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


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

Famous Deaths

ExecutionJane Grey

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

  • 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