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GBScGv1543Sep03Cardinal David Beaton replaces James Hamilton, 2nd Earl of Arran, as regent for Mary I of Scotland
GB????1554Jan25Sir Thomas Wyatt the Younger gathers an army in Kent, rebels against Queen Mary I
GBScMd Jul25Queen Mary I of England marries Philip II of Spain, also becoming Queen of Naples and titular Queen of Jerusalem
GBScBd1556Mar21Archbishop Thomas Cranmer is burned at the stake on the orders of Queen Mary I
GBScGv1558Nov17Elizabeth I ascends English throne upon death of Queen Mary I

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