Alison Plowden (1931–2007)

Author of Lady Jane Grey: Nine Days Queen

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Alison Plowden was born in the British Raj in Quetta (now in Pakistan). She was educated at a private school in England and by a governess and was presented at Court.  She began her career at the BBC as a secretary before becoming a script writer.  She went on to author numerous works on Tudor and Stuart history, with a special emphasis on the women of the period.
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