This very rare image of the ‘nine day Queen’ by Lucas de Heere was owned by Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough. Lady Jane is shown as a girl in her family home of Bradgate, in Leicestershire, before her ascension to the throne. Caught up in the scheming of various factions at court, the teenaged Lady Jane was used as a puppet to block the claims of the Catholic Mary Tudor. Ousted from the throne, Lady Jane was executed at the Tower of London in 1554.
Jenny's Whim Bridge, Pimlico, London, 1750 Pimlico was a swampy osier bed with a scattering of cottages until It was sold by James I for £1,151.15s in 1623, and the whole area, including modern Pimlico, Belgravia and most of Mayfair and Kensington, was inherited by Mary Davies in 1666. At the age of just 12 she was married to Sir Thomas Grosvenor, a member of an obscure Cheshire family.As a result the Grosvenors became the richest family in Britain,
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