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This month's update adds eighteen lives focused on Early Modern Women and particularly on the adaptions of underground catholic lay culture in the face of religious turbulence and persecution in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century England. Read the introduction here.
Jane was the wife of John Dudley, duke of Northumberland, and centrally involved in his attempt to put Lady Jane Grey on the throne following the death of Edward VI. After Northumberland’s fall she tirelessly campaigned for pardons and freedom for her surviving sons.