Mary Tudor "Bloody Mary"


Further Exploration

Learn more about Mary’s family and the times in which they lived, including interesting facts like what it was like to use a Tudor toilet:

Henry VIII and the Tudors. http://www.brims.co.uk/tudors/.

Watch a video and see pictures of the Tower of London, where Mary imprisoned her sister, Elizabeth, and their cousin, Jane Grey:

History for Kids. “Tower of London.” http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/medieval/architecture/towerlondon.htm.

Read about the recent excavation of a royal chapel where Mary’s mother and father were married, and where she might have later practiced her faith:

Kennedy, Maev. “Archaeologists Reveal Chapel Where Henry VIII Married His Wives.” The Guardian, January 24, 2006. http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2006/jan/25/monarchy.arts?INTCMP=ILCNETTXT3487.


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Christianity in View. http://www.christianityinview.com/.

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Loades, David. Mary Tudor: The Tragical History of the First Queen of England. The National Archives Press, 2006.

Norris, Herbert. Tudor Costume and Fashion. Dover, 1997.

PBS. “The Six Wives of Henry VIII.” http://www.pbs.org/wnet/sixwives/.

Porter, Linda. The Myth of “Bloody Mary”: A Biography of Queen Mary I of England. St. Martin’s Griffin, 2009.

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Waller, Maureen. Sovereign Ladies: Sex, Sacrifice, and Power—The Six Reigning Queens of England. St. Martin’s Griffin, 2008.

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