Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Lady Jane Grey
St Peter-ad-Vincula, Tower of London. Jane's body was left exposed on the scaffold for 4 hours while Dr Feckenham sought permission for her to be buried in the Chapel Royal of St Peter ad Vincula.
|Lady Jane's lady-in-waiting gave her gloves and handkerchief to her before she was beheaded. What was her name?||Lady Jane Grey
Mrs Ellen. She handed her Prayer Book to Sir John Brydges.
Convert to Catholicism. Jane refused to convert and give up her Protestant religion.
|Jane and her husband were imprisoned in the Tower of London. On what date were they executed?||Lady Jane Grey
12 February 1554. On 11 February, Guildford requested a meeting with Jane, she refused as "it would disturb the holy tranquility with which they had prepared themselves for death". From Britannia Biography of Lady Jane Gray.
Nine days. Jane was proclaimed Queen on 10 July and was deposed on 19 July. She never wanted to be Queen. Her ambitious parents along with those of her husband sought to keep a Protestant monarch on the throne.
Guilford Dudley. She was promised to Edward but he died on 6 July 1553 aged 15 years. He had always been weak and sickly. Edward named Jane heir to the throne in his will.
|Jane was sent to court at the age of nine to live under the guardianship of whom?||Lady Jane Grey
Catherine Parr. When Catherine died in childbirth in 1548, Jane was the chief mourner at her funeral.
Bradgate. She lived there until she was ten. She lived a lonely and unloved childhood, however she was well educated.
|Jane had two younger sisters, Katherine was one. Who was the other?||Lady Jane Grey
Grand-niece. Lady Jane was the grand-neice of Henry VIII through her maternal line. Her mother Frances was the daughter of Henry's younger sister Mary.