Lord Guildford Dudley

Lord Guildford Dudley
1535 - 1554
Lord Guildford Dudley  English Royalty
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Lord Guildford Dudley was previously married to Lady Jane Grey (1553 - 1554).

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Lord Guildford Dudley is a member of the following lists: 16th-century English people, Prisoners in the Tower of London and People of the Tudor period.

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TypeTotalLongestAverageShortest
Married1 8 months, 23 days - -
Total1 8 months, 23 days - -

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First Name Guildford
Last Name Dudley
Full Name at Birth Guildford Dudley
Birthday 30th November, 1534
Died 12th February, 1554
Place of Death Tower Hill, London
Cause of Death Executed
Buried St Peter ad Vincula, London
Build Athletic
Sexuality Straight
Religion Protestant
Ethnicity White
Nationality English
Occupation Royalty
Father John Dudley, 1st Duke of Northumberland
Mother Jane Dudley, Duchess of Northumberland
Brother John Dudley, 2nd Earl of Warwick, Ambrose Dudley, 3rd Earl of Warwick, Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester
Sister Mary Dudley, Lady Sidney, Katherine Hastings, Countess of Huntingdon

Lord Guildford Dudley (also spelt Guilford) (c. 1535 – 12 February 1554) was an English nobleman who was married to Lady Jane Grey. King Edward VI had declared her his heir, and she occupied the English throne from 10 July until 19 July 1553. Guildford Dudley had a humanist education and was married to Jane in a magnificent celebration about six weeks before the King's death. After Guildford's father, the Duke of Northumberland, had engineered Jane's accession, Jane and Guildford spent her brief rule residing in the Tower of London. They were still in the Tower when their regime collapsed and they remained there, in different quarters, as prisoners. They were condemned to death for high treason in November 1553. Queen Mary I was inclined to spare their lives, but Thomas Wyatt's rebellion against Mary's plans to marry Philip of Spain led to the young couple's execution, a measure that was widely seen as unduly harsh.

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NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Lord Guildford Dudley19Royalty
English
Lady Jane Grey17Royalty
English

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