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Innocent traitor : a novel of Lady Jane Grey

Author: Alison Weir
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lady Jane Grey was born into times of extreme danger. Child of a scheming father and a ruthless mother, for whom she was merely a pawn in a dynastic power game with the highest stakes, she lived a live in thrall to political machinations and lethal religious fervour. Jane's astonishing and essentially tragic story was played out during one of the most momentous periods of English history. As a great-niece of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Weir, Alison.
Innocent traitor.
New York : Ballantine Books, c2006
(OCoLC)606214239
Online version:
Weir, Alison.
Innocent traitor.
New York : Ballantine Books, c2006
(OCoLC)608068046
Named Person: Jane Grey, Lady; Jane Grey, Lady
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Weir
ISBN: 9780345494856 0345494857
OCLC Number: 70630652
Description: 402 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Alison Weir.
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Lady Jane Grey was born into times of extreme danger. Child of a scheming father and a ruthless mother, for whom she was merely a pawn in a dynastic power game with the highest stakes, she lived a live in thrall to political machinations and lethal religious fervour. Jane's astonishing and essentially tragic story was played out during one of the most momentous periods of English history. As a great-niece of Henry VIII, and the cousin of Edward VI, Mary I and Elizabeth I, she grew up realize that she could never throw off the chains of her destiny. H er honesty, intelligence and strength of character carry the reader through all the vicious twists of Tudor power politics, to her nine-day reign and its unbearably poignant conclusion.

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