Fun Fact: King Guildford Dudley

Fun facts about Tudor England

When King Edward VI died, he named his cousin Lady Jane Grey as his true successor, passing over his sisters Mary Tudor and Elizabeth Tudor. While Mary did take the throne as Mary I, Lady Jane Grey held the power of queen for a short time. Her husband, Lord Guildford Dudley wanted to be officially King of England as a result. Queen Mary I had them both executed not long after she took power.

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