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July 10, 1553

Circa 1553, Lady Jane Grey, (1537 - 1554), who was married to Lord Guildford Dudley in May 1553 as part of her father's plot to gain the crown. She reigned for nine days as Jane, Queen of England in 1553 before her execution on a charge of high treason. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

“The crown is not my right, and pleaseth me not. The Lady Mary is the rightful heir.” Lady Jane Grey

Lady Jane Grey takes the throne of England. Sometimes referred to as “The Nine Days Queen”, she ruled from July 10, 1553 to July 19, 1553.

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