Start Date

18-4-2018 2:00 PM

End Date

18-4-2018 3:00 PM

Disciplines

European History | Women's History

Subjects

Lady Jane Grey (1537-1554), Queens -- Great Britain, Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1485-1603, Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Succession -- History -- 16th century

Description

In the midst of the political bloodbath of Tudor England, one individual remains steadfast. Known as the “Nine-Days Queen,” Lady Jane Grey is infamous for her short nine-day reign before she was promptly executed by Queen Mary. Because of Grey’s stance in her unfortunate circumstances as the object of the royal family’s political ambitions, Grey remains a distinguished figure in English history despite her minimal role and influence.

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The Truth and Tale of Lady Jane Grey: An Honest Demeanor in the Midst of Ruthless Ambition

In the midst of the political bloodbath of Tudor England, one individual remains steadfast. Known as the “Nine-Days Queen,” Lady Jane Grey is infamous for her short nine-day reign before she was promptly executed by Queen Mary. Because of Grey’s stance in her unfortunate circumstances as the object of the royal family’s political ambitions, Grey remains a distinguished figure in English history despite her minimal role and influence.