5 Blue- History week- Lady Jane Grey

This week, 5 Blue have learnt more about the short and tragic life of Lady Jane Grey.

To make enquiries.

To begin the learning, the children had a video shared with them including clues. Only one child in our class was able to work out who we were learning about using sing these clues alone. Children were given time using the internet and the clues to work out who it was.

To understand who Lady Jane Grey was and who her family were.

The children explored the Tudor family tree and created some explaining how Lady Jane Grey was connected to Edward VI.


How were Lady Jane Grey and Kind Henry VIII related?

Who was Lady Jane Grey’s grandmother?


To understand the key events in Lady Jane Grey’s life

We read a book about the life of Lady Jane Grey, gathered notes and used the internet to research key dates.

How did Edward VI influence the decision to put Lady Jane on the throne?
Tell me three things you have learnt about Lady Jane Grey.
To identify key events in Lady Jane Grey’s life.

The children researched dates and ordered them chronologically. They had to selected key eventsto include in their time line.

What key events affected her life?

To compare the life of Lady Jane Grey to other Tudor monarchs.

We compared Lady Jane Grey to other Tudor monarch.

What similarities and differences are there between Lady Jane Grey and other Tudor momarchs?


23 thoughts on “5 Blue- History week- Lady Jane Grey

  1. How were Lady Jane Grey and King Henry VIII related?
    Henry VIII was her grandmother’s younger brother.

    Who was Lady Jane Grey’s grandmother?
    Mary Tudor (Henry VIII’s sister) was her grandmother.

    How did Edward VI influence the decision to put Lady Jane on the throne?
    He influenced it by adding Lady Jane Grey as the Queen in his will and he also said that in his deathbed.

    Tell me three things you have learnt about Lady Jane Grey.
    ➖she only reigned for 9 days (shortest reign in British history)
    ➖her parents were very strict Protestants which caused Lady Jane Grey to be one too.
    ➖Queen Mary I ordered her, her husband and her supporters/advisers to be executed.

    I have chosen the Tudor monarch ‘King Henry VIII’.

    SIMILARITIES

    She and Henry were never suppose to be a monarch.
    They both were Protestants.
    They are both from the House of Tudor.
    They are both related to King Henry VII.
    They were not brought up to be a King or Queen.
    Before both of their coronations they stayed at the royal area if the Tower of London for the night.
    Both of them were married.

    DIFFERENCES

    She was executed while Henry died if health issues.
    She died at 17 while Henry died aged 55.
    She only reigned for nine days however Henry reigned for 36 years.
    Lady Jane only got married once , but King Henry VIII got married 6 times.
    King Henry had 3 children while Lady Jane Grey had none.

  2. Who was Lady Jane Grey’s grandmother?
    Her grand mother is Mary Tudor
    How were Lady Jane Grey and Kind Henry VIII related?
    Because she were directly linked to to king Henry VIII
    How did Edward VI influence the decision to put Lady Jane on the throne?

    Edward VI chose Lady Jane Grey to be on the throne because Jane was a committed

  3. Edward VI wrote his will, nominating Jane and her male heirs as successors to the Crown, in part because his half-sister Mary was Catholic, while Jane was a committed Protestant. The events took over her life because she had a short reign for only nine days and was only seventeen when she died.

  4. It was a fun time and I loved all the activities.
    Who was Henry the eighth to lady Jane grey
    Henry the eighth was her uncle and her grand mother was Mary.

  5. 1) Lady Jane Grey and King Henry VIII we’re related because it was her great uncle.
    2) Lady Jane Grey grandmother was Mary Tudor.
    3) Edward VI influenced Lady Jane Grey to be put on the throne by keeping all the Christian’s who were Protestants safe and to not change their religion.
    4) 3 things I have learnt about Lady Jane Grey was …
    She was Queen for 9 days
    She was a Protestant
    She was brought up to be the Queen
    5) The key events that affected her life were …
    Being Queen
    Learnt about Edward VI will
    And got killed in Tower of London
    6) Similarities
    Edward VI and Lady Jane Grey were on the throne for only a short time
    They both learnt together
    They were both Protestants
    They were both around the same age when they died
    Differences
    Henry VIII reigned for 36 years and Lady Jane Grey reigned for 9 days
    Lady Jane Grey was killed and Edward VIII got sick

  6. Lady Jane Grey was queen for 9 Days and reigned for 36 years and married King Henry the VII Lady Jane Grey have a short life she was 17 but Edward Vl he was 13 and he had a short life he died she’s been in bars and got chop

  7. 1.Henry VII was Lady Jane grey’s great uncle.
    2. Jane’s grandmother was Mary Tudor
    3.Edward influenced the decision of making Lady Jane grey the next on throne instead of Mary because Lady Jane grey she was a strict protestant and he thought Mary didn’t deserve the throne since her parents were divorced
    . Lady Jane grey has the shortest reign as monarch in history
    .She never really wanted to be queen, she was pushed into it and thought it was a offer from god and accepted it
    . She was the eldest daughter of Henry grey and Lady Frances Brandon.
    5.Similarities between Lady Jane Grey and Henry VII
    They both are well educated
    Neither of them where educated to be future monarchs
    They were both protestants

  8. Lady Jane Grey and King Henry VIII are related since he is her great uncle. Lady Jane Grey`s grandmother is Mary Tudor. King Edward VI influenced his decision of placing Lady Jane Grey on the throne since she was a protestant. Three things I know about Lady Jane Grey is that she was married to Gillford Dudley and that she reluctantly went onto the throne and her and Edward were the most educated monarchs during that time. The key event that affected her life was the day of her coronation and the day she found out about Edward`s will and death.

    SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES:
    Lady Jane Grey and Edward VI edition:
    SIMILARITIES:
    *they both had a good education
    *they both had died at a young age
    *they were both on the throne
    DIFFERENCES:
    * she was a little older than him
    *she died from an execution and he died from a disease
    *she reigned for 9 days and he reigned for 6 years

  9. 1. How were Lady Jane Grey and King Henry VIII related?
    Henry VIII is Lady Jane Grey Great uncle.
    2. Who was Lady Jane Grey’s grandmother?
    Her grandmother was one of Henry VIII sister Mary.
    3. How did Edward VI influence the decision to put Lady Jane on the throne?
    Edward VI changed his father’s will because his sister Mary I was suppose to be queen but his will wanted Lady Jane Grey to be queen.

    • 4. Tell me three things you have learnt about Lady Jane Grey.
      1. Lady Jane Grey reigned for only 9 days.
      2. She didn’t want to be queen.
      3. She was a religious person.
      5. What key events affected her life?
      When she was queen.
      When she went to the tower of London.
      When she was executed.
      6. What similarities and differences are there between Lady Jane Grey and other Tudor momarchs?
      Edward VI and Lady Jane Grey Similarities.
      They both died at a young age.
      They both were tutored to be monarchs.
      Both didn’t rule for as long as other Tudor monarchs.
      Edward VI and Lady Jane Grey Differences.
      Lady Jane Grey ruled only for 9 days but Edward Vi ruled for 6 years.
      Lady Jane Grey live to 17 years while Edward VI lived to 15 years.
      Edward VI died by a disease while Lady Jane Grey died by execution.
      Edward VI death was a secret to the townspeople for a while but when Lady Jane Grey it was not a secret to the townspeople.

  10. 1.lady Jane Grey and King Henry are related because there both tudor monarch and King Henry is Lady Jane Grey greatgranduncle.
    2.Lady Jane Grey grandmother is Mary.
    3. Because Edward VI chose Lady Jane Grey to be the next on the throne because Mary and Edward parents are divorce so he didn’t want her to be on the throne.
    4.lady Jane Grey facts.
    Ruled for nine days
    Cousin of Edward
    A turdor monarch

  11. 1. Lady Jane Grey was the great granddaughter of King Henry VII.
    2. Her grandmother was Mary Tudor.
    3. Edward influenced her by telling her to be queen because they wanted to keep Protestant Christian’s.
    4.she was queen for 9 days
    She was forced to be queen by men
    She was not meant to be queen but Edward Tudor wanted her to be queen.
    5. The key events that affected her life was the fact that she was only Queen for nine days.
    6.difference:she was only queen for nine days
    Similarities:she was a part of the Tudor family.

  12. They were related because King Henry VIII was Jane Grey’s great uncle .
    Lady Jane Grey’s grandmother was Mary Tudor
    Edward influenced her by telling her to be queen because she is protestant
    I learnt she was related to king Henry VIII, was protestant and had good education
    Being Queen affected her life
    Differences
    Lady Jane Grey. Edward VI
    She died at seventeen. He died at 15
    She ruled for nine days He ruled for 6 years
    She wasn’t meant to be queen .He was meant to be king
    She was beheaded He died of illness
    Similarities
    Lady Jane Grey Edward VI
    She died young He died young
    She was protestant. He was protestant
    She had good education. He had a good education
    She was queen at a young age. He was king at a young age.He was king at a young age.

  13. How were Lady Jane Grey and Kind Henry VIII related?
    He was her great grandfather and she was his great granddaughter
    Who was Lady Jane Grey’s grandmother?
    Mary was Lady Jane Grey’s grandmother.
    How did Edward VI influence the decision to put Lady Jane on the throne?
    Because she was a Protestant and would support the reformed Church of England.
    Tell me three things you have learnt about Lady Jane Grey.
    1.She was queen for nine days.
    2. She didn’t want to be the queen.
    3. Edward VI was her cousin.

  14. Edward VI vs Lady Jane Grey
    Similarities are:
    Queen/king of England
    Died young
    ………………………………
    Differences are :
    Edward VI died of tuberculosis
    Lady Jane Grey died from execution
    Edward VI died in Palace of Placentia
    Lady Jane Grey died in the Tower of London

  15. They were related because King Henry VIII was Jane Grey’s great uncle .
    Lady Jane Grey’s grandmother was Mary Tudor
    Edward influenced her by telling her to be queen because she is protestant
    I learnt she was related to king Henry VIII, was protestant and had good education
    Being Queen affected her life

    Differences
    Lady Jane Grey. Edward VI
    She died at seventeen. He died at 15
    She ruled for nine days He ruled for 6 years
    She wasn’t meant to be queen .He was meant to be king
    She was beheaded He died of illness

    Similarities
    Lady Jane Grey Edward VI
    She died young He died young
    She was protestant. He was protestant
    She had good education. He had a good education
    She was queen at a young age. He was king at a young age.

  16. 1. How were Lady Jane Grey and King Henry VII related?
    Lady Jane Grey was the great – granddaughter of King Henry VII.
    2. Who was Lady Jane Grey’s grandmother?
    Mary Tudor, Queen of France and Margaret Wotton, Marchioness of Dorset.
    3. How did Edward VI influence the decision to put Lady Jane Grey on the throne?
    Edward VI chose Lady Jane Grey to be on the throne because Jane was a committed Protestant and would support the reformed Church of England.
    4. Tell me three things you have learnt about Lady Jane Grey
    The three things I have learnt was
    * She was queen for only nine days
    * She was taken to the Tower of London for her execution
    * She was the great – granddaughter of King Henry VII
    5. What key events affected her life?
    The key events that affected her life was the fact that she was only Queen for nine days.

  17. Similarities and differences about Lady Jane Grey and Edward vI

    Some similarities are: they both had a really good education
    Both were Protestant and and wanted the same religion to be ruled in the world but Mary the I wanted Roman Catholic. All of the tudors had there coronation at westiminister abbey.

    Differences: Edward VI died because of a disease called turberculosis
    Lady Jane Grey died because of an executed by Mary because she wanted to be queen. Edward was brought to be a monarch but Lady Jane Grey wasn’t. Lady Jane Grey reigned for 9 days and EdwardVI reigned for
    6 years

    • Questions
      For HenryVIII is her great-granddaughter.
      Her grandmother was Mary Tudor.
      Edward wanted Lady Jane Grey to be queen because they wanted to keep Protestant Christian’s.
      Three things I’ve learn are:
      Edward and Lady Jane grey were like best friends even though they were cousins.
      I have enjoyed history week.
      Lady Jane Grey is the shortest reign queen.
      She got executed by MaryI.
      Key events was probably getting married being queen seeing Edward was sick. Having education.

  18. How were Lady Jane Grey and Kind Henry VIII related?

    1. Jane’s mother, Lady Frances was the daughter of Mary Tudor, Henry VIII’s youngest sister. Through her grandmother, Lady Jane Grey was directly linked to the King, Henry VIII.

    Who was Lady Jane Grey’s grandmother?
    2. Lady Jane Grey’s grandmother was Henry VIII yougest sister Mary.

    How did Edward VI influence the decision to put Lady Jane on the throne?
    3. Edward VI changes his Fathers will ( which was Mary I will be the next Queen in line. ) but Edward VI had a will ( which was Lady Jane Grey will be the next Queen. )

    Tell me three things you have learnt about Lady Jane Grey.
    . She was Queen for 9 days
    . She didn’t want to be Queen
    . She was very religious person

    What key events affected her life?
    4. When she want to the tower of London and she learned about Edward’s will.

    What similarities and differences are there between Lady Jane Grey and other Tudor momarchs?
    5. Edward VI
    Similarities
    . They were both monarchs for short period of time.
    . They were both well educated.
    Differences
    . Lady Jane Grey was sentence to death however Edward VI died because of a disease.
    . Lady Jane Grey was 17 years old when she died but Edward VI was 13 when he died.

  19. Lady Jane Grey King Henry the VII
    *Reigned for only 9 days. *Reigned for 36 years
    *She wasn’t a Protestant *She wasn’t a Protestant
    *She wasn’t brought up to a *She wasn’t brought up to a
    monarch monarch

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