Jane Grey and Guildford Dudley Marry Setting Up the Events of Their Downfalls
british-history: Lady Jane Grey t, 10 July 1553. She was chosen by her cousin King Edward VI to succeed to the throne because she was a Protestant, but she was queen for only 9 days. The Privy Council then reversed its position and chose to support the Catholic Lady Mary, Edward’s half-sister.
ANNE OF CLEVES (1515-1557), Queen of England, fourth wife of Henry VIII, King of England, daughter of John, Duke of Cleves, and Mary, was born on the 22nd of September 1515. Her father was the leader of the German Protestants, and the princess, after the death of Jane Seymour, was regarded by Cromwell as a suitable wife for Henry VIII.
Formal Gown, Hardy Amies: 1957, satin embroidered with bugle and beads and crystals. "Worn [by HRH Queen Elizabeth II] during the State Visit to America, for a State Banquet at the White House given by President Eisenhower, October 1957."