When Henry VIII died in 1547, he left three highly intelligent children to succeed him in turn - Edward, Mary and Elizabeth - to be followed, if their lines failed, by the descendants of his sister Mary Tudor, one of whom was the ill-fated Lady Jane Grey. Edward was nine years old, Mary 31 and Jane ten. Edward, Elizabeth and Jane were staunch Protestants, Mary a devout Catholic; each had a very different mother and they had grown up in vastly different circumstances. This book is not interested in constitutional history but ...

Children of England 1997, Pimlico, London

ISBN-13: 9780712673198

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Children of England 1996, Random House (UK), London, England

ISBN-13: 9780224038331