NOBLEMAN

Lady Jane Grey

1537 - 1554

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Lady Jane Grey (c. 1536 – 12 February 1554), later 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 July until 19 July 1553. Jane was the great granddaughter of Henry VII through his younger daughter Mary, and was a first cousin once removed of Edward VI. She had an excellent 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 8,388,711 page views. Her biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 67 in 2019). Lady Jane Grey is the 58th most popular nobleman (up from 63rd in 2019), the 243rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 271st in 2019) and the 15th 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 58 out of 843Before her are Robert Guiscard, Charles, Count of Valois, Edward the Black Prince, Sigurd Snake-in-the-Eye, Arthur, Prince of Wales, and Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten. After her are Giuliano de' Medici, Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia, Olga of Kiev, Empress Matilda, Jeanne d'Albret, and Philip the Bold.

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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, João Manuel, Prince of Portugal, and Ashikaga Yoshiaki. Among people deceased in 1554, Lady Jane Grey ranks 2Before her is Piri Reis. After her are John Frederick I, Elector of Saxony, Leo Africanus, Sebastiano Serlio, Francisco Vázquez de Coronado, João Manuel, Prince of Portugal, Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk, Hieronymus Bock, Pedro Cieza de León, Moretto da Brescia, and Sibylle of Cleves.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Lady Jane Grey ranks 243 out of 6,924Before her are Henry Morton Stanley (1841), Peter Ustinov (1921), Arthur, Prince of Wales (1486), Christopher Marlowe (1564), Benjamin Disraeli (1804), and Ian Holm (1931). After her are Empress Matilda (1102), Ælfweard of Wessex (904), John Donne (1572), John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh (1842), Roger Waters (1943), and J. M. Barrie (1860).

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