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  Lady Jane Grey - Simple English Wikipedia
She was the great-granddaughter of Henry VII of England and the niece of Henry VIII of England.
Mary had Jane's head cut off because her husband, Philip II of Spain, did not like Jane.
Jane died on February 12, 1554 at the Tower of London, London.
simple.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lady_Jane_Grey   (161 words)

 Jane Seymour
Jane Seymour may have first come to court in the service of Queen Catherine, but then was moved to wait on Anne Boleyn as she rose in the King's favor and eventually became his second wife.
One other view was that Jane fell into her role quite willingly and actively sought to entice the King and flaunt her favor even in front of the current Queen.
During her pregnancy, Jane's every whim was indulged by the King, convinced that Jane, whom he felt to be his first 'true wife', carried his long hoped for son.
tudorhistory.org /seymour   (468 words)

 Jane of England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jane Grey (October 12, 1537 – February 12, 1554), was a great granddaughter of Henry VII of England, and was proclaimed Queen of England for nine days in 1553.
Jane was born at Bradgate Park near Leicester in October (unknown day: perhaps the 12th) 1537, the eldest daughter of Henry Grey, Marquess of Dorset and his wife Lady Frances Brandon.
Jane's claim to the throne was through her mother, Lady Frances Brandon, who was the daughter of Mary Tudor (a daughter of King Henry VII of England) and her second husband, Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jane_of_England   (1695 words)

 Lady Jane Grey: Biography, Portraits, Primary Sources
Jane had protested the union but was persuaded by 'the urgency of her mother and the violence of her father'; in other words, persuaded by verbal and physical abuse.
Jane was visited by the Lord Treasurer, the Marquess of Winchester, who brought a selection of the royal jewels for her to try on.
Later, Jane would tell Mary I's officers this story, adding, 'I was compelled to act as a woman who is obliged to live on good terms with her husband; nevertheless I was not only deluded by the duke and the Council, but maltreated by my husband and his mother.' The battle, however, had been domestic.
www.englishhistory.net /tudor/relative/janegrey.html   (12741 words)

 Jane Seymour from Agnes Strickland's "Lives of the Queens of England"
Jane saw murderous accusations got up against the queen, which finally brought her to the scaffold, yet she gave her hand to the regal ruffian before his wife's corpse was cold.
Jane was the eldest of the eight children of Sir John Seymour, of Wolf-hall, Wiltshire, and Margaret Wentworth, daughter of Sir John Wentworth, of Nettlestead, in Suffolk.
Jane maintained her ground triumphantly; one of the king's love-letters to his new favourite seems to have been written while the fallen queen was waiting, her doom in prison.
tudorhistory.org /secondary/strickland/seymour.html   (5306 words)

 The Nine Day Queen - Part One   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Jane was forced to accept a title she did not want and marriage to a man whom she disliked, and she died because of circumstances completely beyond her control.
Jane was born at Bradgate Manor in Leicester.
Jane remained at Bradgate Manor until she was nine years old, after which she was sent to the royal court.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/leicestershire/16730   (469 words)

 Royalty.nu - Lady Jane Grey - Queen for Nine Days
Jane was happy with the Seymours, but Katherine soon died died and Thomas Seymour was arrested, forcing Jane to return to her parents.
Jane, who thought fine clothes were sinful, tried to refuse the gift, saying it would be "a shame to follow my Lady Mary against God's word," but her parents insisted she wear it in the hope that it would impress the king.
Jane's new mother-in-law visited her on July 3 and told her, "His Majesty hath made you heir to his realm." Jane said later that this unexpected news "greatly disturbed" her.
www.royalty.nu /Europe/England/Tudor/JaneGrey.html   (1491 words)

 BBC NEWS | England | Jane completes her final challenge
Jane Tomlinson, who is 38 and from the Rothwell area of the city, finished the Great North Run in Newcastle in one hour 51 minutes.
Jane and Mike hope that their efforts this year will have raised £100,000 for Cancer Research UK.
Jane, who has three children, thought she had conquered cancer when she had a mastectomy after being diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 26.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/england/2305041.stm   (276 words)

 Travel with Jane Austen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Hampshire in southern England is Jane Austen's county.
In the steps of Jane Austen by Anne-Marie Edwards is a book of walking trips in places associated with her.
Jane Austen Film and Television Adaptions is an informative page, where you can find the locations used in some of the films.
hem.passagen.se /anna6810/austen/janeresa.html   (939 words)

 Jane Austen's England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Welcome to the homepage of the 2002 Jane Austen’s England summer study trip at Randolph-Macon Woman's College.
The nine of us chose to take this class because we love Jane Austen, we are awed and inspired by her work, and we wanted to have personal contact with her world.
We also researched the culture of England during Jane Austen’s life (1775-1817) and presented reports to the rest of the group.
faculty.rmwc.edu /janeausten   (382 words)

 Bio_Jane   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Jane began her college career in January 1991, at the early age of sixteen, when she began attending Simon's Rock College of Bard located in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.
As a college student, Jane continued to fulfill her remaining high school requirements and in 1992, as a sophomore in college, Jane graduated from Lincoln High School with state and national honors.
Jane is currently residing in Haverhill, Massachusetts with her husband, Josh, newborn son, Griffin and dog, Simon.
www.microcreamery.com /Bio_Jane.html   (364 words)

 Important Places in Pride and Prejudice and Jane Austen's Life -- Map
The Lake country (rugged, scenic, and with literary associations) is in the far northwest of England; and Newcastle (where Wickham is stationed after his marriage to Lydia) is in Northumberland in the northeast.
In Hampshire: Steventon (near Basingstoke) in which Jane Austen lived 1775-1801, and Chawton (near Alton) in which she lived 1809-1817, are represented by a single fl dot in northwestern Hampshire ("HANTS" on the map).
Bath (marked on the map) was a health resort, retirement town, and provincial outpost of fashionable life; Jane Austen's parents were married there, she lived there 1801-1806, and her father is buried there.
www.pemberley.com /janeinfo/ppjalmap.html   (985 words)

 JGI | Jane Goodall | Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Jane Goodall was born April 3, 1934 in London, England, and grew up in Bournemouth on the southern coast of England.
On her second birthday, Jane Goodall's father bought her a beautiful, life-like toy chimpanzee named Jubilee, in honor of a baby chimpanzee born at the London Zoo.
However, Jane Goodall loved the toy, and to this day, Jubilee sits on a chair in her home in England.
www.janegoodall.ca /jane/jane_bio_child.html   (315 words)

Unfortunately, the Winchester house in which Jane Austen died is not open to the public.
When Jane was ill, she traveled to Winchester with her sister, Cassandra, in order to seek treatment.
In Memory of JANE AUSTEN, youngest daughter of the late Revd GEORGE AUSTEN, formerly Rector of Steventon in this County.
faculty.rmwc.edu /janeausten/winchester.htm   (730 words)

 Jane Smit · England Ladies Cricket
Jane has now played in 78 ODI Matches taking a total of 53 catches and 36 stumpings - she has also played in 15 Test Matches taking 22 catches and 2 stumpings giving her an overall total of 113 international dismissals upto and including the 2004 season.
Although Jane is the most successful wicketkeeper ever in the women's game, her achievements with the bat see her also holding a share of the one-day records for England's fourth and fifth wicket partnerships.
England played South Africa today in a warm up match before the World Cup - this was Jane's 100th appearance for England and her performance was described by England manager Richard Bates who said "in her 100th game for England (Test and ODI) Jane put in an exceptional performance behind the stumps".
www.freewebs.com /janesmit   (1507 words)

 Jane Austen: A Pathfinder
Jane Austen is considered to be one of England's greatest authors, second only to William Shakespeare.
This pathfinder is meant for undergraduate students studying Jane Austen, specifically those studying at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
The items cited here relate principally to Jane Austen's life; it is not meant to be a guide to critical works on her writing.
ils.unc.edu /~mohas/austenpathfinder.htm   (1697 words)

 BBC NEWS | England | West Yorkshire | Jane in Ironman challenge triumph
Cancer sufferer Jane Tomlinson has broken a world record, becoming the first terminally-ill person to complete the full Ironman triathlon in Florida.
Her husband Mike, 43, said people should not assume Jane found the events easy.
"Jane's dying an awfully painful death," he said.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/england/west_yorkshire/3989659.stm   (343 words)

 England's Saviour - Jane Seymour   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Jane Seymour was Henry VIII's third wife and she achieved two things that his other wives couldn't.
Jane was born at Wolf Hall in Wiltshire in 1505, the daughter of Sir John Seymour and Margaret Wentworth.
What's interesting is that Jane was under the King's eye for many years before he actually noticed her as she served not only Henry's first wife — Katherine of Aragon, but also his second, Anne Boleyn.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/KBH/105235   (481 words)

 Jane Austen festival Programme   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Jane Austen lived in a period of immense technological change in domestic lighting, when the humble candle gave way t with inteesting social consequences.
Jane Austen was a frequent visitor to the theatre as were her characters, but were they all more interested in who else was in the audience and what they were all wearing than in the play itself?
Jane Austen was a keen amateur musician with a large collection of music.
www.janeaustenfestival.co.uk /2005.html   (2586 words)

Visit Brighton Royal Pavilion: this impressive structure was originally built for King George IV who led a somewhat scandalous life; the pavilion was later used by his brother William IV and their niece, Queen Victoria.
Free afternoon in Salisbury to explore this cathedral city with the tallest spire in England, visit Mompesson House where part of Emma Thompson's film Sense and Sensibility was filmed and stroll around the cathedral precincts.
Coach to Chawton Cottage, a 17th century house which was the home of Jane Austen from 1809 till her death in 1817 and where she wrote Pride and Predudice and Emma; graves of her mother and sister, Cassandra, are in the nearby church yard of St. Nicholas; take tea at Cassandra's Cup Tearoom.
www.montgomerycollege.edu /news/hottopics/englandtour   (427 words)

 Jane Austen Tour of England 1998   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
JASNA's second tour of Jane Austen's England was held on July 14-25, 1998 and included twelve of the fifteen highest-rated events of the 1997 itinerary plus several exciting new features.
"Jane Austen: Great Homes and Gardens" took tour members to the British Jane Austen Society's Annual General Meeting at Chawton on July 18, to the Prince Regent's Royal Pavilion at Brighten, and on a cruise from Southampton to Netley Abbey.
Her dazzling knowledge of Jane Austen's life and work is reportedly equaled, and possibly surpassed, by her understanding of landscape gardening.
www.jasna.org /tours/tour1998.html   (268 words)

 Jane West
Jane spent her childhood, singing, dancing and acting both on stage and screen.
Her experience with rejection is reflected in this compelling story of a Pine tree’s dream to become what he thought he was born to be… a Christmas tree.  As a child, Jane was always writing stories, songs and poems, but her dream was to one day become a movie star.
Through unforeseen circumstances In 1986 Jane and her six-year-old daughter Katie, flew from England to California.
www.haylettpublishing.com /jane_west.htm   (176 words)

 England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The England of Thomas Hardy and Jane Austen
Thomas Hardy's and Jane Austen's England offers the best of both worlds - academic study of two major English authors and the opportunity for participants to travel and to experience British culture and landscape firsthand..
I often think about returning to England one day." "The tours and guides were good...There was plenty of time in which to explore Dorchester and the beautiful countryside." "Thank you so much.
www.mnsu.edu /ipo/england.html   (252 words)

 IronmanLive.com: Terminally Ill Jane Tomlinson Completes 2004 IM Florida
Jane Tomlinson (England), who is terminally ill with cancer, completed the 2004 Ironman Florida triathlon on Saturday in Panama City Beach, Fla. Considered one of the most grueling events in all of sports, an Ironman Triathlon consists of a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike and a complete marathon (26.2 miles) all run in succession.
Tomlinson used her race at Ironman Florida to raise funds for a series of charities in England geared toward cancer research and helping kids who suffer with various medical conditions.
Through her efforts over the past four years, Tomlinson has raised more than $1.5 million dollars for the four charities that she is supporting, by racing in a series of events including the Gatorade Half Ironman UK event.
vnews.ironmanlive.com /vnews/topstories/1100021054   (548 words)

 Edwards, In the steps of Jane Austen
Lane tells us that Jane Austen’s “travels took her through fourteen counties, some of them repeatedly; she knew three cities intimately, and she was acquainted with many stretches of the English coastline.” Anne-Marie Edwards in her book, In the Steps of Jane Austen, provides just the guide for the serious Janeite.
In the Steps of Jane Austen is the first American edition of Edwards’ work; however, the book was first published in 1979 in England and has gone through three editions there.
From my own experience with In the Steps of Jane Austen, I find that the maps are fairly simple and accurate, and the discussions in each chapter explain succinctly what the tourist might encounter of the actual places where Jane Austen went during her lifetime.
www.jasna.org /bookrev/br203p22.html   (787 words)

 Jane Austen (Japan)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Austinticity: Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice - Was Mr.
Jane Austen's House - The house where she revised & wrote her famous novels including Pride & Prejudice.
You ought certainly to forgive them as a Christian, but never to admit them in your sight, or allow their names to be mentioned in your hearing.
lang.nagoya-u.ac.jp /~matsuoka/Austen.html   (436 words)

 The Independent (London, England): Obituary: Jane Greer.(Obituaries)@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
JANE GREER has an indelible place in film history for her superb depiction of icy manipulativeness in the classic film noir Out of the Past.
She appeared in other good films, but her role opposite Robert Mitchum and Kirk Douglas in Jacques Tourneur's fine thriller is the one that has made her a screen icon.
From the moment she is first seen in the film, emerging in a wide-brimmed white hat from the misty haze of late afternoon into a shore-side Mexican tavern, her dark-haired beauty and softly modulated voice captivate the audience as they do the film's male protagonists, who...
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:77597251&refid=ip_almanac_hf   (217 words)

 England - Jane Seymour - Multicultural Education through Miniatures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
England - Jane Seymour - Multicultural Education through Miniatures
The story is about Jane Seymour, who was King Henry's third wife.
Her dress is blue with white lace and gold trim.
www.coedu.usf.edu /Culture/England_Seymour.htm   (39 words)

 Footstep Maps - Jane Austens England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Jane Austen's England is an excellent literary tour guide and specialist tourist map with detailed information on the history and attractions of the famous novelist's England.
This highly sought after detailed map provides you with Motorways, A Roads, B Roads and minor roads covering an area from Manchester to the English Channel some 250 miles from north to south.
Photographs and sketches provide you with the images of the Jane Austen's England we've all dreamed of visting.
members.iinet.net.au /~rsandgs/footstep   (278 words)

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