On This Day

Famous People Who Died in February 1554

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