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Lady Jane Grey

Person  Female  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.  Dudley was beheaded at Tower Hill shortly followed by Jane on Tower Green.

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