23 February 1554 – Execution of Henry Grey, Duke of Suffolk

| February 23, 2013

23 February 1554 – Execution of Henry Grey, Duke of Suffolk

On this day in history, 23rd February 1554, Henry Grey, Duke of Suffolk, was executed on Tower Hill following his involvement in the failed rebellion against Mary I – Wyatt’s Rebellion – and his attempt to flee the country. Suffolk’s daughter and son-in-law, Lady Jane Grey and Lord Guildford Dudley, had been executed eleven days […]