Mary I (1553-8) Rebellions

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Northumberland 1553

  • Duke of Northumberland attempted to prevent Mary from gaining the throne by asserting the claim of Lady Jane Grey (his daughter in law)
  • he and his supporterrs submitted without a fight
  • executed in London
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Wyatt 1554

  • Sir Thomas Wyatt raised troops in Kent to protest Mary's proposed marriage to Philip of Spain
  • planned uprisings in several English counties but didn't materialise
  • Wyatt captured in London and executed
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