Execution


An account of Lady Jane Grey’s execution on February 12 1554 was recorded by an eye witness.


This account can be found in the following:

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

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

She Wolves: The Women Who Ruled England Before Elizabeth by Helen Castor (descriptive account)

Notices of the Historic Persons Buried in the Chapel of St Peter ad Vincula in the Tower of London: with an account of the discovery of the supposed remains of Queen Anne Boleyn by Doyne C Bell

Lady Jane Grey by Hester W Chapman

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

The Kings & Queens of England by Ian Crofton (extract)

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

The Tudor Chronicles by Susan Doran. (extract)

Tudors and Stuarts on Film: Historical Perspectives edited by Susan Doran and Thomas S Freeman. (extract)

The Lady Jane Grey’s Prayer Book by Stephan Edwards

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

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

Tower of London by Christopher Hibbert. (extracts)

Lady Jane Grey and Her Times by George Howard

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

Lady Jane Grey: A Tudor Mystery by Eric Ives. (extract)

Tower: An Epic History of the Tower of London by Nigel Jones (descriptive account. States that Jane’s last night was 8th February.)

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

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

The Chronicle of Queen Jane and of Two Years of Queen Mary and Especially of the Rebellion of Sir Thomas Wyatt edited by John Gough Nichols

England’s Queens: The Biography by Elizabeth Norton. (Extract. States executed on February 10th.)

She Wolves: The Notorious Queens of England by Elizabeth Norton. (Extract. States executed on February 13th on Tower Hill)

Lady Jane Grey and the House of Suffolk by Alison Plowden

Lady Jane Grey: Nine Days Queen by Alison Plowden. (extracts)

The House of Tudor by Alison Plowden

Tudor Women by Alison Plowden

They Saw It Happen 1485-1688 by C R N Routh

Lady Jane: From the screenplay by David Edgar by A C H Smith (a dramatised account)

Elizabeth by David Starkey.

Begging for Mary’s Mercy (Extract from Elizabeth article) by David Starkey

Bradgate Park: Childhood Home of Lady Jane Grey by Joan Stevenson and Anthony Squires (a descriptive account)

Lives of the Tudor Princesses by Agnes Strickland

Crown of Blood: The Deadly Inheritance of Lady Jane Grey by Nicola Tallis. (extract)

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

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

Mary Tudor: England’s First Queen by Anna Whitelock

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