'Should I, who am young, and in my few years, forsake my faith for the love of life? Nay, God forbid!'
Lady Jane Grey, eldest daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Suffolk and great-niece of Henry VIII, was born in 1537 and executed at the age of sixteen and a half by order of Mary Tudor ...
'Hester Chapman's book is utterly magnificent, and I was enthralled by it. She combines an unassailably scholarly mind with the talent of a novelist, so that the characters leap into startling life. The result is far more fascinating than any conventional picture ... Everything is documented, everything is sound, and written in a beautiful, spirited and witty prose.' CHARITY BLACKSTOCK, BOOKS & BOOKMEN
'Excellent... rich in quotations from original sources' THE ECONOMIST
'Fascinating ... full of marvellous historical-domestic details' THE TATLER
'Dramatic ... objective . .. will become the standard work on its subject' THE SUNDAY TIMES
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Descripción Macmillan, 1972. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0330029878