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an English noblewoman and de facto monarch of England and Ireland from 10 July until 19 July 1553. When the 15-year-old king lay dying in June 1553, he nominated Jane as successor to the Crown in his will, thus subverting the claims of his half-sisters Mary and Elizabeth under the Third Succession Act. Jane was imprisoned in the Tower of London when the Privy Council decided to change sides and proclaim Mary as queen on 19 July 1553. Jane was convicted of high treason in November 1553, which carried a sentence of death, although her life was initially spared. Lady Jane Grey had an excellent humanist education and a reputation as one of the most learned young women of her day. A committed Protestant, she was posthumously regarded as not only a political victim but also a martyr.
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05/25/1553-English Lady Jane Grey marries Guildford Dudley
07/10/1553-Lady Jane Grey becomes queen of England (for nine days)
07/19/1553-15-year-old Lady Jane Grey deposed as England's Queen after 9 days
11/13/1553-English Lady Jane Grey, bishop Thomas Cranmer and others arrested and accused of high treason
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Jane Grey (1553): an English noblewoman and de facto monarch of England and Ireland from 10 July until 19 July 1553. When the 15-year-old king lay dying in Ju...
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