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Grey, Lady Jane (1537 - 1554), in English history, "the nine-day queen." As the unwitting pawn in a scheme to deny the throne of England to Mary Tudor, she was proclaimed queen on July 10, 1553, only to have the proclamation repudiated on July 19th.

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Renaissance, in a broad sense, the culturally fruitful period of transition from the medieval era into the beginning of modern civilization in Europe.

History of Europe

The history of Europe is the story of many different peoples and cultures. Some peoples lagged behind, while others surged far ahead in the development of social, intellectual, and political institutions and ideas.

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