Lady Jane Grey
Person Born 1536 Died 12/2/1554
Married to Lord Guilford Dudley. Her husband’s father persuaded the dying Edward VI to declare his two sisters Mary and Elizabeth illegitimate, which left Jane, on Edward's death, the queen. Mary and her supporters were having none of this and within days Mary was proclaimed queen. Guilford was beheaded at Tower Hill shortly followed by Jane on Tower Green.