Katherine Grey: Life Story

Chapter 17 : Books and Sources

Whilst Katherine Grey’s life has not been so thoroughly researched and documented as that of her sister, she is referred to in a number of contemporary sources. These, and the following books, have been used in the research for Katherine's Life Story.

Borman, Tracy, Elizabeth’s Women: The Hidden Story of the Virgin Queen, Kindle (London: Jonathan Cape, 2009)

Brewer, John Sherren, and James Gairdner, Letters and Papers, Foreign and Domestic, of the Reign of Henry VIII: Preserved in the Public Record Office, the British Museum, and Elsewhere in Engl (United Kingdom: British History Online, 2014).

De Lisle, Leanda, The Sisters Who Would Be Queen: the Tragedy of Mary, Katherine, & Lady Jane Grey (Glasgow: HarperCollins e-books, 2008)

De Lisle, Leanda, Tudor: The Family Story (United Kingdom: Chatto & Windus, 2013)

Durant, David N. Bess of Hardwick: Portrait of an Elizabethan Dynast, 1st edn (London: Weidenfield and Nicolson, 1977).

Ellis, Henry, ed., Original Letters, Illustrative of English History: Including Numerous Royal Letters: From Autographs in the British Museum, the State Paper Office, and One or Two Other Collections., 1st edn (London: Printed for Harding & Lepard, 1877)

Foxe, John, The Acts and Monuments of John Foxe: A New and Complete Edition: With a Preliminary Dissertation by the Rev. George Townsend (London: R.R. Seeley and W. Burnside, 1837)

Hoby, Sir Thomas, The Travels and Life of Sir Thomas Hoby Kt of Bisham Abbey, Written by Himself 1547 - 1564, ed. by Edgar Powell (London: Royal Historical Society, 1902)

Hume, Martin A S, ed., Calendar of State Papers Simancas, British History Online (HMSO, 1892)

Ives, Eric, Lady Jane Grey: A Tudor Mystery, 1st edn (United Kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd), 2012)

Lemon, Robert, ed., Calendar of State Papers: Domestic Series: Edward, Mary and Elizabeth, British History Online (London: HMSO, 1856)

Sidney, Philip, ‘Jane the Quene’: Being Some Account of the Life and Literary Remains of Lady Jane Dudley, Commonly Called Lady Jane Grey (London: Swann, Sonneschein and Co., 1900)

Strype, John, Annals of the Reformation and Establishment of Religion and Other Various Occurrences in the Church of England Etc. (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1824), i

Weir, Alison, Elizabeth, the Queen, Kindle (London: Random House UK, 2009)

Whitelock, Anna, Elizabeth’s Bedfellows, Kindle (London: Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2013)

Whitelock, Anna, Mary Tudor: England’s First Queen, Kindle (London: Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2010)