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Lady Jane Grey is led to her execution, handing over her table-book to Sir John Gage. Line engraving with etching by Warren after Hamilton, 1802.

Hamilton.
Date
11 December 1802


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Description

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 reluctantly allowed herself to be put on the throne by unscrupulous politicians; her subsequent execution by Mary Tudor aroused universal sympathy

Publication/Creation

[London] (112 Holborn Hill) : J. Stratford, 11 December 1802.

Physical description

1 print : line engraving, with etching ; image 12.6 x 18.5 cm

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Lettering

Lady Jane Grey, at the place of execution presenting her table book to Sir John Gage. Hamilton delin. Warren sculp

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 43438i

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Languages

  • English
  • Latin

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