NOBLEMAN

Lady Jane Grey

1537 - 1554

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Lady Jane Grey (c. 1537 – 12 February 1554), also known as Lady Jane Dudley after her marriage and as the "Nine Days' Queen", was an English noblewoman who claimed the throne of England and Ireland from 10 to 19 July 1553. Jane was the great-granddaughter of Henry VII, through his youngest daughter Mary, and a great-niece of Henry VIII, and cousin to Edward VI, Mary I and Elizabeth I. Under the will of Henry VIII, Jane was in line to the throne after her cousins. She had a humanist education and a reputation as one of the most learned young women of her day. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lady Jane Grey has received more than 13,378,759 page views. Her biography is available in 75 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 73 in 2019). Lady Jane Grey is the 71st most popular nobleman (down from 61st in 2019), the 254th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 233rd in 2019) and the 16th most popular British Nobleman.

Lady Jane Grey was born in 1537 to Henry Grey, the Duke of Suffolk, and his wife, Frances Brandon. She was the great-granddaughter of Henry VII of England and Elizabeth of York. Lady Jane Grey's claim to the English throne is based on her descent from Henry VII and she was the great-granddaughter of King Edward IV. Her father was the younger son of a duke and was not expected to inherit his father's title. However, when her uncle died, he became the Duke of Suffolk. Lady Jane Grey was a descendant of Henry VII and her father was the younger son of a duke and not expected to inherit his father's title. When her uncle died, he became the Duke of Suffolk. Lady Jane Grey was the youngest daughter of the Duke of Suffolk and the great-granddaughter of King Edward IV. Her father was the younger son of a duke and not expected to inherit his father's title. When her uncle died, he became the Duke of Suffolk. Lady Jane Grey was the youngest daughter of the Duke of Suffolk and the great-granddaughter of King Edward IV. Her father was the younger son of a duke and not expected to inherit his father's title. When her uncle died, he became the Duke of Suffolk.

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Among NOBLEMEN

Among noblemen, Lady Jane Grey ranks 71 out of 1,415Before her are Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia, Philippe of Belgium, Jeanne d'Albret, Edward the Black Prince, Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen, and Giuliano de' Medici. After her are Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Princess Margaret of Connaught, Albert II, Prince of Monaco, Elizabeth Charlotte, Madame Palatine, Henrietta of England, and Dmitry Donskoy.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1537, Lady Jane Grey ranks 3Before her are Edward VI of England, and John III of Sweden. After her are Longqing Emperor, Ashikaga Yoshiaki, Petrus Gonsalvus, João Manuel, Prince of Portugal, Christopher II, Margrave of Baden-Rodemachern, Simon I of Kartli, Francesco Barozzi, Louis IV, Landgrave of Hesse-Marburg, and Diego Durán. Among people deceased in 1554, Lady Jane Grey ranks 2Before her is Piri Reis. After her are Leo Africanus, John Frederick I, Elector of Saxony, Sebastiano Serlio, Francisco Vázquez de Coronado, João Manuel, Prince of Portugal, Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk, Hieronymus Bock, Sibylle of Cleves, Gaspara Stampa, and Pedro Cieza de León.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Lady Jane Grey ranks 254 out of 8,785Before her are James II of England (1633), Alan Parker (1944), Brian Jones (1942), David Lloyd George (1863), Ian Fleming (1908), and Edmond Halley (1656). After her are Arthur Evans (1851), Peter Ustinov (1921), Gary Oldman (1958), Æthelred I, King of Wessex (837), Olivia Newton-John (1948), and Richard Trevithick (1771).

Among NOBLEMEN In United Kingdom

Among noblemen born in United Kingdom, Lady Jane Grey ranks 16Before her are Edward VII (1841), Princess Alice of the United Kingdom (1843), Empress Matilda (1102), Henry IV of England (1367), Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (1982), and Edward the Black Prince (1330). After her are Princess Margaret of Connaught (1882), Henrietta of England (1644), Arthur, Prince of Wales (1486), Prince Andrew, Duke of York (1960), Princess Alice of Battenberg (1885), and Anne, Princess Royal (1950).