jane grey
The Royal Women

Queens Regnant – Lady Jane Grey

Lady Jane Grey was born around 1536 as the daughter of Henry Grey, 1st Duke of Suffolk and Lady Frances Brandon. Through her mother, she was a great-granddaughter of King Henry VII. She had two surviving younger sisters, Lady Catherine and Lady Mary. She also had a brother and a sister who died young. She [read more]

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Book Reviews

Doubtful and dangerous: The question of succession in late Elizabethan England, edited by Susan Doran and Paulina Kewes Book Review

Doubtful and dangerous examines the pivotal influence of the succession question on the politics, religion and culture of the post-Armada years of Queen Elizabeth’s reign. Although the earlier Elizabethan succession controversy has long commanded scholarly attention, the later period has suffered from relative obscurity. This book remedies the situation. Taking a thematic and interdisciplinary approach, [read more]