Leanda De-Lisle

Friend of Elizabethan exiles: the colourful life of Jane Dormer

Mary Tudor’s maid of honour left England for Spain after Elizabeth I’s accession, where she aided the Catholic cause while apparently keeping on good terms with the Queen

Portrait of Jane Dormer, Duchess of Feria by Alonso Sánchez Coello, c.1563. [Alamy]

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