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Lady Jane Grey : a Tudor mystery

Author: E W Ives
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Here, Eric Ives presents a compelling new interpretation of Jane and her role in the accession crisis of 1553, with wide-ranging implications for our understanding of the workings of Tudor politics and the exercise of power in early modern England. --from publisher description.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Named Person: Jane Grey, Lady; Jane Grey, Lady; Johanna, England Königin 1537-1554; Königin Gegenkönigin) Jane (England; Königin Johanna (England
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E W Ives
ISBN: 9781405194136 1405194138
OCLC Number: 302414686
Description: xiv, 367 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. I. The scene --
1. The year of three sovereigns --
2. In search of Jane Grey --
3. Jane Grey in context --
pt. II. The protagonists --
Jane Grey --
4. A damnable inheritance --
5. Jane the person --
6. Family priorities --
7. A godly upbringing --
Mary Tudor --
8. Father and daughter --
9. Sister and brother --
John Dudley --
10. John Dudley : the career --
11. John Dudley : the black legend --
12. John Dudley : motives --
Edward --
13. The young king --
14. 'My deuise for the succession' --
15. King and minister --
16. The will of a king --
pt. III. Thirteen days --
17. Preparations --
18. Jane the queen --
19. The council in London --
20. The march on Framlingham --
21. A second front --
22. The rebellion of Mary Tudor --
pt. IV. Consequences --
23. Every man for himself --
24. The tower --
25. Nemesis --
26. The river of Jordan --
27. Afterlife --
28. Envoi.
Responsibility: Eric Ives.

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Lady Jane Grey, is one of the most elusive and tragic characters in English history. In July 1553 the death of the childless Edward VI threw the Tudor dynasty into crisis. On Edward's instructions  Read more...

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