21 November 1559 – Death of Frances Grey (Brandon), Duchess of Suffolk

| November 21, 2015

21 November 1559 – Death of Frances Grey (Brandon), Duchess of Suffolk

On 21st November 1559, Frances Grey (née Brandon), Duchess of Suffolk, eldest daughter of Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk, and his third wife Mary Tudor, Queen of France, and mother of the ill-fated queen Lady Jane Grey, died at Richmond. She was laid to rest in St Edmund’s Chapel, Westminster Abbey. You can read more […]

21 November 1559 – The death of Frances Brandon, Duchess of Suffolk

| November 21, 2014

21 November 1559 – The death of Frances Brandon, Duchess of Suffolk

On 21st November 1559, Frances Brandon, Duchess of Suffolk, died at Richmond at the age of forty-two. Frances was the daughter of Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk, and his third wife Mary Tudor, Queen of France, and the mother of Lady Jane Grey, who was queen for just thirteen days in 1553. Frances was married […]