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Mary I : England's Catholic queen

Author: John Edwards
Publisher: New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells 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 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: Biography
Named Person: Mary, Queen of England; Maria, England Königin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Edwards
ISBN: 9780300194166 0300194161
OCLC Number: 842016090
Description: xvii, 387 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 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{u2019}s soul, 1553-1558 --
England threatened, 1555-1557 --
The {u2018}providential queen{u2019} released, 1558 --
Regime change.
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"[T]he most comprehensive and convincing account to date."-J.H. Elliott, The New York Review of Books -- J.H. Elliott The New York Review of Books "Edwards has comprehensively defeated a persistent Read more...

 
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