Chapter 20. The March on Framlingham

  1. Eric Ives

Published Online: 17 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444307832.ch20

Lady Jane Grey: A Tudor Mystery

Lady Jane Grey: A Tudor Mystery

How to Cite

Ives, E. (2009) The March on Framlingham, in Lady Jane Grey: A Tudor Mystery, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444307832.ch20

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 18 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405194136

Online ISBN: 9781444307832



  • march on Framlingham;
  • despatch of Robert Dudley, day after Edward's death, to secure Mary;
  • Mary moving, to defensible castle of Framlingham, twenty-five miles away in Suffolk;
  • ‘The people press to see us, but not one saith “God speed us”’;
  • Northumberland's campaign - in difficulties from the very beginning;
  • Mary's sympathizers waiting the time to desert - giving Mary more time to build up her forces;
  • Robert's greatest success of bringing King's Lynn, Norfolk's - over to Jane Grey's side;
  • Mary's victory, with opposition persisting in the marshland for weeks;
  • Jane's commanders convinced - attack on Mary's army, being far more of a risk