July 1553 in history

July 1553 events chronologically

Jul 10 Lady Jane Grey takes the throne of England
Jul 19 Lady Jane Grey is replaced by Mary I of England as Queen of England after only nine days on the throne

Died in July 1553

Jul 6 Edward VI of England King of England and Ireland from 28 January 1547 until his death. He was crowned on 20 February at the age of nine. The son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour, Edward was the third monarch of the Tudor dynasty and England's first monarch raised as a Protestant. During Edward's reign, the realm was governed by a Regency Council because he never reached his majority. The Council was first led by his uncle Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset, , and then by John Dudley, 1st Earl of Warwick, from 1551 Duke of Northumberland
Jul 9 Maurice Elector of Saxony Duke and later Elector of Saxony. His clever manipulation of alliances and disputes gained the Albertine branch of the Wettin dynasty extensive lands and the electoral dignity