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Lady Catherine Grey was born #onthisday 25th August 1540 A.D. and died 26th January 1568 A.D. was the younger sister of Lady Jane Grey.

She emerged as a prospective successor to her cousin Elizabeth I of England who became Queen Elizabeth Catherine angered Elizabeth by secretly marrying Edward Seymour, 1st Earl of Hertford.

When the queen was informed of their marriage, Lady Catherine was arrested and lived in captivity until her death, she bore two sons at the Tower of London.

 

 

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