Chapter 28. Envoi

  1. Eric Ives

Published Online: 17 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444307832.ch28

Lady Jane Grey: A Tudor Mystery

Lady Jane Grey: A Tudor Mystery

How to Cite

Ives, E. (2009) Envoi, in Lady Jane Grey: A Tudor Mystery, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444307832.ch28

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405194136

Online ISBN: 9781444307832



  • envoi, Jane Grey is one such - ruling only thirteen days;
  • Jane, becoming a saint in the Protestant pantheon;
  • memorable sobriquet, ‘the nine days queen’ – not any Jane, but that Jane;
  • Anne Boleyn, Katherine Howard and Mary Queen of Scots, Jane - quartet of Tudor queens who died on the scaffold;
  • Jane dying as Jane Dudley, but universally remembered as Jane Grey, Ariadne chained to the rock;
  • justification for remembering Anne Frank centuries later;
  • speaking for the multitude of brutality's victims - who have no voice