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Lady Jane Grey’s Education

Lady Jane Grey, also known as the The Nine Days’ Queen, received a top-notch education. Her schooling, as was customary for the children of the nobility at the time, began at a very early age. At first, she was tutored, together with her sisters Katherine and Mary, by John Aylmer, a bishop and a Greek

A Mother’s Advice To Her Son

Anne-Thérèse de Marguenat de Courcelles was the daughter of an officer of the fiscal court of Paris and his wife Monique Passart. She lost her father when she was only a little girl and was raised by her mother and her second husband, François Le Coigneux de Bachaumont, who transmitted to her his love for

Elizabeth I’s Education

Elizabeth I, daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, was a very bright and smart child. Ever since she was a little girl, a lot of attention had been paid to her education. Her first tutor was Katherine Champernowne (who would later marry Sir John Ashley), who was simply called Kat by the little Elizabeth.

A Mother’s Advice To Her Daughter

A few weeks ago, I shared some of the advice Madame de Lambert, Marquise de Saint-Bris, a woman very interested in education, gave to her son in her book A Mother’s Advice To Her Son And Daughter. Today we’re gonna have a look at the advice aimed at her daughter. Undoubtedly a lot of it