Nine Days a Queen: The Short Life and Reign of Lady Jane Grey
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|Author||Gary L. Blackwood|
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The Nine Days Queen: A Portrait of Lady Jane Grey
|Author||Mary M. Luke|
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At fifteen years of age, upon the death of her cousin, Edward, Lady Jane Grey was forced to accept the crown of England. She was queen for only nine days, however. Edward's eldest sister, Mary, soon challenged Jane for the throne, with tragic results. This is the true story of a bright and intelligent young...