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Forum: British Royal History 04-16-2011, 12:04 AM
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Posted By Zonk
Basically as long as Jane was alive and a...

Basically as long as Jane was alive and a potential legtimate Protestant heir (remember many consider Elizabeth to be an illegitimte child with no right to the throne) she was a threat.

Many...
Forum: British Royal History 04-15-2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 105
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Posted By Zonk
Unfortunately for Jane her father (and those who...

Unfortunately for Jane her father (and those who didn't want a Catholic Queen) decided to try to overthrow Mary in Jane's name. That's really why she was killed. At first, Mary wasn't going to kill...
Forum: British Royal History 06-20-2009, 10:07 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 20,864
Posted By Zonk
Enough! Let's get back to the topic if of...

Enough!

Let's get back to the topic if of this thread, which is Lady Jane Grey and not anyone else.

I understand the references to point out the legitimacy or lack of legitimacy of Jane's...
Forum: British Royal History 06-05-2009, 10:49 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 20,864
Posted By Zonk
:previous: I agree that she is definitely a...

:previous:
I agree that she is definitely a tragic figure at least IMO.

The life of Lady Jane Grey is just another example to me at least how women were treated as commodities and not human...
Forum: British Royal History 01-17-2006, 10:11 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 20,864
Posted By Zonk
Ysbel...yes if I recall in every thing I have...

Ysbel...yes if I recall in every thing I have read about Jane's life...her mother made no attempt to beg for her daughter's life. I am not sure if the father had anything to do with the...
Forum: British Royal History 01-17-2006, 09:34 PM
Replies: 105
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Posted By Zonk
I love her books...particulary "The Other Boleyn...

I love her books...particulary "The Other Boleyn Girl which tells the story of Anne's sister, Mary who was also Henry VIII's mistress. Funny...how he can marry the woman of a former mistress but he...
Forum: British Royal History 01-17-2006, 09:09 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 20,864
Posted By Zonk
Mary did order Jane's execution but at first, she...

Mary did order Jane's execution but at first, she was willing to pardon her. It wasn't until Wyatts rebellion (and his attempt to restore Jane to the throne) that Mary bowed to pressure from others...
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