Catherine Howard

Born sometime between 1518 and 1525, Catherine was the younger child of Edmund Howard and Jocasta Culpeper. She was niece of the third Duke of Norfolk, and cousin to Anne Boleyn. Her connections meant she was of fairly noble birth. Catherine grew up at Chesworth...

Jane Grey

Standing on Tower Hill in London, would you think of the girls? Hundreds of girls have likely been on this site, which dates back to Bronze Age settlements and, later, Roman villages. Yet its fame lies in violence – it is the site of public executions of high-profile...

Lady Jane Grey

The Tower of London has had many residents over its 923 year existence. From Guy Fawkes, to the Kray twins many of its residents have been political outcasts or notorious criminals. In 1554, Lady Jane Grey became resident of the tower. She was the shortest reigning...

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