Mary, 1553-54

Key Events

 1553  Lady Jane Grey is proclaimed Queen by her father-in-law The Duke of Northumberland. After nine days, Mary arrives in London, Lady Jane Grey is arrested, and Mary is crowned Queen.
 1554  After Mary declares her intention to marry Philip of Spain, Sir Thomas Wyatt leads a revolt to depose her.
 1554  Wyatt’s rebellion is crushed. Sir Thomas Wyatt, Lady Jane Grey, and her husband are executed.
 1554  Mary’s half-sister Princess Elizabeth is sent to the Tower of London on suspicion of involvement in Wyatt’s rebellion


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A collection of predominantly English coins from the Tudor era to the present day

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