Letter to Mary

During her imprisonment in the Tower of London, Lady Jane Grey wrote to Queen Mary giving her own account of events since the death of Edward VI.

The full letter can be found in the following:

Documents of Lady Jane Grey: Nine Days Queen of England 1553 by James D Taylor Jr

The Accession Coronation and Marriage of Mary Tudor as related in four manuscripts of the Escorial translated by C V Malfatti

The History of Mary I: Queen of England by J M Stone

Extracts can be found in the following:

Child-Life and Girlhood of Remarkable Women by W H D Adams

Tudor Cousins: Rivals for the Throne by Dulcie M Ashdown

She Wolves: The Women Who Ruled England Before Elizabeth by Helen Castor (1 line only)

Lady Jane Grey by Hester W Chapman

Lady Jane Grey: Nine Day Queen of England by Faith Cook

The Nine Days’ Queen: Lady Jane Grey and Her Times by Richard Davey

Tales from the Tower of London by Daniel Diehl and Mark P Donnelly

Mary Tudor: Old and New Perspectives edited by Susan Doran and Thomas S Freeman (Notes section p.290 1 line only)

Bloody Mary: The Life of Mary Tudor by Carolly Erickson

Lady Jane Grey: A Tudor Mystery by Eric Ives

Tower: An Epic History of the Tower of London by Nigel Jones (1 line only)

The Tudor Queens of England by David Loades (quote only)

The Nine Days Queen: A Portrait of Lady Jane Grey by Mary Luke

The World of Lady Jane Grey by Gladys Malvern

England’s Queens: The Biography by Elizabeth Norton

She Wolves: The Notorious Queens of England by Elizabeth Norton

Lady Jane Grey and the House of Suffolk by Alison Plowden

Lady Jane Grey: Nine Days Queen by Alison Plowden

Lives of the Tudor Princesses by Agnes Strickland

Sovereign Ladies: The Six Reigning Queens of England by Maureen Waller

Children of England: Rivals for the Throne by Alison Weir