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Elizabeth the Great Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 3 Summary

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Chapter 3 Summary

Northumberland tries to seize both princesses and shut them in the Tower while he proclaims Jane Grey queen. Mary is warned, goes to Framlingham Castle and proclaims herself queen. Elizabeth remains where she is. Northumberland ends up in the Tower instead. Jane Grey, accused of treason, goes to the jailer's house near Beauchamp Tower, where her husband and his brothers are imprisoned.

Mary asks Elizabeth to meet her so they can ride into London together. They ride horses side by side to wildly shouting crowds and ringing church bells. Simon Renaud, ambassador from Queen Mary's cousin Hapsburg Emperor Charles V, wants to ally England and Spain through Mary's marriage to Emperor Charles' son Philip. He immediately sees Elizabeth as his enemy, since she resembles Henry VIII and the crowds adore her.

Mary reduces the blame cast on Jane Grey but keeps her and her husband in captivity...

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