5 Blue – Tudor Family Tree

Today, we looked at a historical figure ’Lady Jane Grey’ and how she became queen. We looked at her family tree and found it interesting of how she became queen even though she was not in line for the throne. Have a look at the family trees we have created below and answer these questions:-

  1. Why did Lady Jane Grey become queen?
  2. How long was she queen for?
  3. Who was she executed by and why?

CHALLENGE – Have a go at finding out about the history of your family and create your own family tree. Please bring into school.

6 thoughts on “5 Blue – Tudor Family Tree

  1. 1) Lady Jane Grey because queen because Edward IV changed his will from Mary I to Lady Jane Grey.
    2) She was only queen for 9 days
    3) She got executed by Mary I because she took her place as queen

  2. Why did Lady Jane Grey become queen?
    She became Queen because Edward wrote in his will that Lady Jane Grey will be the new Queen.
    How long was she queen for?
    She was only Queen for 9 days.
    Who was she executed by and why?
    She was executed by Mary I because she took Mary’s place as the next Tudor monarch.

  3. 1) She became Queen after Edward VI death and because of his will
    2) She was Queen for only 9 days
    3) She was executed by Mary Tudor because Mary thought she should be Queen after Edward VI and was executed in the Tower of London.

  4. 1. Lady Jane Grey became queen by the will King Edward VI when he died.
    2.Lady Jane Grey was queen for 9 days.
    3.She was executed by Mary I (also known as bloody Mary since she killed a lot of people during her reign) because Mary was supposed to be on the throne after Edward VI but instead it went to Lady Jane Grey and Mary wanted to be on the throne.

  5. 1. Why did Lady Jane Grey become queen?
    She was proclaimed queen after the death of her cousin, the protestant King Edward VI, son of Henry VIII. She was actually fifth in line to the throne, but was his personal choice as she was a Protestant.
    2. How long was she queen for?
    Lady Jane Grey was queen for just nine days, as part of an unsuccessful bid to prevent the accession of the Catholic Mary Tudor.
    3. Who was she executed by and why?
    She was executed by Mary Tudor because Jane was arraigned for high treason.

  6. She was queen because EdwardVI wanted protesant christians but Mary wanted Roman Catholic so Edward gave it to Lady Jane Grey becuase she was also protesant.
    She was queen for 9 days.
    She was eecuted by MaryI because Mary wanted to be queen.

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