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Sisters of Treason Early In Mary Tudor S Turbulent Reign, Lady Catherine And Lady Mary Grey Are Reeling After The Brutal Execution Of Their Elder Seventeen Year Old Sister, Lady Jane Grey, And The Succession Is By No Means Stable Neither Sister Is Well Suited To A Dangerous Life At Court Flirtatious Lady Catherine, Thought To Be The True Heir, Cannot Control Her Compulsion To Love And Be Loved Her Sister, Clever Lady Mary, Has A Crooked Spine And A Tiny Stature In An Age When Physical Perfection Equates To Goodness And Both Girls Have Inherited The Tudor Blood That Is Curse Than Blessing For Either Girl To Marry Without Royal Permission Would Be A Potentially Fatal Political Act It Is The Royal Portrait Painter, Levina Teerlinc, Who Helps The Girls Survive These Troubled Times She Becomes Their Mentor And Confidante But When The Queen S Sister, The Hot Headed Elizabeth, Inherits The Crown, Life At Court Becomes Increasingly Treacherous For The Surviving Grey Sisters Ultimately Each Young Woman Must Decide How Far She Will Go To Defy Her Queen, Risk Her Life, And Find The Safety And Love She Longs For. Katherine Grey has been having a great few years lately just a bit unfortunate that this comes nearly five hundred years after she had a fairly unhappy life Given that previous to around 2011, the only reason Ladies Katherine and Mary Grey had really only clung on to the historical record as Lady Jane Grey s sisters, this is quite a weather change Leanda De Lisle s book The Sisters Who Would Be Queen seems to have lit a spark that started a real old bonfire and so the forgotten Grey girls ar Katherine Grey has been having a great few years lately just a bit unfortunate that this comes nearly five hundred years after she had a fairly unhappy life Given that previous to around 2011, the only reason Ladies Katherine and Mary Grey had really only clung on to the historical record as Lady Jane Grey s sisters, this is quite a weather change Leanda De Lisle s book The Sisters Who Would Be Queen seems to have lit a spark that started a real old bonfire and so the forgotten Grey girls The late 16th century was quite unique in that for an extended period, all potential heirs to the throne were female, and it is against this backdrop that Sisters Of Treason is set It mainly focuses on three Tudor figures, normally given scant regard in the history books, they are, Lady Katherine Grey, Lady Mary Grey, sisters of the deposed nine day Queen, Jane , and Flemish born Levina Teerlinc, court painter This was a particulary uncertain period, when switching allegiances among the n The late 16th century was quite unique in that for an extended period, all potential heirs to the throne were female, and it is against this backdrop that Sisters Of Treason is set It mainly focuses on three Tudor figures, normally given scant regard in the history books, they are, Lady Katherine Grey, Lady Mary Grey, sisters of the deposed nine day Queen, Jane , and Flemish born Levina Teerlinc, court painter This was a particulary uncertain period, when switching allegiances among the nobility was common, if only to maintain self preservation, and ensure you didn t meet your fate with the scaffold Although this is a work of fiction, the author has based it on historical facts, and she has caught perfectly the workings of both the inner cou This novel is a very good telling of the heart wrenching tale of the tragic Grey sisters.The story commences with the execution of Lady Jane Grey No, this is not a spoiler, as she lived hundreds of years ago, and many of us are familiar with her fate.The tale is narrated by sisters Katherine and Mary, as well as the artist miniaturist Levina Teerlinc who was reputedly a friend of the family The novel articulates the sisters fear of following in the footsteps of Jane, i.e to the block, as wel This novel is a very good telling of the heart wrenching tale of the tragic Grey sisters.The story commences with the execution of Lady Jane Grey No, this is not a spoiler, as she lived hundreds of years ago, and many of us are familiar with her fate.The tale is narrated by sisters Katherine and Mary, as well as the artist miniaturist Levina Teerlinc who was reputedly a friend of the family The novel articulates the sisters fear of following in the footsteps of Jane, i.e to the block, as well as their desire to live a normal life with people they love However, their very existence seems to be an act of treason That Tudor blood of ours can bea curse than a blessing The characterisation is very After finishing Queen s Gambit, I knew that I had to read Fremantle s take on the unfortunate Grey sisters Contains historical facts that may be spoilers to some I love the fact that this story is about Katherine and Mary and their lives after the execution of their sister Jane, rather than the much told story of Jane s life While I love Jane s story and think she had amazing potential, this story wasunique.The novel is told from the POV of each of the sisters and artist, Levina Teerli After finishing Queen s Gambit, I knew that I had to read Fremantle s take on the unfortunate Grey sisters Contains historical facts that may be spoilers to some I love the fact that this story is about Katherine and Mary and their lives after the execution of their sister Jane, rather than the much told story of Jane s life While I love Jane s story and think she had amazing potential, this story wasunique.

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