Timeline for 1553
16th century | 1550s

1547 • 1554 • 1555 • 1558 • 1559

1553 was notable in English history for the nine-day reign of Lady Jane Grey. Rani Chandra met her on 19 July on her ninth and final day in power. Matilda attempted to assassinate Jane, but Rani averted the murder. Nevertheless, Mary I wrested power from Jane the next day, returning the country to official Catholicism. (TV: Lost in Time) The First Doctor also met Lady Jane during her reign. (PROSE: The Nine-Day Queen)

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