15 Jun 1553 My Device for the Succession

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

06 Jul 1553 Death of Edward VI (Palace of Placentia)

On 06 Jul 1553 Edward VI King England and Ireland (15) died at Palace of Placentia. [Death of Edward VI]

10 Jul 1553 Succession of Lady Jane Grey

On 25 Jul 1553 John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland (49) , John Dudley 2nd Earl Warwick (26) , Robert Dudley 1st Earl Leicester (21) , Guildford Dudley (18) , Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland (26) and Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon (39) were imprisoned for supporting Lady Jane Grey at Beauchamp Tower during the Succession of Lady Jane Grey

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

On 21 Jul 1533 Mary Tudor Queen Consort France (37) was buried at Bury St Edmund's Abbey. Catherine Willoughby 12th Baron Willoughby Eresby (14) chief mourner. [Funeral of Mary Tudor]

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

On 18 Aug 1553 John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland (49) and John Dudley 2nd Earl Warwick (26) were tried at Westminster Hall. [Trial of Lady Jane Grey's Supporters]

On 19 Aug 1553 Andrew Dudley (46) was tried at Westminster Hall. [Trial of Lady Jane Grey's Supporters]

On 22 Aug 1553 John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland (49) was beheaded at Tower Hill. [Trial of Lady Jane Grey's Supporters]

01 Oct 1553 Coronation of Mary I (Westminster Abbey)

On 01 Oct 1553 Mary I King England and Ireland (37) was crowned I King England and Ireland: Tudor at Westminster Abbey. Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon (26) carried the Sword of State. John Gage Lord Chamberlain (73) bore the queen's train. Edward Dymoke (45) attended as the Queen's Champion. James Blount 6th Baron Mountjoy (20) and Henry Parker 12th Baron Marshal, Baron Morley (20) were created Knight of the Bath. Thomas Hastings (38) and John Leigh were knighted. Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk (80) and Henry Neville 5th Earl Westmoreland (28) attended. [Coronation of Mary I]

1554 Wyatt's Rebellion

In 1544 Wyatt's Rebellion was a popular uprising against the marriage of Mary I King England and Ireland (27) and Philip "The Prudent" II King Spain led by Thomas Wyatt. [Wyatt's Rebellion]. William Brooke 10th Baron Cobham (16) sided with the rebels. John Brydges 1st Baron Chandos (51) suppressed the rebellion.

On Jan 1554 Elizabeth I King England and Ireland (20) was interrogated. [Wyatt's Rebellion]

On 23 Feb 1554 Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk (37) was beheaded at Tower Hill. [Wyatt's Rebellion]

On 11 Apr 1554 Thomas Wyatt was beheaded at Tower Hill. [Wyatt's Rebellion]

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

On 12 Feb 1554 Jane "Nine Day Queen" I King England and Ireland (18) was beheaded at Tower Green. [Execution of Lady Jane Grey and Guildford Dudley]

On 12 Feb 1554 Guildford Dudley (19) was beheaded at Tower Hill. [Execution of Lady Jane Grey and Guildford Dudley]

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

On 25 Jul 1554 Philip "The Prudent" II King Spain and Mary I King England and Ireland (38) were married at Winchester Cathedral. John Gage Lord Chamberlain (74) bore the queen's train. Magdalene Grey walked in the bridal procession. [Marriage of Queen Mary with Philip II of Spain]

On 02 Sep 1554 Anthony Browne 1st Viscount Montague (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 (30) fought being Captain-General of the cavalry at St Quentin during the Battle of St Quentin.

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

On 17 Nov 1558 Mary I King England and Ireland (42) died at St James' Palace. William Brooke 10th Baron Cobham (31) was deputed with informing Philip "The Prudent" II King Spain. [Death of Mary I]

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)

On 15 Jan 1559 Elizabeth I King England and Ireland (25) was crowned I King England and Ireland: Tudor by Owen Oglethorpe Bishop Carlisle at Westminster Abbey. Margaret Audley carried the train. Nicholas Heath Archbishop York censed. Edward Dymoke (51) attended as the Queen's Champion. Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk (22) , Francis Talbot Earl Shrewsbury, Earl Waterford (59) , Henry Fitzalan 19th Earl Arundel (46) , Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter (16) and William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke (58) attended. [Coronation of Elizabeth I]

05 Dec 1559 Funeral of Frances Brandon (Westminster Abbey)

On 05 Dec 1559 Frances Brandon (42) was buried in St Edmund's Chapel at a cermony conducted by John Jewel Bishop Salisbury. Her daughter Catherine Grey (19) was Chief Mourner. Mary Grey (14) was present. Her effigy was paid for by Adrian Stokes: recumbent effigy is dressed in the ermine robes signifying she was a duchess with a pendant around her neck possibly designed by Cornelius Cure. [Funeral of Frances Brandon]