Lord John Grey Says Goodbye to Outlander", "Official site: Chronology of the Outlander Series", "Top 10 Crushworthy LGBT Characters in Sci-Fi/Fantasy", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Lord_John_Grey_(character)&oldid=977035901, Characters in American novels of the 20th century, Characters in American novels of the 21st century, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Benedicta Grey, Duchess of Pardloe (mother), This page was last edited on 6 September 2020, at 15:13. [33], In 1760 in The Scottish Prisoner (2011), Grey and Jamie Fraser find themselves traveling together to Ireland to try to bring back an English soldier with the intent of instigating court-martial procedures against him. “Lord John and the Plague of Zombies,” which is also titled, “A Plague of Zombies,” a novella. Knihy; Bazar; Lord John a důvěrná záležitost 1. v sérii, D. Gabaldon, 2011 Koupit Koupit eknihu. One of four children, he is talented in both singing and the violin. In September 1745, while scouting for the British army, Grey comes across a band of Scots, led by notorious rebel Red Jamie Fraser.Grey notices an English lady among them and thinks that she is being held against her will, so he attacks Fraser, but is overpowered. During this process they manage to begin to rebuild their friendship. Grey eventually paroles Jamie at Helwater, the country estate of the Dunsany family, in 1756. Lord John and the Private Matter “Lord John pressed two fingers between his throbbing brows and essayed what he hoped was an expression of satiated lewdness.” — She knows nothing of his character, nor of the real nature of marriage, and if she is truly in love with anything at the moment, it is with her wedding dress.” — [29][47], Around 1747, Grey's cousin Olivia Pearsall is orphaned, and becomes Hal's ward. [49] Grey also meets and is joined in his adventure by the handsome Hanoverian Captain Stephan von Namtzen, Landgrave of Erdberg, and takes young Tom Byrd into his employ as his valet. He has long, blond hair and "large, beautiful" blue eyes.[42]. THE SCOTTISH PRISONER, a novel. Grey is still with the 46th Regiment at the Battle of Culloden in 1746, but is prevented from fighting by his brother Lord Melton. Lord John Grey Series. Information gleaned by Jamie from the encounter helps the Jacobites defeat the British forces at the Battle of Prestonpans. This page was last edited on 17 October 2020, at 16:42. The house in Jermyn Street is the home of Lord John Grey's mother, Benedicta, as well as the occasional home of John himself. In May 2020, Berry announced that he would not be returning to Outlander for the sixth season. As in Voyager, the season three episode "All Debts Paid" finds an adult Grey as the new governor of Ardsmuir Prison, where Jamie has been incarcerated. Com­fort­able with his sex­u­al­ity but nec­es­sar­ily "dis­creet", Grey nav­i­gates mys­tery and in­trigue "with char­ac­ter­is­tic élan, in­tel­li­gence, and for­ti­tude, as­sisted by jew­eled gob­lets of wine and mean­ing­ful glances from fetch­ing men." Jamie kisses him. Afterwards, Isobel and William go to join Grey in Jamaica, but Isobel dies during the sea voyage. 20.09.2020 - Entdecke die Pinnwand „Lord John Grey“ von Evelyn Hetfield. [9], In August 2016, it was announced that Berry would be joining the cast of Starz's time travel period drama Outlander, in the recurring role of Lord John Grey. Consequently, he lives constantly with conflict, which makes him both deeply entertaining and easy to write about. During the Jacobite Rising of 1745, Grey's brother Hal takes his regiment to Scotland, and sixteen-year-old John goes with him. Later in "The Bakra', Grey and Jamie are reunited in Jamaica, where Grey is governor and Jamie is seeking his missing nephew, Young Ian. While Jamie gets to know Willie, Claire nurses Grey, who has contracted measles. Grey mainly serves as a forager and a scout during this time. He grieves his late wife Isobel, and admits to Claire his lingering attraction to Jamie. In my head, Lord John Grey is generally an older gentleman, although because of the flashback narratives present in the book Voyager and the … [51] TooFab.com called Grey a "fan favorite", noting that followers of both the book and TV series are eager for a spin-off featuring the character. These books take place during the time period covered in Voyager (Outlander, #3). [16] Grey has been called "one of the most complex and interesting" of the hundreds of characters in Gabaldon's Outlander novels. Spin-off of the Outlander series. 3 primary works • 11 total works. Australian actor David Berry portrays Lord John Grey as an adult in Season Three of the Outlander television adaptation. [20], Unlike in the novel, it is Claire who initiates the ruse of Jamie threatening her to coerce Grey. He's what I call a 'mushroom'—one of those unplanned people who pops up out of nowhere and walks off with any scene he's in—and he talks to me easily (and wittily). The character makes subsequent appearances in Drums of Autumn (1997), A Breath of Snow and Ashes (2005), An Echo in the Bone (2009), and Written in My Own Heart's Blood (2014), as well as in The Fiery Cross (2001) by way of a series of letters to Jamie and his family. Grey attends Brianna's wedding to Roger Mackenzie in "The Fiery Cross". In 1765 Grey, by then a lieutenant-colonel, has retired from military life and is appointed the Governor of Jamaica.[46]. Information gleaned by Jamie from the encounter leads to the Highlanders defeating the English forces at the Battle of Prestonpans in 1745. He's also a man of honor and deep affections — whether returned or not. Lord John a Bratrstvo čepele 2. v sérii, D. Gabaldon, 2018 "[24], That first Lord John story became Lord John and the Hellfire Club (1998); it was well-received and Gabaldon decided that she would write more Grey-centric tales in her spare time. Grey also becomes involved again with Manoke, who takes a job at the plantation as his cook. Jamie offers his body to Lord John, who declines. While attempting to solve the mystery, Grey tries to navigate his perhaps-mutual attraction to the dashing von Namtzen, as well as to deflect the advances of the beautiful young widow Louisa, Princess von Lowenstein, at whose castle both men are staying. In the season four episode "Blood of My Blood", Grey and Willie visit Jamie and Claire in Fraser's Ridge, their homestead in North Carolina. Years later, Grey arranges for Jamie's parole at the country estate Helwater. 19.09.2020 - Entdecke die Pinnwand „David Berry“ von René Bartsch. He's also a gay man, in a time when to be homosexual was a capital offense, and Lord John has more than most to lose by discovery. Jamie is sent home to Lallybroch to die, but recovers, and goes into hiding. [14], 2020 saw Berry team up with fellow actor Tim Downie on an unofficial Outlander podcast entitled Outcasts. [23][24] When Gabaldon was invited to write a short story for the 1998 British anthology Past Poisons: An Ellis Peters Memorial Anthology of Historical Crime, she was interested in the challenge of writing a shorter work but hesitant to use any of the main characters from the Outlander series for fear of creating "a stumbling block in the growth of the next novel. In 2015, Fandomania named him among their "Top 10 Crushworthy LGBT Characters in Sci-Fi/Fantasy". He meets Claire and Jamie's daughter Brianna, and learns that she is unmarried and pregnant. [6] He also joined the main cast of the Foxtel drama A Place To Call Home as James Bligh, a man tortured by society's treatment of his homosexuality, in 1950s Australia. [29] John also has two other siblings—Paul and Edgar DeVane—half brothers from his mother's earlier marriage to Captain DeVane. Grey's first lover is Hector, a twenty-year-old lieutenant in his regiment. Grey tells Brianna he is taking Jocasta's manservant Ulysses, a former slave, with him back to England. [47], In 1757 during the events of Lord John and the Private Matter (2003), Grey begins investigating Olivia's fiancé, Joseph Trevelyan, whom Grey suspects to have syphilis. Lord John Grey him­self has been called one of Ga­bal­don's "most com­plex and in­ter­est­ing" Out­lander char­ac­ters. Book 0.5. Born around June 1729, John William Grey is the second child of the Duke and Duchess of Pardloe, Gerard and Benedicta Grey. In the mistaken belief that Claire is an English prisoner of the Scots, Grey tries to "save" her; Jamie breaks his arm but spares his life. As related later in Voyager (1993), to most of Grey's own regiment he subsequently "had been a pariah and an object of scorn. [9] He said, "It's in the back of our minds as a potential thing, but right now our minds are pretty firmly set on just delivering the second season. [24] The Lord John spin-off series currently consists of five novellas and three novels; though they and the main Outlander books can be understood independently of each other, there are events in each that will be more thoroughly understood having read both series. Lord John Grey is a closeted gay governor of a prison and saves Heughan's incarcerated character from execution as a traitor in season 3. 22.06.2020 - Erkunde MORAGs Pinnwand „Lord John Outlander“ auf Pinterest. your own Pins on Pinterest Outlander’s executive producer Ronald D. … During Grey's journey to Jamaica, he meets Claire Fraser again, and is later re-acquainted with Jamie in Jamaica. Berry was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, but moved to Australia in his youth. He eventually becomes the stepfather of Jamie's illegitimate son Willie, who is being raised as an earl, in "Of Lost Things". A grateful Jamie offers himself to Grey, who declines, but Jamie kisses him. [25], "Lord John Grey is an important character in the Outlander series, but he isn't onstage all the time. Brianna overhears. In 2002 he received a scholarship to study political science at Montreal's McGill University. Secretly knowing that his father had been murdered, with Jamie Fraser's help Grey finds that his father had been innocent. From that point on, he made seafaring his occupation, rather than work on land. In August 2016, Joanna Robinson of Vanity Fair called Grey "a character so popular, Gabaldon eventually spun him off into his own novels". English actor Oscar Kennedy portrayed sixteen-year-old Lord John (using the alias \"William Grey\") in Season Two of the series. [9], The casting of Oscar Kennedy in the role was announced on Twitter in November 2015. Lord John Grey série. Weitere Ideen zu Outlander, Outlander buch, Diana gabaldon outlander. Before becoming an actor he worked as a journalist. In 1756, after the prison is successfully rebuilt into a fortress, Grey arranges for Jamie to be paroled to Helwater, under the eye of family friend Lord Dunsany, instead of being transported to the American colonies for seven years of indentured servitude. Jamie is pained to see Grey and Willie leave. [1] Publishers Weekly described him as "a competent and likable sleuth" in 2003. The film revolves around the experiences of Cleaver during The Battle of Coral-Balmoral, fought between May 12 and June 6, 1968. His brother Harold, called "Hal", is nine years older. Percy's Hanoverian lover allows his commanding officer, von Namtzen, to kill him rather than face the shame of dismissal. [31] Grey returns to the 46th Regiment, which is assigned to fight under Duke Ferdinand of Brunswick and chases French and Austrian troops around in the Rhine Valley for weeks until the Battle of Krefeld. Claire, also visiting Philadelphia at the time, is able to operate on Henry and save his life. When he was seventeen, he found work in Inverness building the foundation of a house, where he was nearly used as a human sacrifice to fulfill an ancient custom. [28] In The Custom of the Army (2010), it is 1759 and Grey finds himself both about to be promoted within His Majesty's Army and fresh from a gentlemen's duel in which his opponent was killed. [52], This article is about the fictional character from Diana Gabaldon's Outlander. Martin and Gardner Dozois, released in October, 2011. Weitere Ideen zu outlander, outlander buch, diana gabaldon outlander. Grey and Jamie begin having weekly dinners, playing chess and exchanging information related to the prisoners. [4][7][8], 2015 saw Berry star as Brian Cleaver in The Crater: A True Story of Vietnam. "[1] Grey is described as being about five feet six inches, slight and good-looking, with fine-boned features. He refuses, but then relents when he realizes how much she needs him to help her. [1] Publishers Weekly notes Grey to be "a competent and likable sleuth"[39] and a " soldier-hero with secrets of his own. [24][25] Her next attempt was a larger manuscript that secured the author a deal for three full Grey novels: Lord John and the Private Matter (2003), Lord John and the Brotherhood of the Blade (2007) and The Scottish Prisoner (2011). Discover (and save!) In 1745, when Grey is sixteen, he informally joins the 46th Regiment, which Hal had raised to restore the family's reputation. [2][3], Berry's first professional role was a guest appearance in an episode of Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries. Beyond that obvious advantage, Lord John is a fascinating character. Claire, prepare to have your honor defended. He is a recurring secondary character in Gabaldon's Outlander series of novels, and the main character of the Lord John series of historical mystery novels and novellas. Appeared in DOWN THESE STRANGE STREETS, edited by George R.R. Outlander, a television adaptation of Gabaldon's series, premiered on Starz in August 2014,[5][6] with each season based on a novel in the sequence. "[40] Comfortable with his sexuality but necessarily "discreet", Grey navigates mystery and intrigue "with characteristic élan, intelligence, and fortitude, assisted by jeweled goblets of wine and meaningful glances from fetching men. [23], With the TV series adaptation of Gabaldon's Outlander series premiering on Starz in 2014, Executive Producer Ronald D. Moore was asked in March 2015 about the possibility of a Lord John series. David Berry is an Australian actor known for his role as James Bligh in the television series A Place To Call Home and Lord John Grey in the Starz television series Outlander. Jamie decides to leave Helwater in 1764 as the boy's resemblance to him becomes increasingly apparent, and Grey becomes William's stepfather by marrying the boy's aunt and guardian, Isobel Dunsany. An adult Lord John Grey is named the new governor of the prison in 1755, and the two form an awkward friendship, which is complicated by Grey's unrequited attraction to Jamie. During the events of Dragonfly in Amber (1992), he comes across Highland warrior Jamie Fraser and his wife Claire in Scotland while exploring the hills surrounding the English campsite. Secretly homosexual "in a time when that particular predilection could get one hanged", the character has been called "one of the most complex and interesting" of the hundreds of characters in Gabaldon's Outlander novels. For other uses, see, Fictional LGBT character created by Diana Gabaldon, Past Poisons: An Ellis Peters Memorial Anthology of Historical Crime, Lord John and the Brotherhood of the Blade, Legends II: New Short Novels by the Masters of Modern Fantasy, "The #Outlander Season 2 news continues: Oscar Kennedy will play honorable gentleman, the young William Grey!