Ascham


This account of Lady Jane Grey was written by Roger Ascham, a tutor to Princess Elizabeth, after he visited Bradgate Park (the home of the Suffolks), Leicestershire in 1550. He recorded his conversation with Lady Jane Grey in his book, ‘The Schoolmaster’, which was published in 1570.


Their conversation can be found in the following:

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

The Schoolmaster by Roger Ascham

Tudor Cousins: Rivals for the Throne by Dulcie M Ashdown

Life of Lady Jane Grey and of Guildford Dudley her husband by Edward Baldwin

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

The Private Lives of the Tudor Monarchs edited by Christopher Falkus

Jane Grey Reine De 9 Jours (1537-1554) by Marguerite Fronville

Lady Jane Grey and Her Times by George Howard

Lady Jane Grey: A Tudor Mystery by Eric Ives

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

Literary Remains of Lady Jane Grey: With a Memoir of Her Life by Nicholas Harris Nicolas

England’s Queens: The Biography by Elizabeth Norton

Lady Jane Grey and the House of Suffolk by Alison Plowden

Lady Jane Grey: Nine Days Queen by Alison Plowden

Tudor Women by Alison Plowden

Lives of the Tudor Princesses by Agnes Strickland

Crown of Blood: The Deadly Inheritance of Lady Jane Grey by Nicola Tallis

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

Children of England: The Heirs of King Henry VIII by Alison Weir

State Trials, 1 Mary, 1553 and others for High Treason

The Cabinet Portrait Gallery of British Worthies Volume III

Extracts can be found in the following:

Two Tudor Portraits: Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey and Lady Katherine Grey by Hester W Chapman

Three Maids for a Crown by Ella March Chase (Referred to only)

Katherine Howard: A Tudor Conspiracy by Joanna Denny

Arbella Stuart: A Rival to the Queen by David N Durant

Arbella: England’s Lost Queen by Sarah Gristwood

The Story of Lady Jane Grey (Essay in Painting History: Delaroche and Lady Jane Grey) by John Guy

The Turbulent Crown: The Story of the Tudor Queens by Roland Hui

The Sisters Who Would Be Queen: The Tragedy of Mary, Katherine and Lady Jane Grey by Leanda de Lisle

Tudor: The Family Story by Leanda de Lisle

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

Bess of Hardwick: First Lady of Chatsworth by Mary S Lovell

The World of Lady Jane Grey by Gladys Malvern

Catherine Parr by Elizabeth Norton

She Wolves: The Notorious Queens of England by Elizabeth Norton

Silent But For The Word: Tudor Women as Patrons, Translators, and Writers of Religious Works edited by Margaret Patterson Hannay

Princely Education in Early Modern Britain by Aysha Pollnitz

Edward VI: The Lost King of England by Chris Skidmore

Lady Jane: From the screenplay by David Edgar by A C H Smith. In this novel, the conversation is between Dr Feckenham and Lady Jane.

Bradgate Park: Childhood Home of Lady Jane Grey by Joan Stevenson and Anthony Squires

Innocent Traitor by Alison Weir

Traitors of the Tower by Alison Weir

Lady Jane Grey: Reluctant Queen by Marguerite Vance

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