1550-1558 Edward VI's Death, Lady Jane Grey and Queen Mary
My Device for the Succession
On 15 Jun 1553 William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley signed My Device for the Succession.
Death of Edward VI
On 06 Jul 1553 Edward VI King England and Ireland died at Palace of Placentia. .
Funeral of Mary Tudor
On 21 Jul 1533 Mary Tudor Queen Consort France was buried at Bury St Edmund's Abbey. Catherine Willoughby Duchess Suffolk chief mourner. .
Arrival of Queen Mary I in London
Trial and Execution of Lady Jane Grey's Supporters
On 25 Jul 1553 John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland, John Dudley 2nd Earl Warwick, Robert Dudley 1st Earl Leicester, Guildford Dudley, Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland and Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon were imprisoned for supporting Lady Jane Grey at Beauchamp Tower. .
On 18 Aug 1553 John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland and John Dudley 2nd Earl Warwick were tried at Westminster Hall. .
On 19 Aug 1553 Andrew Dudley was tried at Westminster Hall. .
On 22 Aug 1553 John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland was beheaded at Tower Hill. .
Coronation of Mary I
In 1544 Wyatt's Rebellion was a popular uprising against the marriage of Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland and Philip "The Prudent" II King Spain led by Thomas Wyatt. William Brooke 10th Baron Cobham sided with the rebels. John Brydges 1st Baron Chandos suppressed the rebellion. .
In Jan 1554 Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland was interrogated. .
On 23 Feb 1554 Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk was beheaded at Tower Hill. .
On 18 Mar 1554 Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland was imprisoned in the Tower of London. .
On 11 Apr 1554 Thomas Wyatt was beheaded at Tower Hill. .
On 22 May 1554 Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland was imprisoned at Woodstock Palace. .
Execution of Lady Jane Grey and Guildford Dudley
On 12 Feb 1554 Lady Jane Grey was beheaded at Tower Green by order of Queen Elizabeth I.
Guildford Dudley was beheaded at Tower Hill. .
Marriage of Queen Mary with Philip II of Spain
On 25 Jul 1554 Prince Philip of Spain and Queen Mary were married at Winchester Cathedral. John Gage Lord Chamberlain bore the queen's train.
Magdalen Dacre Viscountess Montague took part in the Bridal Procession.
Battle of St Quentin
On 10 Aug 1557 Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland fought being Captain-General of the cavalry at St Quentin during the Battle of St Quentin.
On 27 Aug 1557 Henry Dudley was killed at the Battle of St Quentin. (Note the battle took placed on 10 Aug 1557. ).
Death of Mary I
On 17 Nov 1558 Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland died at St James' Palace. William Brooke 10th Baron Cobham was deputed with informing Philip "The Prudent" II King Spain. .
Second Act of Supremacy
After 17 Nov 1558 the Second Act of Supremacy re-instated Elizabeth, and her heirs, as Supreme Head of the Church of England (after had rescinded the original act of her father of 1553).