1550-1559-Lady Jane Grey, Mary I

15 Jun 1553 My Device for the Succession

On 15 Jun 1553 William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley 1520-1598 (32) signed during the My Device for the Succession

06 Jul 1553 Death of Edward VI (Palace of Placentia, Greenwich, Kent)

On 06 Jul 1553 Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 (15) died at Palace of Placentia, Greenwich, Kent

10 Jul 1553 Succession of Lady Jane Grey

On 25 Jul 1553 John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 (49), John Dudley 2nd Earl Warwick 1527-1554 (26), Robert Dudley 1st Earl Leicester 1532-1588 (21), Guildford Dudley 1535-1554 (18), Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland 1526-1563 (26) and Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon 1514-1561 (39) were imprisoned for supporting Lady Jane Grey at Beauchamp Tower, Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London during the Succession of Lady Jane Grey

21 Jul 1533 Funeral of Mary Tudor (Bury St Edmund's Abbey, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk)

On 21 Jul 1533 Mary Tudor Queen Consort France 1496-1533 was buried at Bury St Edmund's Abbey, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. Catherine Willoughby 12th Baroness Willoughby Eresby 1519-1580 (14)

18 Aug 1553 Trial of Lady Jane Grey's Supporters (Westminster Hall, Westminster Palace, Westminster)

On 18 Aug 1553 John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 (49) and John Dudley 2nd Earl Warwick 1527-1554 (26) were tried at Westminster Hall, Westminster Palace, Westminster

On 19 Aug 1553 Andrew Dudley 1507-1559 (46) was tried at Westminster Hall, Westminster Palace, Westminster

On 22 Aug 1553 John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 (49) was beheaded at Tower Hill, City of London

01 Oct 1553 Coronation of Mary I (Westminster Abbey, Westminster)

On 01 Oct 1553 Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (37) was crowned I King England and Ireland: Tudor at Westminster Abbey, Westminster. Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon 1527-1556 (26) carried the Sword of State. John Gage Lord Chamberlain 1479-1556 (73) bore the queen's train. Edward Dymoke 1508-1566 (45) attended as the Queen's Champion. James Blount 6th Baron Mountjoy 1533-1582 (20) and Henry Parker 12th Baron Marshal, 11th Baron Morley 1533-1577 (20) were created Knight of the Bath. Thomas Hastings 1515- (38) and John Leigh 1502-1564 (51) were knighted. Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 (80) and Henry Neville 5th Earl Westmoreland 1525-1563 (28)

1554 Wyatt's Rebellion

In 1544 Wyatt's Rebellion was a popular uprising against the marriage of Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (27) and Philip "The Prudent" II King Spain 1527-1598 (16) led by Thomas Wyatt 1521-1554 (23)William Brooke 10th Baron Cobham 1527-1597 (16) sided with the rebels. John Brydges 1st Baron Chandos 1492-1557 (51) suppressed the rebellion.

On Jan 1554 Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (20) was interrogated

On 23 Feb 1554 Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 (37) was beheaded at Tower Hill, City of London

On 11 Apr 1554 Thomas Wyatt 1521-1554 (33) was beheaded at Tower Hill, City of London

12 Feb 1554 Execution of Lady Jane Grey and Guildford Dudley (Tower Hill, City of London)

On 12 Feb 1554 Jane "Nine Day Queen" Grey I Queen England and Ireland 1536-1554 (18) was beheaded at Tower Green, Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London

On 12 Feb 1554 Guildford Dudley 1535-1554 (19) was beheaded at Tower Hill, City of London

25 Jul 1554 Marriage of Queen Mary with Philip II of Spain (Winchester Castle, Winchester, Hampshire)

On 25 Jul 1554 Philip "The Prudent" II King Spain 1527-1598 (27) and Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (38) were married at Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, Hampshire. John Gage Lord Chamberlain 1479-1556 (74) bore the queen's train. Magdalene Grey

On 02 Sep 1554 Anthony Browne 1st Viscount Montague 1528-1592 (25) was created 1st Viscount Montague during the Marriage of Queen Mary with Philip II of Spain

10 Aug 1557 Battle of St Quentin

On 10 Aug 1557 Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland 1526-1563 (30) fought being Captain-General of the cavalry at St Quentin during the Battle of St Quentin.

On 27 Aug 1557 Henry Dudley -1557 was killed at the Battle of St Quentin. (Note the battle took placed on 10 Aug 1557.)

17 Nov 1558 Death of Mary I (St James' Palace, St James', Westminster)

On 17 Nov 1558 Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (42) died at St James' Palace, St James', Westminster. William Brooke 10th Baron Cobham 1527-1597 (31) was deputed with informing Philip "The Prudent" II King Spain 1527-1598 (31)

1558 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).

15 Jan 1559 Coronation of Elizabeth I (Westminster Abbey, Westminster)

On 15 Jan 1559 Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (25) was crowned I King England and Ireland: Tudor by Owen Oglethorpe Bishop Carlisle 1507-1559 (52) at Westminster Abbey, Westminster. Margaret Audley 1540-1564 (19) carried the train. Nicholas Heath Archbishop York 1501-1578 (58) censed. Edward Dymoke 1508-1566 (51) attended as the Queen's Champion. Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk 1536-1572 (22), Francis Talbot 5th Earl Shrewsbury, 5th Earl Waterford 1500-1560 (59), Henry Fitzalan 19th Earl Arundel 1512-1580 (46), Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter 1542-1623 (16) and William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke 1501-1570 (58)

05 Dec 1559 Funeral of Frances Brandon (Westminster Abbey, Westminster)

On 05 Dec 1559 Frances Brandon 1517-1559 was buried in St Edmund's Chapel, Chapels, Westminster Abbey, Westminster at a ceremony conducted by John Jewel Bishop Salisbury 1522-1571 (37). Her daughter Catherine Grey 1540-1568 (19) was Chief Mourner. Mary Grey 1545-1578 (14) was present. Her effigy was paid for by Adrian Stokes