Mary Tudor


Daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon.

Sent to be ;lady in waiting to her half sister Elizabeth.

She was a devout Catholic and she detested the religious changes of her father Henry VIII.

She married Phillip of Spain when she became queen.

In 1555 Queen Mary began burning protestants which earned her the name 'bloody Mary'

She died on November 17, 1558 at the age of 42.

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Lady in waiting for Elizabeth. She was the first woman to be crowned queen of England. She was highly educated and widely praised for her accomplishments.

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When Mary started bringing the Catholic faith back to England, she replaced religious proclamations of Edward VI with old English laws enforcing heresy against the church. She then earned her nickname "Bloody Mary" because during her reign, she had 300 protestants burned at the steak for heresy.
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Mary Tudor was the first queen of England, reigning from 1553 until her death in 1558. When Edward VI, son of Henry VIII, became ill, he tried to remove Mary from the line of succession due to religious differences. She restored Roman Catholicism and after her death, her re-establishment of Roman Catholicism was reversed by her half sister Elizabeth I.