Lady Jane Grey, and her times

Paperback | February 3, 2012

byFrancis Charles Laird

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1822. Excerpt: ... eluding a peace, and contracting for the surrender of Boulogne, to make a demand to have the youthful Mary of Scotland delivered up to him for a wife. Even in the reign of Edward VI. negotiations were still going on to provide a husband for the Lady Mary; on, apparently, a new arrangement with the emperor, in regard to the Prince of Portugal. This is manifest from instructions, yet extant, to Sir William Pagett, then ambassador at Brussels. Perhaps, indeed, as Mary was still troublesome in her refusal to conform to the established religion, the young monarch may have been anxious to get her out of the kingdom. That he had many fruitless negotiations with her is evident. In Edward's own journal it is stated, that " the Lady Mary, after long communication was content to come to Lees'" (in Essex), "to the Lord Chancellors, and then to Hunsdon; but she utterly denied to come to the court, or Oking, at that time." Fuller, in his Church History, accounts for this on the principle, that " she loved to deale with the king her brother eminus by letters, but in no wise cominus by discourse. Besides, she hated coming to the court, suspecting some harsh usage to her person, and jealous of being put into restraint." We have already alluded to the charges brought against the Lord Admiral, in regard to his " affecting Brit. Mus. Harl. Coll. No. 297, p. 63. the kingdom" as it was quaintly called; and it is only further necessary here to state, that on the 14th of March, 1549, he was executed for high treason; long previous to which Lady Jane had retired from Hanworth to her paternal mansion. Hanworth then changed its master, or reverted to the crown; and Chelsea Manor was granted to the Earl of Warwick, afterwards Duke of Northumberland, Lady Jane's future father-in-law...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1822. Excerpt: ... eluding a peace, and contracting for the surrender of Boulogne, to make a demand to have the youthful Mary of Scotland deliver...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:94 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217785905

ISBN - 13:9780217785907

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