Lady Jane Grey is blindfolded and led to the execution block where the executioner waits, axe in hand. Line engraving by P. Mercury after H. Delaroche.
- Delaroche, Paul, 1797-1856.
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Lady Jane Grey, also called (from 1553) Lady Jane Dudley (1537-1554), titular queen of England, for nine days in 1553. At the age of 15 she allowed herself to be put on the throne; she was subsequently executed by order of Mary Tudor