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Grey, Jane, Lady

Born: 1537 AD
Died: 1554 AD, at 17 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Queen


1537 - Born at Bradgate Park near Leicester on an unknown date.

1549 - She fell under the control of John Dudley, duke of Northumberland, who married her to his youngest son, Lord Guilford Dudley.

1553 - On the 10th of July , four days after Edward's death, Lady Jane's supporters proclaimed her to be Queen. It soon became clear that Edward's half-sister Mary Tudor had far greater support, and after a "reign" of nine days Lady Jane Grey relinquished the crown.

         - Titular queen of England for nine days.

1554 - Died on the 12th of February.


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