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The Resource Crown of blood : the deadly inheritance of Lady Jane Grey, Nicola Tallis

Crown of blood : the deadly inheritance of Lady Jane Grey, Nicola Tallis

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Crown of blood : the deadly inheritance of Lady Jane Grey
Title
Crown of blood
Title remainder
the deadly inheritance of Lady Jane Grey
Statement of responsibility
Nicola Tallis
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Good people, I am come hither to die, and by a law I am condemned to the same'.These were the heartbreaking words of a seventeen-year-old girl, Lady Jane Grey, as she stood on the scaffold on a cold February morning in 1554. Her death for high treason sent shockwaves through the Tudor world and served as a gruesome reminder to all who aspired to the Crown that the axe could fall at any time.While the story of 'the Nine Days Queen' has been told, the human and emotional aspects are often ignored. The recent trend of trying to highlight her achievements and her religious faith has, in fact, further obscured the real Jane, a young religious radical who saw herself as an advocate of Protestantism, and who ultimately became a martyr for her faith.This is an important and significant retelling of an often misread tale, examining evidence that has never before been published. Following Lady Jane Grey's journey from the deadly intrigues of her childhood that led inexorably through to her trial and execution, historian Nicola Tallis unravels the grim tapestry of her life along the way
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
  • 942.053092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
Label
Crown of blood : the deadly inheritance of Lady Jane Grey, Nicola Tallis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 352-362) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Extent
xxiv, 376 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781681772448
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, genealogical tables
System control number
  • (OCoLC)940362360
  • (OCoLC)ocn940362360
  • 1530837
Label
Crown of blood : the deadly inheritance of Lady Jane Grey, Nicola Tallis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 352-362) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Extent
xxiv, 376 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781681772448
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, genealogical tables
System control number
  • (OCoLC)940362360
  • (OCoLC)ocn940362360
  • 1530837

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