Lady Jane Grey (Heftet)

A Tudor Mystery

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2011
Antall sider: 392
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781444350180
Kategori: Historie
Omtale: Lady Jane Grey
Lady Jane Grey, is one of the most elusive and tragic characters in English history. In July 1553 the death of the childless Edward VI threw the Tudor dynasty into crisis. On Edward's instructions his cousin Jane Grey was proclaimed queen, only to be ousted 13 days later by his illegitimate half sister Mary and later beheaded. In this radical reassessment, Eric Ives rejects traditional portraits of Jane both as hapless victim of political intrigue or Protestant martyr. Instead he presents her as an accomplished young woman with a fierce personal integrity. The result is a compelling dissection by a master historian and storyteller of one of history s most shocking injustices.

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