July 9, 1437 – Joan of Navarre, second wife of Henry IV, died. She is buried at Canterbury Cathedral.
July 9, 1540 - Henry VIII had his six-month marriage to Anne of Cleves, his fourth wife, annulled.
July 9, 1553 - Lady Jane Grey was proclaimed Queen of England upon the death of Edward VI. Her reign lasted only nine days when Mary I took her place as rightful Queen.