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Lord Guildford Dudley, whose arranged marriage with Lady Jane Grey meant his downfall. They were placed on the throne (due to Jane being in the line of succession) in order to prevent the Catholic Mary I from being crowned. After reigning for 9 days, he and Jane lost their heads at Tower of London. He was only 19.

Lady Jane Grey's prayerbook with her last lines to her father; she signed herself "Jane Duddley". Article by Christine Hartweg on Jane and Guildford Dudley,"Loving of My Husband" on All Things Robert Dudley: allthingsrobertdu...

Lord Guildford Dudley, husband of Lady Jane Grey, who occupied the English throne for nine days. Executed for treason during the reign of Mary I. Guilford was the brother of Robert Dudley, favorite of Elizabeth I.