Tag Archives: Lady Jane Grey

Lord Guildford, Lady Jane’s Cousin

Among the countless books dealing with Lady Jane Grey, England’s Nine Days Queen, there seem to be very few which make mention of the blood relationship between her and her husband. One is by David Mathew, published in 1972. On … Continue reading

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Elizabeth, Jane, Amy? The Riddle of the Yale Miniature

Who is the young lady on the right? Catalogued decades ago by Roy Strong as a youthful Princess Elizabeth, David Starkey created great media attention in March 2007 when he pronounced this c.1550 portrait miniature from the collections of Yale … Continue reading

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