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Events and People Who Made History in the Year 1553 AD

April

April 29: Flemish woman introduces practice of starching linen into England

May

May 21: English Lady Jane Grey marries Guildford Dudley

June

June 12: King Edward VI accept archbishop Cranmers "42 Articles"
June 26: Christ's Hospital in England granted a charter

July

July 9: Battle at Sievershausen Solingen: van Saksen beats Alcibiades
July 10: Lady Jane Grey becomes queen of England
July 19: 15-year-old Lady Jane Grey deposed as England's Queen after 9 days
July 20: Prime Minister John Dudley captured in Cambridge

August

August 12: Pope Julius III orders confiscation and burning of Jewish Talmud
August 23: Bishop Stephen Gardiner appointed English Lord Chancellor

September

September 8: City of Lichfield, England forms
September 13: English Hugh Latimer arrested

October

October 21: Volumes of Talmud are burned

November

November 13: English Lady Jane Grey/bishop Cranmer accused of high treason
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