Lady Jane Grey, the Nine-day Queen

Lady Jane Grey, Nine-day Queen of England. Print Collector / Print Collector/Getty Images

For a very short time between Edward VI and Mary I, Lady Jane was, at least nominally, Queen of England and Ireland, but whether she had any right to the title is still the subject of dispute.

Tracy's Sources:

  • Cavendish, Richard. "Lady Jane Grey Proclaimed Queen." History Today. Vol. 53, July 7 2003.
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  • The Editors of Encylopedia Britannica. "Lady Jane Grey." 2/17/2017
  • De Lisle, Leanda. "Lady Jane Grey: why do we want to believe the myth?." History Extra. 12/15/2015.
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