The Nine Day's Queen: A Portrait of Lady Jane Grey download epub
by Mary Luke
Leading a cabal, Dudley declared Henry's daughters Mary and Elizabeth bastards, thus usurping the throne
Leading a cabal, Dudley declared Henry's daughters Mary and Elizabeth bastards, thus usurping the throne. Because her mother was Henry's niece, Jane ascended in the royal lineage, and she accepted the crown as her parents' mistreatment had taught her to be submissive. After nine days, the public clamor for a rightful queen brought Mary forward to claim her inheritance, ending Jane's reign.
The nine-year-old Jane Grey was sent to the royal court as a ward of. .Jane is the only English monarch in the past 500 years for whom a definitive portrait does not exist.
The nine-year-old Jane Grey was sent to the royal court as a ward of Queen Catherine Parr. Considering Parr’s own great love of learning (and Protestant opinions), it’s not a stretch to assume her time there had some influence on Jane.
The Nine Days Queen book. Mrs. Luke wrote "Catherine, the Queen" (1967), a portrait of Henry VIII's hapless first wif Mary Luke was a biographer who wrote about Tudor and Elizabethan figures. Born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, Mrs. Luke, whose original name was Mary Munger, graduated from Berkshire Business School and worked in advertising in New York, and later for a documentary film company and RKO Studios in Hollywood. Luke wrote "Catherine, the Queen" (1967), a portrait of Henry VIII's hapless first wife, Catherine of Aragon.
I was happy just to find anything on Jane Grey and so sucked up this nearly 400 pages of information on her life and the other players in this tragic dance.
As one of royal blood, Jane was in the royal line of succession. I was happy just to find anything on Jane Grey and so sucked up this nearly 400 pages of information on her life and the other players in this tragic dance. I learned things about the Suffolks, the Dudleys and even Elizabeth that I did not know before and that was wonderful. Perhaps some of my disappointment with the book was that history was not turning out the way I wanted it to, and that's hardly Mary Luke's fault.
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Bibliographic Details. All books are guaranteed and may be returned for a full refund if not satisfied. Publisher: Morrow, New York. Publication Date: 1986. Chronicles the life of Lady Jane Grey, who, raised by power-hungry parents who forcibly married her at age sixteen to a boy who ascended the English throne, reigned for nine days as Queen of England until her execution. From Publishers Weekly: Luke (Catherine, the Queen, et. excels as a biographer who vivifies historical figures, particularly the manipulators of events during the Tudor monarchy.
An eminently readable, novelistic biography of Lady Jane Grey, a Tudor teen-ager who briefly ruled England, by pop historian and fictional biographer Luke (A Crown for Elizabeth, The Ivy Crown). Lady Jane's story could be a case study of the issues and intrigues that raged in England after Henry VIII's death. Henry had broken with the Pope to form the Anglican Church, and his son and successor, Edward VI, promoted ""the new religion"" during his brief reign.
a portrait of Lady Jane Grey. 1st ed. by Mary M. Luke. Published 1986 by W. Morrow in New York. Kings and rulers, In library, House of Tudor, Succession, History, Biography, Queens. Jane Grey Lady (1537-1554). Bibliography: p. 417-420.