Lady Jane Grey Rebellion

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Who was Lady Jane Grey?
The eldest daughter of Henry Grey, Duke of Suffolk and she was the great-grand-daughter of Henry VII
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How long was she on the throne for?
9 days, 10th-19th July 1553
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Why was she allowed to be on the throne?
The protestant King Edward VI, son of Henry VIII died. She was actually fifth in line to the throne, but she was his personal choice because she was a Protestant.
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Who persuaded Edward VI this was a good idea?
The Duke of Northumberland. His Protector. Was the Duke's daughter in law.
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Why was she overthrown?
Mary Tudor had widespread popular support. Support from: those who belieced she was the rightful heir (Tudor bloodline), hatred of Nortumberland and a wanting to return back to Catholicism.
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When was she executed?
After her father, Suffolk, showed interest in the Wyatt Rebellion: February 1554.
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