Edward VI Timeline and Biography

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Edward VI Timeline and Biography
1537 - 1553

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The period of the English Tudors spawned a variety of famous and fascinating people including Edward VI. The Renaissance brought about an age of new learning and ideas in the fields of arts, literature, science, exploration and philosophy. The biography and timeline of Edward VI details the life, people and events which occurred during this period of Tudor times. Read about the fascinating life of Edward VI via the short biography and helpful timeline.

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Why was Edward VI famous? Accomplishments and Achievements? King Edward VI was famous as the only legitimate son of King Henry VIII. He succeeded his father to the throne of England but died at the age of 15 years old

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This short biography provides a fast snapshot of the life of Edward VI:

  • Date of Birth: Born on 12 October 1537
  • Place of Birth : Greenwich Palace in London
  • Reigned: 1547 - 1553
  • Date of Death: Died on 6 July 1553
  • Parents: Father: King Henry VIII
    Mother: Jane Seymour
  • Family Connections: His half-sisters were to become Queen Mary I and Queen Elizabeth I
  • Religion: Edward was a staunch Protestant

Edward VI Timeline and Biography
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153712 October 1537: Edward was born at Greenwich Palace in London. His mother, Jane Seymour, died twelve days afterward giving birth to her son from puerperal fever

His sisters, the Princess Elizabeth and Princess Mary are declared bastards
 


1547King Henry VIII dies 28 January 1547 at Palace of Whitehall
 

1547The Earl of Hertford to serve as Lord Protector of the Realm and Governor of the King's Person during his minority. The age of minority was reached at the age of eighteen
 

1547The young King Edward preferred his flamboyant uncle, Thomas Seymour, the Lord High Admiral to his brother Edward Seymour the Lord Protector
 

1549Thomas Seymour plotted against Edward and was executed on 20th March 1549
 

15498 August 1549: the French, under Henry II, formally declared war on England but peace was soon agreed in 1550
 

1549Edward was a devout Protestant and in 1549 introduced a uniform Protestant service in England based on his Book of Common Prayer
 

1552Edward Seymour was deposed by John Dudley, 1st Earl of Warwick, and executed in January 1552
 

1553John Dudley arranged for the marriage of his son to Guildford Dudley to Lady Jane Grey. John Dudley then persuaded the sickly Edward to name Lady Jane Grey as his heir. Princess Mary and Princess Elizabeth had both been declared illegitimate
 

1553May 1553: Lady Jane Grey was betrothed to Guildford Dudley

25 May 1553: Jane was married to Guildford at Durham House, London
 


1553The young king Edward becomes increasingly ill and it is rumoured that John Dudley cruelly prolonged the illness of Edward, who was in excruciating pain, in order to prepare for the succession of Lady Jane Grey
 

15536 July 1553 - The young King Edward VI dies of tuberculosis leaving the throne to 'the Lady Jane Grey and her heirs male.' She was Queen for just 9 days and replaced by the rightful heir Queen Mary I
 

Edward VI Timeline and Biography

Edward VI Timeline and Biography
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