 was on 12 February 1554.

  • Debra Brown

    English Historical Fiction Authors: Lady Jane Grey: Royal Tragedy - Royal Pawn Part I by Teresa Thomas Bohannon

  • Mrs Dixie

    Lady Jane Grey, engraving published 1620, possibly based on an earlier painting

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Lady Jane Grey - Reigned 10th July 1553 - 19th July 1553 , as Queen of England , Mary Tudor had her beheaded for treason in February 12th 1554.

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Portrait of a lady called Lady Jane Grey (detail) by Henry Pierce Bone. The miniature was purchased by Prince Albert in 1844 to add to the couple’s growing collection of portraits of sixteenth-century figures. It is still part of the Royal Collection.

Lady Jane Grey (1536/1537 – 12 February 1554), also known as the Nine Days Queen. She ruled England from 10 July until 19 July 1553 until Queen Mary I rightfully took the throne. Although she never had any ambition for the throne and was a victim of powerful lords, she was still executed at the Tower of London.

This very rare image of the ‘nine day Queen’ by Lucas de Heere was owned by Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough. Lady Jane is shown as a girl in her family home of Bradgate, in Leicestershire, before her ascension to the throne. Caught up in the scheming of various factions at court, the teenaged Lady Jane was used as a puppet to block the claims of the Catholic Mary Tudor. Ousted from the throne, Lady Jane was executed at the Tower of London in 1554.