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Lady Jane Dudley (née Grey) (1537-1554), Proclaimed Queen 1553

Sitter associated with 56 portraits
Protestant claimant to the throne. She was the granddaughter of Henry VIII's sister Princess Mary, and in 1533 married Lord Guildford Dudley, son of the Duke of Northumberland. Under Northumberland's influence Edward VI willed her the crown. The sixteen-year old Jane was proclaimed queen at his death in 1533 and reigned for nine days until captured by supporters of Mary Tudor. She was executed in the aftermath of Wyatt's rebellion.

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D34620

Anne, Queen of Hungary wrongly identified as Lady Jane Dudley (née Grey)

by Antoine Maurin, printed by François Le Villain, published by Edward Bull, published by Edward Churton, after Hans Maler
hand-coloured lithograph, 1830s (1519)
NPG D34620

D36333

Lady Jane Dudley (née Grey)

by John Mitchell, published by Longman, Rees, Orme, Browne & Green, after James Northcote
engraving, published November 1831
NPG D36333

D36328

Lady Jane Dudley (née Grey)

by Edward Hargrave, after Adriaen van der Werff
hand-coloured engraving, published 1840
NPG D36328

D36334

Lady Jane Dudley (née Grey) ('The execution of Lady Jane Grey')

by Green, after Paul Delaroche
engraving, published 1849 (1833)
NPG D36334

D36325

Lady Jane Dudley (née Grey) ('Lady Jane Grey's reluctance to accept the Crown')

by Herbert Bourne, after Charles Robert Leslie
engraving, published 1886
NPG D36325

D21395

Lady Jane Dudley (née Grey)

by William Marshall, after Magdalena de Passe, after Willem de Passe, after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, published 1648 (published 1620)
NPG D21395

D21396

Lady Jane Dudley (née Grey)

by William Marshall, after Magdalena de Passe, after Willem de Passe, after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, published 1648 (published 1620)
NPG D21396

D31627

Called Lady Jane Dudley (née Grey)

by Robert White
line engraving, published 1681
NPG D31627

D20288

Called Lady Jane Dudley (née Grey)

by Robert White
line engraving, published 1681
NPG D20288

D36348

Lady Jane Dudley (née Grey)

after Unknown artist
line engraving, probably 18th century
NPG D36348

D24994

Lady Jane Dudley (née Grey)

by George Vertue
line engraving, 1748
NPG D24994

D36344

Lady Jane Dudley (née Grey)

by James Basire, after George Vertue
stipple engraving, (1748)
NPG D36344

D36342

Lady Jane Dudley (née Grey)

published by Silvester Harding, after George Vertue
stipple engraving, published 14 March 1801 (1748)
NPG D36342

D36346

Called Lady Jane Dudley (née Grey)

by Thomas Anthony Dean, published by William Pickering, after Lucas de Heere
stipple engraving, published 1 October 1829
NPG D36346

D36332

Lady Jane Dudley (née Grey)

by William Holl Jr, published by Virtue & Co
engraving, mid 19th century
NPG D36332