Executions of Lady Jane and Guildford Dudley – 12 February 1554

‘For, as the Precher sayethe, there is a tyme to be borne, and a tyme to dye…’

Jane wrote a farewell message to Sir John Brydges (the Lieutenant of the Tower), in the prayer book she carried to the scaffold.

(c) British Library

‘Good people, I am come hether to die…

Jane and Guildford were executed at the Tower of London.

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