Lady Jane Grey and Protestant advisors are tried for treason (50 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

Under the new reign of Queen Mary I, several key figures from Edward VI's circle are tried for treason. They include those who tried to divert the succession, namely Lady Jane Grey and her husband Lord Guildford Dudley, and those who promoted the Protestant Reformation, such as Archbishop Thomas Cranmer.

Citation:
Editors. "Lady Jane Grey and Protestant advisors are tried for treason". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14863, accessed 30 April 2017.]


Related Groups

  1. Anglican Reformation 16th Century - Politics and Religion

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