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Jane Grey
October 12, 1537 - February 12, 1554
Nationality: British
Category: Royalty
Subcategory: British Royalty

God grant you all your desires and accept my own hearty thanks for all your attention to me. Although indeed, those attentions have tried me more than death can now terrify me.


All their sport in the park is but a shadow to that pleasure that I find in Plato; alas good folk, they never felt what true pleasure meant.


Pray God in the bowels of his mercy to send you his Holy Spirit; for he hath given you his great gift of utterance, if it pleased him also to open the eyes of your heart.


I do wash my hands in innocency, before God and the face of you, good Christian people this day.


The faith of the church must be tried by God's word, and not God's word by the church; neither yet my faith.


Although it hath pleased God to hasten my death by you, by whom my life should rather have been lengthened, yet can I patiently take it, that I yield God more hearty thanks for shortening my woeful days.


I think that at the supper I neither receive flesh nor blood, but bread and wine; which bread when it is broken, and the wine when it is drunken, put me in remembrance how that for my sins the body of Christ was broken, and his blood shed on the cross.


The crown is not my right, and pleaseth me not. The Lady Mary is the rightful heir.


I ground my faith upon God's word, and not upon the church.


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