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Lady Jane Grey

A Tudor Mystery

Lady Jane Grey - Ives, Eric - ISBN: 9781444350180
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Beschrijving

Lady Jane Grey, Is One Of The Most Elusive And Tragic Characters In English History. In July 1553 The Death Of The Childless Edward Vi Threw The Tudor Dynasty Into Crisis. On Edward's Instructions His Cousin Jane Grey Was Proclaimed Queen, Only To Be Ousted 13 Days Later By His Illegitimate Half Sister Mary And Later Beheaded.

Details

Titel: Lady Jane Grey
auteur: Ives, Eric
Mediatype: Boek
Taal: Engels
Druk: 1
Aantal pagina's: 392
Uitgever: John Wiley And Sons Ltd
Plaats van publicatie: 03
NUR: Streek- en familieromans
Afmetingen: 229 x 155 x 21
Gewicht: 602 gr
ISBN/ISBN13: 9781444350180
Intern nummer: 18165900

Inhoudsopgave

List of Illustrations.

List of Figures.

Preface.

Titles and Offices.

Figures.

Map.

Prologue.

Part I The Scene.

1 The Year of Three Sovereigns.

2 In Search of Jane Grey.

3 Jane Grey in Context.

Part II The Protagonists.

Jane Grey.

4 A Damnable Inheritance.

5 Jane the Person.

6 Family Priorities.

7 A Godly Upbringing.

Mary Tudor.

8 Father and Daughter.

9 Sister and Brother.

John Dudley.

10 John Dudley: The Career.

11 John Dudley: The Black Legend.

12 John Dudley: Motives.

Edward.

13 The Young King.

14 'My Deuise for the Succession'.

15 King and Minister.

16 The Will of a King.

Part III Thirteen Days.

17 Preparations.

18 Jane the Queen.

19 The Council in London.

20 The March on Framlingham.

21 A Second Front.

22 The Rebellion of Mary Tudor.

Part IV Consequences.

23 Every Man for Himself.

24 The Tower.

25 Nemesis.

26 The River of Jordan.

27 Afterlife.

28 Envoi.

Notes.

Bibliographical Abbreviations.

Index.

Biografie (woord)

Eric Ives is Emeritus Professor of English History at the University of Birmingham and author of The Life and Death of Anne Boleyn (Wiley–Blackwell, 2004). He has written widely on Tudor history, the history of law, and on the development of modern higher education. In 2001 he was awarded the OBE for services to history and the University of Birmingham.

Recensie

"Written in a scholarly fashion, with an abundance of family trees, maps and a list of titles and offices, this book is a factual, yet compelling, take on a much covered story. A fascinating tale, this will appeal to both scholars and general readers alike." (Family History Monthly, 1 April 2012)

"This is a thoroughly absorbing and ingenious book which will appeal to scholars and general readers alike." (History Today, June 2010)

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