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The Sisters Who Would Be Queen: Mary, Katherine, and Lady Jane Grey

by Leanda De Lisle

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Published by Random House Publishing Group in New York .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL24257932M
ISBN 109780345516688

Get this from a library! The sisters who would be Queen: the tragedy of Mary, Katherine & Lady Jane Grey. [Leanda De Lisle].   The Last Tudor review: Royal sister act is dissected in Greys’ anatomy EVERY schoolchild who studied the Tudors knows the fate of Lady Jane Grey, Queen of England for just nine days before going Author: LAURA MILNE.

Get this from a library! The sisters who would be queen: Mary, Katherine, and Lady Jane Grey: a Tudor tragedy. [Leanda De Lisle] -- Examines the lives of the three Grey sisters--Mary, Katherine, and Jane--who were named heirs to the throne of England by Henry VIII and his son, Edward, and discusses their individual struggles. Books shelved as lady-jane-grey: Innocent Traitor by Alison Weir, The Sisters Who Would Be Queen by Leanda de Lisle, Lady in Waiting by Susan Meissner, N.

Get this from a library! The sisters who would be queen: Mary, Katherine, and Lady Jane Grey: a Tudor tragedy. [Leanda De Lisle] -- Evaluates the tragic story of Lady Jane Grey while offering insight into the parallel experiences of her sisters and the broader Grey family, detailing Jane's short reign and the royal bloodline that. Get this from a library! The sisters who would be queen: the tragedy of Mary, Katherine and Lady Jane Grey. [Leanda De Lisle] -- Their story is one in which high politics had the most personal possible impact on the women whose lives it charts, one in which the pressure for royal women to produce legitimate male heirs ended.


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The Sisters Who Would Be Queen: Mary, Katherine, and Lady Jane Grey by Leanda De Lisle Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book details the lives of Lady Jane Grey, the Nine Days Queen, and her younger sisters Katherine Grey and Mary Grey. The Grey sisters were the granddaughters of Henry VIII's younger sister Mary, "the Tudor Rose", who married Henry's best friend Charles Brandon/5().

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Leanda de Lisle brings the story of nine days’ queen Lady Jane Grey and her forgotten sisters, the rivals of Elizabeth I, to vivid life in her fascinating biography.”—Philippa Gregory Mary, Katherine, and Jane Grey–sisters whose mere existence nearly toppled a kingdom and altered a nation’s destiny–are the captivating subjects Cited by: 1.

Lady Jane Grey (c. – 12 February ), also known as Lady Jane Dudley (after her marriage) and as "the Nine Days' Queen", was an English noblewoman and de facto Queen of England and Ireland from 10 July until 19 July Jane was the great-granddaughter of Henry VII through his younger daughter Mary, and was a first cousin once removed of Edward : Henry Grey, 1st Duke of Suffolk.

This book details the lives of Lady Jane Grey, the Nine Days Queen, and her younger sisters Katherine Grey and Mary Grey. The Grey sisters were the granddaughters of Henry VIII's younger sister Mary, "the Tudor Rose", /5().

Buy The Sisters Who Would Be Queen: The Tragedy of Mary, Katherine and Lady Jane Grey by Lisle, Leanda de (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). The book traces the lives, its zeniths and nadirs of the Grey sisters: Lady Jane, Lady Catherine and Lady Mary.

It is a book of avarice, greed, conspiracies, injustices and executions, as well as it demonstrating determination in two female heirs to the throne, in the days when females were very much looked down on as being the weaker sex.4/5. This book details the lives of Lady Jane Grey, the Nine Days Queen, and her younger sisters Katherine Grey and Mary Grey.

The Grey sisters were the granddaughters of Henry VIII's younger sister Mary, "the Tudor Rose", who married Henry's best friend Charles Brandon/5(99). Her younger sisters Katherine and Mary survived the upheaval, but they would both suffer the wrath of Queen Mary’s successor, Elizabeth I. Katherine was born on 25 August while Mary was born in as the daughters of Henry Grey, 1st Duke of Suffolk, by his marriage to Lady Frances Brandon.

'A presentation by Leanda de Lisle, AUTHOR OF TUDOR: THE FAMILY STORY, AND ALSO OF THE SISTERS WHO WOULD BE QUEEN, at the Ryedale Book Festival, on the heirs to the last Tudor.

Accompanying her. Katherine Seymour, Countess of Hertford (25 August – 26 January ), born Lady Katherine Grey, was a younger sister of Lady Jane Grey. A granddaughter of Henry VIII's sister Mary, she emerged as a prospective successor to her cousin, Elizabeth I of England, before incurring Queen Elizabeth's wrath by secretly marrying Edward Seymour, 1st Earl of : 25 AugustBradgate Park, near Leicester.

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Leanda de Lisle brings the story of nine days’ queen Lady Jane Grey and her forgotten sisters, the rivals of Elizabeth I, to vivid life in her fascinating biography.”—Philippa Gregory Mary, Katherine, and Jane Grey–sisters whose mere existence nearly toppled a kingdom and altered a nation’s destiny–are the captivating subjects of 4/5(15).

Mary I became queen on 19th July after she successfully deposed her first cousin once removed, Lady Jane Grey, or Queen Jane. Jane had been proclaimed queen following King Edward VI’s death on 6th Julyhaving been named as Edward’s heir in his “devise for the succession”, but her reign was to be only thirteen days.

Mary, Katherine, and Jane Grey – sisters whose mere existence nearly toppled a kingdom and altered a nation's destiny – are the captivating subjects of Leanda de Lisle’s new book. The Sisters Who Would Be Queen breathes fresh life into these three young women, who were victimized in the notoriously vicious Tudor power struggle and whose.

Further reading: “The Sisters Who Would Be Queen” by Leanda de Lisle, “The Sisters of Lady Jane Grey and Their Wicked Grandfather, Being the True Stories of the Strange Lives of Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk, and the Ladies Katherine and Mary Grey, Sisters of Lady Jane Grey, ‘the Nine-days Queen” by Richard Davey.

Lady Jane Grey was the eldest sister of three, and her younger sisters, Katherine and Mary who both suffered similar tragic lives, have similarly been cast as helpless ill-fated heroines. The Grey sisters however were far more interesting than that though/5(3). Mary Grey was the youngest of the three Grey sisters, the other two being Jane and Katherine.

Jane would reign as Queen of England for about ten days and Katherine would make an ill-fated love match that resulted in her imprisonment and early death.

Although Mary was short of stature, she was as well- educated. Letters written by Lady Jane Grey include the ‘Zurich Letters’ (those to the philosopher, Bullinger), a letter to Sir Thomas Seymour, her letters as Queen, Jane’s letter written in prison to Queen Mary and her farewell letters.

The Sisters Who Would Be Queen: Mary, Katherine, and Lady Jane Grey: A Tudor Tragedy Leanda de Lisle Ballantine Hardcover pages October Get this from a library. The sisters who would be queen: the tragedy of Mary, Katherine, & Lady Jane Grey. [Leanda De Lisle] -- Their story is one in which high politics had the most personal possible impact on the women whose lives it charts, one in which the pressure for royal women to produce legitimate male heirs ended.

The Sisters Who Would Be Queen by Leanda de Lisle,download free ebooks, Download free PDF EPUB ebook. The Tragedy of Mary, Katherine and Lady Jane Grey – Leanda de Lisle. Lady Katherine Grey was the great-granddaughter of Henry VII through his daughter, Mary, the French Queen who, following her widowhood had married Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk in a match that caused some French Queen’s eldest daughter, Frances, married Henry Grey, Marquess of Dorset.

Born inKatherine’s childhood was spent between the Grey .The Sisters Who Would Be Queen: Mary, Katherine, and Lady Jane Grey: A Tudor Tragedy Leanda de Lisle, Author, Wanda McCaddon, Read by, read by Wanda McCaddon. Tantor Media $ (0p) ISBN   The Sisters Who Would Be Queen: the Tragedy of Mary, Katherine and Lady Jane Grey by Leanda de Lisle - review The life and times of Lady Jane Grey are dramatic and gory, says Frances Wilson.