1553 in History
April 29 Flemish woman introduces practice of starching linen into England
May 21 English Lady Jane Grey marries Guildford Dudley
June 12 King Edward VI accept archbishop Cranmers "42 Articles"
June 26 Christ's Hospital in England granted a charter
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 12 Pope Julius III orders confiscation and burning of Jewish Talmud
August 23 Bishop Stephen Gardiner appointed English Lord Chancellor
September 8 City of Lichfield, England forms
September 13 English Hugh Latimer arrested
October 21 Volumes of Talmud are burned
November 13 English Lady Jane Grey/bishop Cranmer accused of high treason