471st Wedding Anniversary of Jane Grey and Guildford Dudley

‘On the 25th of this month were celebrated the weddings of my Lord Guilford, son of the Duke of Northumberland, to the eldest daughter of the Duke of Suffolk…The weddings were celebrated with great magnificence and feasting at the Duke of Northumberland’s house in town.’

May 30. Vienna, Imp. Arch. E. 20.Jehan Scheyfve to the Emperor.

Wyngaerde’s “Panorama of London in 1543”
26. Durham House
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The wedding took place at Durham House and the celebrations have been depicted in various works of fiction.

One of the two letters discovered in 2013 by Stephan Edwards gave us new information about the wedding and Lee from (from Lady Jane Grey Revisited) and I separated fact from fiction in Investigating Jane.

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