On This Day

What Happened in February 1554

Historical Events

  • Feb 9 Battle at London: Sir Thomas Wyatt defeated and his rebellion against Queen Mary crushed

BattleExecution

Feb 12 Queen of England for nine days, Lady Jane Grey is executed for treason

Queen of England Jane Grey
Queen of England
Jane Grey

Famous Deaths


Person of interestJane Grey

Feb 12 Jane Grey, Queen of England for 9 days, beheaded for treason at 16

Queen of England Jane Grey
Queen of England
Jane Grey
  • Feb 12 Lord Guildford Dudley, Jane Grey's husband, beheaded at about 19 for treason
  • Feb 21 Hieronymus Bock, German doctor (founder of modern botany), dies
  • Feb 23 Henry Grey, Duke of Suffolk, Lady Jane Grey's father, executed