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  Mary Tudor
Princess Mary Tudor was born to Henry VII and Elizabeth of York on March 18, 1496 and was the youngest child of the King and Queen to live past childhood.
Mary was betrothed to Charles (the future Holy Roman Emperor), who, through his mother, was a nephew of Catherine of Aragon, with a marriage planned for May 1514.
Mary, now Queen Dowager, moved to the Palais de Cluny where she was isolated from all men (except the new King, Francis, and her confessor) for six weeks to see if she was pregnant by the late king, and if so, to ensure it was his child.
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 Mary I, 1516-58, queen of England. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
(Mary Tudor), 1516–58, queen of England (1553–58), daughter of Henry VIII and Katharine of Aragón.
During the spread of Protestantism in the reign of her half brother, Edward VI, Mary was steadfastly loyal to her faith, observing Mass in her private chapel in defiance of the Act of Uniformity and appealing to Emperor Charles V for protection.
In the early part of her reign Mary showed considerable clemency toward her political opponents, but she and her advisers were set upon two policies—her marriage to Philip (later Philip II of Spain), son of Emperor Charles, with the consequent Spanish alliance, and the restoration of papal supremacy in England.
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 Queen Mary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Pole was a descendant of Edward IV's brother the Duke of Clarence and a distant cousin of Mary.
In 1555 Mary was able to return to the Franciscan and Dominican monks the monasteries still in the possession of the crown that had not been given to private individuals.
Mary though, was not satisfied with these submissions and after a year repealed the right the condemned had to recant.
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During Anne Boleyn's lifetime as queen, the harshest treatment was shown to "the Lady Mary, the King's natural daughter", and wide-spread rumours affirmed that it was intended to bring both the princess and her mother to the gallows.
In September Mary was crowned with great pomp at Westminster by Gardiner, in spite of the excommunication which still lay upon the country, but this act was only due to the constitutional impasse which would have been created had this sanction to the royal authority been longer delayed.
Mary and her advisers were probably right in thinking that religious peace was impossible unless these fanatics were silenced, and they started once more to enforce those penalties for heresy which after all had never ceased to be familiar.
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 Mary Tudor
Mary Tudor is chiefly remembered as a zealous Catholic, reviled for her bloody persecution of Protestants and for her attempt to bring England once again under the Roman Church.
Mary gained the throne with popular support and was an able ruler, as stubborn and strong-willed as her father.
Mary's regime was further discredited by the loss of Calais, England's last stronghold on the Continent and a symbol of past glory.
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 Mary I
Mary Tudor was the only child born to Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon to survive childhood.
Mary had a good childhood as a young princess, and was the center of court attention in her earliest years.
Mary was apparently appalled at her father's action and there were come quarrels between Mary and Kathryn during the young Queen's reign.
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Mary was close to her mother, and she soon fell into disfavor with the king.
Mary's direct ascension to the throne was blocked by Northumberland, the Lord President of the Council, who contrived things so that the young king would disinherit both Mary and her half-sister Elizabeth (the daughter of Henry and Anne Boleyn) in favor of Northumberland's own daughter-in-law,
However, Mary acted quickly, and with rallies of men from Eastern counties and members of the Council, she was proclaimed as Queen in London.
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 Mary Tudor
Mary Tudor (March 28, 1496 - June 25, 1533), was the youngest daughter of Henry VII of England.
Mary's brother Henry VIII of England named his daughter, the future Queen Mary, after her.
A fictionalized version of Mary's marital adventures is the 1953 film The Sword and the Rose[?] starring Richard Todd and Glynis Johns.
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 History of the Monarchy > The Tudors > Mary I
Mary I was the first Queen Regnant (that is, a queen reigning in her own right rather than a queen through marriage to a king).
Mary also revived the old heresy laws to secure the religious conversion of the country; heresy was regarded as a religious and civil offence amounting to treason (to believe in a different religion from the Sovereign was an act of defiance and disloyalty).
Mary's decision to marry Philip, King of Spain from 1556, in 1554 was very unpopular; the protest from the Commons prompted Mary's reply that Parliament was 'not accustomed to use such language to the Kings of England' and that in her marriage 'she would choose as God inspired her'.
www.royal.gov.uk /output/Page45.asp   (467 words)

 Britannia: Monarchs of Britain
Mary I, daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon, was born in 1516 and suffered through a terrible childhood of neglect, intolerance, and ill-health.
Mary began her tumultuous reign at 37 years of age, arriving in London amid a scene of great rejoicing.
England suffered during the reign of Mary I: the economy was in ruin, religious dissent reached a zenith and England lost her last continental territory.
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 The Tudor Monarchs 1485-1603
Mary was a Catholic and had sworn to return England to Catholicism.
Mary I was the daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon and was a committed Catholic.
Mary died in 1558, probably of cancer of the womb.
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 Outline - Mary Tudor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Historian D.M. Loades in his 1979 biography of Mary Tudor argues that the "main legacies of her early childhood in later years were a deep attachment to her mother, and a piety as conventional as it was profound."
In February 1554 Mary was married by proxy to Philip of Spain.
Mary's second parliament of November 1554 returned the English church to Rome, but it was agreed that monastic property would remain in private hands.
www.cofc.edu /~mccandla/Mary.html   (355 words)

 Biography of Bloody Mary Tudor
The royal Catherine of Aragon, mother of Bloody Mary Tudor, was given the title of the Princess Dowager of Wales (which she refused to acknowledge to the end of her life)In 1533 Elizabeth, the daughter of King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, was born.
Following her bitter divorce Catherine of Aragon, mother of Bloody Mary Tudor, was given the title of the Princess Dowager of Wales (which she refused to acknowledge to the end of her life).
Mary Tudor, daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon was at last proclaimed Queen of England.
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 TheHistoryNet | British Heritage | Mary Tudor: A Most Unhappy Queen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Mary, the only surviving child of the second Tudor King Henry VIII and his wife Catherine of Aragon, was the heir to a throne held mainly by that ever-tenuous right, the right of conquest.
In 1516, the year Mary was born, thirty years had passed since the end of the Wars of the Roses and the final victory won at Bosworth by her grandfather, the first Tudor King, Henry VII.
Mary was not, at first, directly involved in the titanic struggle that developed between her parents after 1527, when Henry first asked Catherine to agree to divorce and she refused.
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Born in 1516 to England's King Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon, Mary lived quiet life as a royal princess until about 1527 when the king began to seek annulment of his marriage to her mother.
Although at several points Mary threatened and put pressure on on her sister to convert to Roman Catholicism, she successfully resisted, survived, and became Queen Elizabeth I.
It is helpful in that it analyzes, in some detail, Mary's attempts to bear a child and the effects this had on her marriage to Philip.
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 Mary Tudor (queen consort of France) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mary Tudor (March 18, 1496 – June 25, 1533) was the younger sister of Henry VIII of England and queen consort of France due to her marriage to Louis XII.
Mary was the fifth child of Henry VII of England and Elizabeth of York, and the youngest to survive infancy.
Mary had been unhappy with her marriage to Louis, as at this time she was almost certainly in love with Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk.
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 ::Mary I::
Mary I is also referred to as Mary Tudor or "Bloody Mary".
Mary's father was Henry VIII and her mother was Catherine of Aragon, Henry's first wife.
Mary’s advisors and friends warned her not to marry Philip but she went against their advice and married him in 1554.
www.historylearningsite.co.uk /Mary1.htm   (416 words)

 Mary Queen of Scots
Of Mary Queen of Scots, the historian Gordon Donaldson observes: “She must never be thought of as the maker of her own destiny, for her fortunes were shaped at least as much by events as by any qualities or defects in her character, or by anything she did or left undone.
Mary was imprisoned in the castles of Sheffield, Tutbury, Wingfield, Chartley, and lastly, Fotheringhay.
Mary wrote to him that she would be glad to be freed from her prison and that if the plot were successful she would reward those involved.
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Mary acted decisively and with great courage, and all the leaders of the revolt were executed.
Mary, along with many of her advisors, believed that religious peace would not be possible unless many people who spoke against Catholicism were silenced.
Mary and her advisors believed that they were using the only remedy left to restore religious purity to their society and put a stop to heresy.
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 Royalty.nu - Tudor Royal History - Queen Elizabeth I
Over 250 Protestants were burned at the stake during the reign of "Bloody Mary," and Elizabeth's failure to truly convert to the Catholic faith put her in constant danger, as did other people's conspiracies to overthrow Mary and place Elizabeth on the throne.
Mary became Elizabeth's prisoner in 1568, but it was not until 1587 that Elizabeth, confronted with evidence of Mary's participation in the Babington Plot to assassinate Elizabeth, signed Mary's death warrant.
She was the last of the Tudor monarchs; her successor was Mary Queen of Scots' son, James.
www.royalty.nu /Europe/England/Tudor/ElizabethI.html   (3992 words)

 All About Romance Novels - Tudor Times
Mary Tudor, at the age of 38 ascended to the throne.
Indeed, Mary Queen of Scots, then dauphiness of France, was to Catholics the legitimate queen of England and Mary immediately claimed the English throne by quartering the royal arms of England on her standard.
Mary Stuart was the great-granddaughter of Henry VII and, as noted above, the legitimate queen of England in the eyes of Catholic Europe.
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 Mary Tudor and the Return to Rome
Within a month of Mary Tudor's ceremonial entry into London on August 3rd, 1553, Mass began to be said in some of the city's churches.
Mary, a devout Roman Catholic, was about to rule a country where the Reformation was twenty years old, and a generation had reached manhood to whom papal authority was strange and alien; a country which rejoiced in its insularity and hated foreign jurisdiction.
The palace of the Inquisition was sacked and the mob rushed to the Capitol, and threw down the newly erected statue of the Pope, dressed the head in the 'yellow cap" and after dragging it through the streets hurled it into the river Tiber, as the soul of the "Inquisitor Pope" departed this life.
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 Amazon.co.uk: Bloody Mary: The Life of Mary Tudor: Books: Carolly Erickson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
She was known as Bloody Mary for her persecution of Protestants in a vain attempt to restore Roman Catholicism in England.
Mary went on to win the throne when the odds were overwhelmingly against her.
This book clear shows Mary as a kind generous woman, who genuinely beilved that Protestants were heritics, it was at her husbands insistience at the burnings of protestants happened,, it should be noted they were presecuted in most of europe yet she carried the blame.
www.amazon.co.uk /Bloody-Mary-Life-Tudor/dp/1861054726   (944 words)

 Cosmetics: Makeup and Cosmetics by Mary Kay
Created in 1996 by Mary Kay Ash, this nonprofit foundation proudly supports research dedicated to finding cures to cancers that affect women and programs committed to ending violence.
Mary Kay and Habitat for Humanity join to rebuild.
In the U.S. in 2005, Mary Kay was the best-selling brand in the combined categories of facial skin care and color cosmetics, as well as the best-selling brand in the individual categories of facial skin care; lip color, which includes lipstick, lip gloss and lip liner; and eye makeup remover.
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 MARY TUDOR (“BLOODY MARY”) (This Rock: July 1991)
Mary was born on February 18, 1516, in Greenwich.
Mary was recognized as the heir to the throne of England and was offered in marriage to many of the royal families of Europe.
Mary became intent on protecting the throne as well as fighting heresy, which she saw as the source of all the tragedy in her life.
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 Amazon.com: Bloody Mary: Books: Carolly Erickson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Mary was abandoned by her father in pursuit of a male child.
Mary Tudor was the daughter of the infamous Henry VIII and his Spanish wife Katharine of Aragon (the daughter of Ferdinand and the indomitable bellicose Isabella of Spain.)
Mary was incapable of producing a child and heir to the throne.
www.amazon.com /Bloody-Mary-Carolly-Erickson/dp/0312187068   (1846 words)

 Tudor Kings and Queens
Mary came to the throne after contesting the 14 day reign of the uncrowned Lady Jane Grey, grandaughter of Mary Tudor, who had been named by Edward Vl as his successor.
Mary reunited the English Church with Rome and in 1555 banned English translations of the Bible.
Mary was short and slender, with a rosy-cheeked complextion and large hazel eyes.
www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk /Homework/tudors/kings.htm   (1792 words)

 'Bloody' Mary. Part One.
The blanket, embroidered with a border of Tudor Roses, wrapped the baby so securely that only the top of the baby's head could be seen, where a sheen of silver-blonde pointed to the child's future hair colouring.
Six-years older than the King, her body tired out from its frequent bouts with pregnancy, Catherine's childbearing years were fast drawing to a close.
Mary would be the only child of Catherine of Aragon to survive infancy and grow into adulthood.
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