Definition of Lady Jane Grey
1. Noun. Queen of England for nine days in 1553; she was quickly replaced by Mary Tudor and beheaded for treason (1537-1554).
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Literary usage of Lady Jane Grey
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1. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1880)
"Lady Jane Grey. BY MRS. OLIPHANT. I HAVE been asked to tell you American children the story of one of the youngest and most beautiful of all the notable ..."
2. The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England by John Campbell Campbell (1845)
"Edward's will in favour of Lady Jane Grey. Conduct of the Chan, cellor. Opinion of Judges. cording to a well-known rule of law, they were not his heirs; ..."
3. A Short History of England by Edward Potts Cheyney (1919)
"The Plot for the Succession of Lady Jane Grey. — The duke of Northumberland, ... The young king had a cousin, a girl of about his own age, Lady Jane Grey. ..."
4. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"His three eldest sons being already married, the fourth, who was named Lord Guilford Dudley, was accordingly wedded to Lady Jane Grey about the end of May ..."