Tag Archives: Philippa Gregory

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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End of Jane’s reign in Fiction

On 19th July 1553, Queen Jane’s reign ended. The end of her reign has featured in several historical novels. In A Dangerous Inheritance by Alison Weir, Katherine Grey learns that Jane’s reign will come to an end the evening before. … Continue reading

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Arrival at the Tower as Queen in Fiction

On 10th July 1553, Queen Jane arrived at the Tower of London. Her arrival as Queen has featured in several historical novels. In Innocent Traitor by Alison Weir, the journey to the Tower is seen from Jane’s point of view. … Continue reading

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