Lady Jane Grey & the Sisters Who Would be Queen– Talk by Leanda de Lisle – 21st Nov


Award winning Tudor and Stuart historian, Leanda de Lisle will be giving a talk at The Queen’s House as part of their ‘The ‘Lost’ Tudors’ lecture series.



‘The Tudor age was born in the violence of the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485. The bloody death of Richard III secured victory for Henry Tudor, ending the Plantagenet era and the long Wars of the Roses. The triumphant Henry VII set out to secure the crown and establish a new, powerful dynasty. What followed would prove to be one of the most turbulent periods in English history as successive Tudor monarchs strove, through sometimes extraordinary means, to maintain their hold on the throne.

This series of lectures explores the ‘lost’ Tudors, key figures whose destinies might otherwise have turned history in a decidedly different direction.

Arthur, Prince of Wales
Margaret Tudor
Jane Seymour
Catherine/Katherine Parr
Edward VI of England
Lady Jane Grey’

From Queen’s House Exhibitions and Events


Lady Jane Grey & The Sisters Who Would Be Queen

Thursday 21st November
11am-12.30pm
Queen’s House
Greenwich
Tickets £8

To register your interest, book tickets (from 1st Oct) and for further details:

Queen’s House Exhibitions and Events


Leanda de Lisle is the author of ‘White King: The Tragedy of Charles I’, which won the HWA Crown for Best Work of Historical Non-Fiction 2018.

Her previous books are, ‘Tudor: The Family Story’, ‘The Sisters Who Would Be Queen: The Tragedy of Mary, Katherine and Lady Jane Grey’ and ‘After Elizabeth: The Death of Elizabeth and the Coming of King James’.


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404th Anniversary of the death of Arbella Stuart


Today marks the 404th anniversary of the death of Arbella Stuart in the Tower of London.

Arbella Stuart and the Greys


Arbella Stuart



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BBC4 – Tuesday 24th September – England’s Forgotten Queen


The second episode of ‘England’s Forgotten Queen: The Life and Death of Lady Jane Grey’ presented by Helen Castor is repeated on BBC4 tonight.


(c) BBC 4


First broadcast in January 2018, the 3 part series also features ‘Jane’ historians, Leanda de Lisle, J Stephan Edwards and Nicola Tallis.


BBC4
Tuesday 24th September
20:00-21:00



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Update to how the Streatham portrait has been displayed over the years…


From 16th March to 14th July 2019, the portrait was on display at the Bendigo Art Gallery, Australia, as part of the ‘Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits’ exhibition.


Lady Jane Dudley (née Grey)
(c) National Portrait Gallery


Thanks to Samantha Haintz, I have been able to update:

A look at how the Streatham portrait has been displayed over the years…

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‘The House of Grey’ Blog Tour – Father and Daughter by Melita Thomas


(c) Amberley Publishing


I am delighted to host this guest article to celebrate the publication of ‘The House of Grey: Friends & Foes of Kings’ by Melita Thomas.


Father and Daughter by Melita Thomas


(c) Amberley Publishing



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