Today in 1553: Lady Jane Grey is proclaimed Queen.
Her predecessor and cousin, Edward VI, selected her in the hope that she would continue his Protestant tradition, but his sister had Mary had other plans. Nine days after Jane ascended to the throne, Mary entered London and had Jane arrested. She was executed on Tower Hill the following year.
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Today in 1553: Lady Jane Grey is proclaimed Queen.

Her predecessor and cousin, Edward VI, selected her in the hope that she would continue his Protestant tradition, but his sister had Mary had other plans. Nine days after Jane ascended to the throne, Mary entered London and had Jane arrested. She was executed on Tower Hill the following year.

Find out more about this tragic Queen: http://bit.ly/LadyJaneGreyHRP