10 July 1553 – Queen Jane

| July 10, 2014

10 July 1553 – Queen Jane

On the afternoon of Monday 10th July 1553, Lady Jane Grey, her husband Guildford Dudley, her parents and Guildford’s mother arrived by barge at the Tower of London, having travelled from Syon. They were greeted there by Guildford’s father John Dudley, Duke of Northumberland, and other councillors, before they made their way through the Tower […]

10 July 1553 – Lady Jane Grey Proclaimed Queen

| July 10, 2013

10 July 1553 – Lady Jane Grey Proclaimed Queen

On this day in history, in the afternoon, Lady Jane Grey, daughter of Henry Grey, Duke of Suffolk, and Frances Brandon (daughter of Mary Tudor and Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk), was proclaimed Queen at the Tower of London. Jane, her husband, Guildford Dudley (son of John Dudley, Duke of Northumberland), Jane’s parents and […]

10 July 1553 – Jane the Quene by Tamise Hills

| July 10, 2012

10 July 1553 – Jane the Quene by Tamise Hills

Today we have a guest article from Tamise Hills from The Lady Jane Grey Reference Guide Blog. Thank you so much, Tamise! Over to Tamise… As my train crosses the bridge into Cannon Street station on my journey to work today, I will look at the Tower of London and try to picture Lady Jane […]