Lady Jane Grey is executed. With a claim to the throne of England
through her grandmother, who was younger sister to Henry VIII, she
had been named in Edward VI's Will as his successor; however, on
his death, Mary Tudor's supporters had proved more powerful. Lady
Jane Grey was to gain a romantic posthumous reputation as England's
Nine Days' Queen.
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Editors. "Lady Jane Grey is executed". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14869, accessed 24 November 2017.]