Chapter 5. Jane the Person

  1. Eric Ives

Published Online: 17 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444307832.ch5

Lady Jane Grey: A Tudor Mystery

Lady Jane Grey: A Tudor Mystery

How to Cite

Ives, E. (2009) Jane the Person, in Lady Jane Grey: A Tudor Mystery, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444307832.ch5

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405194136

Online ISBN: 9781444307832



  • Jane the person;
  • Jane Grey, key factor in Thomas Seymour's campaign;
  • securing Jane Grey - Thomas Seymour's schemes, securing recognition he felt entitled to;
  • Frances Grey - referring to Seymour as ‘my good brother’ and Jane as ‘your dearest niece’;
  • Dorset's personality and character - influencing Jane Grey for two years;
  • Thomas Seymour's reputation - being damned in the sermons of Hugh Latimer;
  • suspicion that Jane had blossomed under the care of Katherine and Thomas;
  • producing a ‘gracious’ daughter to live up to her proper station