The Execution of Lady Jane Grey (detail) by Paul Delaroche, 1833

The Execution of Lady Jane Grey (detail) by Paul Delaroche, 1833

Helena Bonham Carter and Cary Elwes- Set of Lady Jane

Helena Bonham Carter and Cary Elwes- Set of Lady Jane

Miniature of Lady Jane Grey (1536/1537 – 12 February 1554).  Her married name was Jane Dudley, and she's also known as The Nine Days' Queen. An English noblewoman and de facto monarch of England from 10 July until 19 July 1553. She was subsequently executed. The great-granddaughter of Henry VII through his younger daughter Mary, Jane was a first cousin once removed of Edward VI.

Miniature of Lady Jane Grey (1536/1537 – 12 February 1554). Her married name was Jane Dudley, and she's also known as The Nine Days' Queen. An English noblewoman and de facto monarch of England from 10 July until 19 July 1553. She was subsequently executed. The great-granddaughter of Henry VII through his younger daughter Mary, Jane was a first cousin once removed of Edward VI.

Jane Grey and Guildford Dudley Marry Setting Up the Events of Their Downfalls

Jane Grey and Guildford Dudley Marry Setting Up the Events of Their Downfalls

Lady J. Grey (Lady Jane Grey)

Lady J. Grey (Lady Jane Grey)

Lady Jane Grey(1536/1537–Feb 12,1554),also known as The Nine Days' Queen from 10 July-19 July 1553. She was subsequently executed.According to the account she recited Psalm 51 (Have mercy upon me, O God).The executioner asked her forgiveness,which she granted him."Will you take it off before I lay me down?",and the axeman answered:"No, madam."She then blindfolded herself.With her head on the block,Jane spoke the last words of Jesus:"Lord, into thy hands I commend my spirit!"She was then…

Katherine Parr Gives Birth to Baby Girl: Katherine’s Only Child

Lady Jane Grey(1536/1537–Feb 12,1554),also known as The Nine Days' Queen from 10 July-19 July 1553. She was subsequently executed.According to the account she recited Psalm 51 (Have mercy upon me, O God).The executioner asked her forgiveness,which she granted him."Will you take it off before I lay me down?",and the axeman answered:"No, madam."She then blindfolded herself.With her head on the block,Jane spoke the last words of Jesus:"Lord, into thy hands I commend my spirit!"She was then…

TheExecution of Lady Jane Grey by KristinaGehrmann.deviantart.com

TheExecution of Lady Jane Grey by KristinaGehrmann.deviantart.com

Guilford Dudley (Cary Elwes) & Lady Jane Grey (Helena Bonham Carter) in Lady Jane, 1986 Costume designers Sue Blane and David Perry

Guilford Dudley (Cary Elwes) & Lady Jane Grey (Helena Bonham Carter) in Lady Jane, 1986 Costume designers Sue Blane and David Perry

A list of people buried at the Chapel of Saint Peter-ad-Vincula inside the Tower of London.  Includes Bishop John Fisher, Sir Thomas More, George Boleyn, Queen Anne Boleyn, Thomas Cromwell, Queen Katherine Howard, and Lady Jane Gray among many others.

A list of people buried at the Chapel of Saint Peter-ad-Vincula inside the Tower of London. Includes Bishop John Fisher, Sir Thomas More, George Boleyn, Queen Anne Boleyn, Thomas Cromwell, Queen Katherine Howard, and Lady Jane Gray among many others.

Possible miniature of Lady Jane Grey, the ill-fated Nine Day Queen. Dr. Starkey suggests the brooch represents the Dudleys, the family of her husband. No definitive contemporary image is known.

Secret portrait of the 'nine-day' Queen found

Possible miniature of Lady Jane Grey, the ill-fated Nine Day Queen. Dr. Starkey suggests the brooch represents the Dudleys, the family of her husband. No definitive contemporary image is known.

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