The sisters who would be queen

Mary, Katherine, and Lady Jane Grey : a Tudor tragedy
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Ballantine Books , New York
Grey, Jane, -- Lady, -- 1537-1554, Hertford, Katherine Seymour, -- Countess of, -- 1540-1568, Keys, Mary Grey, -- 1545?-1578, Gray family, Nobility -- Great Britain -- Biography, Queens -- Great Britain -- Biography, Sisters -- Great Britain -- Biography, Great Britain -- History -- Tudors, 1485
About the Edition

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 exposed all three to the enmity of Elizabeth I.

StatementLeanda de Lisle.
GenreBiography
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA317.15.G7 D45 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxxx, 350 p., [16] p. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23872043M
ISBN 139780345491350, 9780345516688
LC Control Number2009031074

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