On this day in Tudor history, 19th November 1564, in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, Lord John Grey died.
He’s not the Lord John Grey of the wonderful Outlander series, but he is just as interesting.
Lord John Grey was the youngest son of Thomas Grey, 2nd Marquess of Dorset, and in Queen Mary I’s reign, he was involved in a rebellion with his brothers, Lord Thomas Grey and Henry Grey, Duke of Suffolk. Henry and Thomas were executed, but John wasn’t.
How did Lord John Grey escape execution? And why did he get into trouble again in Elizabeth I’s reign?
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