Кралица за девет дни (Beneath the Crown #1)
by Karleen Bradford (Goodreads Author)
Едва деветгодишна Джейн попада в центъра на бурните събития, разтърсили Англия след смъртта на крал Хенри 8-ми. Детските игри и забавления с нейния връстник и братовчед крал Едуард постепенно са изместени от заплетени дворцови интриги. Дори първите трепети на любовта са застрашени, тъй като не съвпадат с интересите на родителите и . Заради кралската си кръв тя непекъснато...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published 2004 by Пан
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May 15, 2014 Allegra Hailey Green rated it 5 of 5 stars · review of another edition
Fantastic historical novel. Well-written, age-appropriate story to get kids interested in British history. I was so luck after reading this novel I was able to travel to London to the Tower and see the engraving Jane made on the wall while she was imprisoned there.
Awaiting execution for treason after she was Queen of England for just nine days, sixteen-year-old Lady Jane Grey looks back on her short life. She had some happiness as a child, but her parents were distant. A cousin of the Tudor ruling family, she spent some time at court as a young girl. Eventually, her parents had her married to a man she didn't love, or even like. Meanwhile, England is caught in turmoil, as the young Protestant king, Edward, dies. Jane's male relatives scheme to have her cr...more
Lady Jane Grey is caught in the middle of political, religious and royal intrigue as a young teenager. As favorite cousin of the king Jane becomes the Queen for nine days. A fun and interesting look at the true story of Queen Jane.