The Life of Lady Jane Grey (Part Three)

The Life of Lady Jane Grey (Part Three)

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); We ended Part Two of the series with the death of Edward VI on the 6th of July 1553. In this, the final article in the series, we will observe the short reign (13 days, not 9) of Queen Jane and discuss her execution. If you'd prefer to listen to [...]

The Life of Lady Jane Grey (Part One)

The Life of Lady Jane Grey (Part One)

In this new series I have chosen to focus on the life of Lady Jane Grey. Recently I finished reading ‘Crown of Blood’ by Nicola Tallis and ‘The Sisters Who Would Be Queen’ by Leanda DE Lisle, as well as referencing Eric Ive’s biography on Jane. Along with my fascination of Thomas Seymour, Jane Grey’s [...]

Book Review: “Before the Reign Falls” by David Black

Book Review: “Before the Reign Falls” by David Black

The life and story of the Lady Jane Grey is one that I have not often read about. I've posted a couple of articles about Jane including her wardship to Thomas Seymour and her letter to Queen Mary I. When I was approached by?Austin Macauley to read and review this book I was very excited [...]

Kept from the King

Kept from the King

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); content/uploads/2017/02/Kept-from-the-King.jpg"> At some point, during Edward's last illness, Princess Elizabeth sent the King the following letter, however, John Dudley, Duke of Northumberland made sure the letter never reached her brother. This is noteworthy because it shows that Elizabeth had attempted to visit her brother, but had been stopped on her way there, and sent back: [...]

Elizabeth Fitzgerald: The Fair Geraldine

Elizabeth Fitzgerald: The Fair Geraldine

  Elizabeth Fitzgerald was born in 1527, in Ireland to Gerald Fitzgerald, 9th Earl of Kildare and his wife Elizabeth Grey. Elizabeth Grey was the daughter of Thomas Grey, 1st Marquis of Dorset. Dorset was the son of Elizabeth Woodville, Queen to King Edward IV, by her first husband, John Grey. In 1533, Elizabeth Fitzgerald, [...]