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1510 CE 1520 CE 1530 CE 1540 CE 1550 CE 1560 CE 1570 CE 1580 CE 1590 CE  
 
 
1516 CE: Birth of Mary, daughter of Henry VIII of England and Catherine of Aragon. She is the future Mary I of England.
 
 
1534 CE: Parliament passes the Act of Succession which declares Henry VIII of England's daughter Mary (with Catherine of Aragon) illegitimate.
 
 
1553 CE - 1558 CE: Reign of Mary I of England.
 
 
1553 CE: Death of Edward VI of England from pulmonary tuberculosis.
 
 
1553 CE: John Dudley, Earl of Northumberland, declares Lady Jane Grey Queen of England following the death of her cousin, Edward VI of England.
 
 
1553 CE: Mary, daughter of Henry VIII of England, declares herself Queen of England and denounces her rival for that position, Lady Jane Grey.
 
 
1553 CE: John Dudley, Earl of Northumberland, is arrested for treason against Mary I of England.
 
 
1553 CE: John Dudley, Earl of Northumberland, is executed for treason against Mary I of England.
 
 
1553 CE: The First Act of Repeal reverses all the religious-aimed legislation of Edward VI of England.
 
 
1553 CE: Coronation of Mary I of England in Westminster Abbey.
 
 
1553 CE: Mary I of England announces her betrothal to Prince Philip (future Philip II of Spain).
 
 
1554 CE: Sir Thomas Wyatt, leader of the Wyatt Rebellion against Mary I of England, is executed as a traitor.
 
 
1554 CE: Mary I of England marries Prince Philip (future Philip II of Spain) in Winchester Cathedral.
 
 
1554 CE: On the orders of Mary I of England, Lady Jane Grey is executed in the Tower of London.
 
 
1554 CE: Mary I of England detains her half-sister Princess Elizabeth (future Elizabeth I of England) in the Tower of London on suspicion of treason.
 
 
1554 CE: A rebellion led by Sir Thomas Wyatt marches on London against Mary I of England.
 
 
1555 CE: The Second Act of Repeal abolishes all post-1529 CE legislation concerning religious matters in England.
 
 
1555 CE: Mary I of England begins her persecution of Protestant 'heretics', eventually burning 287 of them at the stake.
 
 
1556 CE - 1598 CE: Reign of Philip II of Spain.
 
 
1556 CE: Thomas Cranmer is burnt at the stake in Oxford for heresy.
 
 
1557 CE: England and Spain join forces to attack France.
 
 
1558 CE: England loses control of Calais to France.
 
 
1558 CE: Death from cancer of Mary I of England.
 
 
1559 CE: Coronation of Elizabeth I of England in Westminster Abbey.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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