Tag Archives: Alison Weir

Funeral of Katherine Parr in Fiction

On 7th September 1548, Lady Jane was chief mourner at the funeral of dowager Queen Katherine Parr. In Innocent Traitor the funeral is seen through Jane’s eyes. ‘First in the procession are the officers of the Queen’s household, carrying their … Continue reading

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Execution in fiction

On 12th February 1554, Lady Jane was executed at the Tower of London. The story of her execution has featured in several historical novels. In Innocent Traitor by Alison Weir, Jane waits for her execution. ‘It is now that I … Continue reading

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Death of Lady Katherine Grey in Fiction

On 26th January 1568, Katherine Grey died aged 27. The story of her death while under house arrest has featured in several historical novels. In A Dangerous Inheritance by Alison Weir, Katherine’s death is viewed through her own eyes. ‘Sir … Continue reading

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Trial in fiction

On 13th November 1553, Lady Jane and Guildford Dudley stood trial at the Guildhall in London. The trial has featured in a number of historical novels. In A Dangerous Inheritance by Alison Weir, the announcement of the trial is seen … Continue reading

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Tudor Queens: The Hearts and Stomachs of Kings – Southwark Cathedral 28th March

Lady Jane Grey is included in the ‘Tudor Queens: The Hearts and Stomachs of Kings’ day at Southwark Cathedral next March. Tudor Queens: The Hearts and Stomachs of Kings Saturday 28th March 2020 10:30-17:00 Southwark Cathedral £12.50-£15 ‘As the nation … Continue reading

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