NOBLEMAN

Lady Jane Grey

1537 - 1554

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Lady Jane Grey (c. 1537 – 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 9,766,129 page views. Her biography is available in 73 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 72 in 2019). Lady Jane Grey is the 57th most popular nobleman (up from 58th in 2019), the 233rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 242nd in 2019) and the 14th most popular 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 57 out of 842Before her are Raynald of Châtillon, Princess Alice of the United Kingdom, Robert Guiscard, Philippe II, Duke of Orléans, Elizabeth Charlotte, Madame Palatine, and Charles, Count of Valois. After her are Jeanne d'Albret, Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen, Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Fatma Sultan, and Herodias.

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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, Petrus Gonsalvus, Ashikaga Yoshiaki, Diego Durán, Christopher II, Margrave of Baden-Rodemachern, and Louis IV, Landgrave of Hesse-Marburg. 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, João Manuel, Prince of Portugal, Francisco Vázquez de Coronado, Hieronymus Bock, Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk, Sibylle of Cleves, Pedro Cieza de León, and Gaspara Stampa.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Lady Jane Grey ranks 233 out of 7,765Before her are Laurence Olivier (1907), Thomas Henry Huxley (1825), Sting (1951), Alcuin (735), Francis Galton (1822), and Benjamin Disraeli (1804). After her are Peter O'Toole (1932), Lemmy (1945), Roger Penrose (1931), Harold Wilson (1916), Edward Burnett Tylor (1832), and William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin (1824).

Among NOBLEMEN In United Kingdom

Among noblemen born in United Kingdom, Lady Jane Grey ranks 14Before her are Edward VII (1841), Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom (1857), Henry IV of England (1367), Arthur, Prince of Wales (1486), Edward the Black Prince (1330), and Princess Alice of the United Kingdom (1843). After her are Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall (1947), Empress Matilda (1102), Princess Alice of Battenberg (1885), Anne, Princess Royal (1950), Prince Andrew, Duke of York (1960), and Princess Margaret of Connaught (1882).