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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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9th July 1553…

Events by Place – Chelsea Manor Events by Place – Syon Lady Jane in her own words

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12th February – 464th Anniversary of the execution of Lady Jane

Events by Place – Tower of London Prayer book message to Sir John Brydges Moments before her execution, Lady Jane made the customary scaffold speech.

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11th February 1554 – Farewell Messages

In the days before the execution, Lady Jane composed a farewell message to her father and a letter to her sister, Katherine. Farewell Message to her Father Farewell Letter to Katherine Grey

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February 1554 – Lady Jane’s conference with Dr Feckenham

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 the end, this says much of her determination that her death … Continue reading

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