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The son of Henry and Jane, Edward (1537-1553) succeeded his father in 1547 at age 9. Because he never reached maturity during his reign, a regency council governed the realm, which was plagued by economic problems, social upheaval and religious turmoil. He died in 1553 at age 15.

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