Mary I

Mary I

England's Catholic Queen

Book - 2011
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The lifestory of Mary I - daughter of Henry VIII and his Spanish wife, Catherine of Aragon - is often distilled to a few dramatic episodes: her victory over the attempted coup by Lady Jane Grey, the imprisonment of her half-sister Elizabeth, the bloody burning of Protestants, her short marriage to Philip of Spain. This original and deeply researched biography paints a far more detailed portrait of Mary and offers a fresh understanding of her religious faith and policies as well as her historical significance in England and beyond.
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, c2011
ISBN: 9780300118100
0300118104
0978300118100
Branch Call Number: 942.054 MARY EDWARDS
Characteristics: xvii, 387 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm

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ChristchurchLib Aug 20, 2013

"A new appraisal of the first Tudor queen offers a detailed portrait of the daughter of Henry VIII and his Spanish wife, Catherine of Aragon, exploring her religious faith and policies, as well as her historical significance in English history." August 2013 Biography and Memoir newsletter http://www.nextreads.com/Display2.aspx?SID=5acc8fc1-4e91-4ebe-906d-f8fc5e82a8e0&N=667868

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