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Mary I : England's Catholic queen

Author: John Edwards
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2011.
Series: Yale English monarchs.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Named Person: Mary, Queen of England; Mary, Queen of England; Königin Maria (England; Mary, Queen of England
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Edwards
ISBN: 9780300118100 0300118104
OCLC Number: 703104506
Description: xvii, 387 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Sentimental education of a princess, 1516-1525 --
A dysfunctional family, 1525-1536 --
Mary bereaved, 1536-1547 --
Struggling with the younger brother, 1547-1553 --
A year of two coups, 1553 --
A crown and a husband, 1553-1554 --
England tries European integration, 1554 --
A dual monarchy, 1554-1555 --
Battle for England's soul, 1553-1558 --
England threatened, 1555-1557 --
The 'providential queen' released, 1558 --
Regime change.
Series Title: Yale English monarchs.
Responsibility: John Edwards.
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The life story 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  Read more...

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"[T]he most comprehensive and convincing account to date."--J.H./i>--J.H. Elliott "The New York Review of Books "

 
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