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The tower of London; a historical romance.

Author: William Harrison Ainsworth
Publisher: London, Dent; New York, Dutton [1909]
Series: Everyman's library.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Tower of London is a historical romance that describes the history of Lady Jane Grey and Queen Mary Tudor. Lady Jane Gray and her husband were put on the throne by her father-in-law, the Duke of Northumberland, but their reign lasted only nine days. Mary Tudor took control of England and arranged for the couple's imprisonment and execution. The novel begins with Lady Jane's incarceration in the Tower of London  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ainsworth, William Harrison, 1805-1882.
Tower of London.
London, Dent; New York, Dutton [1909]
(OCoLC)809514082
Named Person: Jane Grey, Lady; Mary, Queen of England; Jane Grey, Lady
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Harrison Ainsworth
OCLC Number: 2567034
Notes: The Tower of London was orginally published as a serial from January 1840 to December 1840.
Description: xvi, 455 pages 18 cm.
Contents: Book the first. Jane the queen --
Book the second. Mary the queen.
Series Title: Everyman's library.

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The Tower of London is a historical romance that describes the history of Lady Jane Grey and Queen Mary Tudor. Lady Jane Gray and her husband were put on the throne by her father-in-law, the Duke of Northumberland, but their reign lasted only nine days. Mary Tudor took control of England and arranged for the couple's imprisonment and execution. The novel begins with Lady Jane's incarceration in the Tower of London on July 10, 1553, and ends with her beheading on February 12, 1554.

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