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Mary I: "Bloody Mary Tudor"
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Mary I: Childhood
Mary was born in 1516.
Mary was the only child of Henry VIII and
Catherine of Aragon
Mary and her mother were very close.
In 1525, Mary was named Princess of Wales.
Henry's intentions towards Mary's future.
John Foxe's Acts and Monuments of the English Martyrs
Mary I's reign
Divorce and its effects on Mary
Henry divorced Catherine of Aragon.
He married Anne Boleyn.
Mary and her mother were outcast.
Mary had forbbiden access to her parents.
Mary's life was radically altered.
Mary and her mother wrote to eachother.
Reconciliation with her father
Henry's demands to forgive Mary.
Mary's acctions after the reconciliation.
In 1536, Catherine of Aragon died.
In 1537, Henry's and Jane Seymour's son,
Edward, is born. First and only male heir.
Mary is named heir to the throne after her
new-born half-brother, Edward.
Succession to the throne
In 1547, Henry VIII died and Edward succeeded
Edward was 9 years old and was surrounded by Protestant advisers.
Mary continued to be a devout Catholic.
In 1553, Edward died and his cousin Jane Grey was briefly proclaimed Queen.
Nine days later, Mary took the throne.
In 1553, Mary Tudor is proclamed Qeen of England.
Mary introduced the legislations she had longed for.
Mary got married to King Philip of Spain.
In 1554, Mary crushed a rebellion led by Sir Thomas Wyatt.
To Mary, the persecution of the heretics was a religious duty.
In 1558, England lost its last possession in France, Calais,
by lossing the war against them.
That same year, Mary died childless and deserted by her husband, Philip.
John Foxe was a Protestant who escaped abroad during the persecution.
His book was the second most popular book in England for the next 100 years.
The book is the story of the people who were burned during Mary's reign. About 280 people died.
Some of the people burned were the Bishops who had been the leaders of the church during Edward's reign.
Most of the people burned were poor men and women.