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30,670.  In 1553 the only heirs to the Tudor throne were female.  The next three monarchs of England would be women.  (England & Mary I & Jane Grey)  Dr Helen Castor, She-Wolves: England’s Early Queens III: Jane, Mary and Elizabeth

 

30,671.  Nine-year-old Edward became king of England ... A few months after his fifteenth birthday Edward fell seriously ill ... He was dying.  (England & Edward VI & Mary I & Jane Grey)  ibid.

 

30,672.  Mary’s fear was that faith would usurp bloodline.  (England & Mary I & Jane Grey)  ibid.

 

30,673.  So in his [Edward’s] first draft he left his crown not to the Gray girls but to the sons they might one day have – their heirs male.  (England & Edward VI & Mary I & Jane Grey)  ibid.

 

30,674.  Jane Gray was strong willed and ferociously intelligent, but she was only fifteen and struggling with shock and grief.  (England & Mary I & Jane Grey)  ibid.

 

30,675.  Mary was determined she would be queen.  (England & Mary I & Jane Grey)  ibid.

 

30,676.  Jane may have been proclaimed England’s queen for a fleeting moment but she was never crowned.  (England & Mary I & Jane Grey)  ibid.

 

30,677.  Mary became the first Queen of England to be crowned in her own right.  (England & Mary I & Jane Grey)  ibid.

 

30,678.  Mary’s decision to marry Philip [II] has been seen as the defining mistake of her reign.  (England & Mary I & Jane Grey)  ibid.

 

30,679.  Jane was led to the scaffold in the precincts of the Tower.  (England & Mary I & Jane Grey)  ibid.

 

30,680.  Mary knew she needed an heir.  (England & Mary I & Jane Grey)  ibid.

 

30,681.  Mary undid Edward’s Protestant Reformation.  (England & Mary I & Jane Grey)  ibid.

 

30,682.  On 17th November 1558 Mary died.  (England & Mary I & Jane Grey)  ibid.

 

 

115,061.  The Tudors are historical superstars, our most famous royal dynasty.  But there is one Tudor monarch who has been all but forgotten: Queen Jane.  (England & Jane Grey & Mary I)  Helen Castor, England’s Forgotten Queen: The Life and Death of Lady Jane Grey I, BBC 2018

 

115,062.  Lady Jane Grey was a teenager thrust on to the throne only to lose her crown after nine days.  (England & Jane Grey & Mary I)  ibid.  

 

115,063.  This is Edward’s device for the succession … He’s decided on a particular female line.  (England & Jane Grey & Mary I & Edward VI)  ibid.

 

115,064.  Jane was certainly put under pressure to be married.  (England & Mary I & Jane Grey)  ibid.

 

115,065.  ‘This is not for me; the rightful heir is Mary.’  (England & Mary I & Jane Grey)  ibid.  cited French ambassador

 

 

115,089.  The first woman to be proclaimed queen of England … It’s a Tudor thriller.  (England & Jane Grey & Mary I)  Helen Castor, England’s Forgotten Queen: The Life and Death of Lady Jane Grey II  

 

115,090.  Northumberland has focused on securing the Tower and the machinery of state.  It suggests at this point he doesn’t see Mary as a serious threat.  (England & Jane Grey & Mary I)  ibid.

 

115,091.  In July 1553 the choice the country faced was not just Jane or Mary, it was Protestant or Catholic.  (England & Jane Grey & Mary I)  ibid.

 

115,092.  Grass-roots support for Mary begins to have a surprising effect on the higher ranks of society.  (England & Jane Grey & Mary I)  ibid.

 

 

115,226.  She has locked her own supporters inside the Tower with her.  (England & Jane Grey & Mary I)  Helen Castor, England’s Forgotten Queen: The List and Death of Lady Jane Grey III  

 

115,227.  The [Privy] Council had put Jane on the throne and now they abandon her and declare for Mary.  (England & Mary & Jane Grey & Mary I)  ibid.

  

115,228.  Mary looked for a bloodless resolution.  (England & Mary & Jane Grey & Mary I)  ibid.  

 

115,229.  Jane was tried alongside her husband Guildford.  (England & Jane Grey & Mary I)  ibid.