Monday, February 13, 2017

The Execution of Lady Jane Grey: 460 Years Ago Today

On February 12, 1554, 18-year-old Lady Jane Grey was beheaded after a nine-day reign as Queen of England.

To explain why, we first have to offer an all-too-brief primer on the political background of Tudor England up to this point. Read More

Also see:
Execution of Lady Jane Grey from Foxe's Book of Martyrs

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