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John Dudley, son of an executed traitor suffered the same fate as his father in 1554 when he failed to place his daughter-in-law Lady Jane Grey on the throne. He’d risen to the highest place in the country and become the first non-royal duke in the land. John’s father Edmund was one of Henry VII’s key […]

via John Dudley, Lord Lisle, earl of Warwick, duke of Northumberland…traitor. Part one: rise to power — The History Jar

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