Lady Jane Grey

Lady Jane Grey

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For most, the name of Lady Jane Grey means the 'nine days queen', the child who was used as a pawn in the power politics of the Tudor realm by both her parents, the Suffolks, and Northumberlands. Alison Plowden's book tells the tragic story of Jane's life, and death, but also reveals her to be a woman of unusual strength of conviction, with an intelligence and steady faith beyond her years. Told with Alison's usual skill and adeptness, this is a story which will stir compassion in the hearts of the hardiest readers. It also gives us insight into the least known of Henry VIII's wives, Katherine Parr.The Lord Treasurer went through her and Guildforda#39;s wardrobes with a cold pawnbrokera#39;s eye, confiscating jewellery, furs, hats, a velvet and sable muffler and all the money in their possession. In spite of this, a peevish interdepartmental anbsp;...

Title:Lady Jane Grey
Author:Alison Plowden
Publisher:The History Press - 2011-07-31


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