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Executions of Lady Jane and Guildford Dudley – 12 February 1554

‘For, as the Precher sayethe, there is a tyme to be borne, and a tyme to dye…’ Jane wrote a farewell message to Sir John Brydges (the Lieutenant of the Tower), in the prayer book she carried to the scaffold. … Continue reading

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Lady Jane’s Conference with Dr Feckenham

‘But my faith had armed my resolution to withstand any assault…’ Both de Lisle and Ives agree that Jane wanted her dialogue with Feckenham to be published, ‘Given the little time she had to write between his final visit and … Continue reading

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13th November 1553 – Trial of Lady Jane and Guildford Dudley

Today marks the 465th anniversary of the trial of Lady Jane and Guildford Dudley at the Guildhall in London. Events by Place – Guildhall 13 November 1553. On This Day – How Jane’s trial was reported in contemporary accounts

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4th November 1551

We get a glimpse of Lady Jane Grey on the 4th of November 1551 when Edward VI entertained Mary of Guise at the Palace of Westminster. Edward recorded the details in his diary. 4th November ‘The Duke of Suffolk and … Continue reading

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403rd Anniversary of the death of Arbella Stuart

Today marks the 403rd anniversary of the death of Arbella Stuart in the Tower of London. Arbella Stuart and the Greys

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