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Mary I

(Mary Tudor; “Bloody Mary”; 1516–58). Daughter of Henry* VIII and Catherine of Aragon; queen of Eng. and Ireland 1553–58. Educ. strict RC; lived in comparative obscurity till 1553; ordered execution of Jane Grey, Prot. and potential rival to throne; married Philip II (1527–98; king of Sp. 1556–98) 1554; reest. RCm in Eng.; Prot. martyrs numbered ca. 300. See also Bible Versions, L 7; Cranmer, Thomas; England, B 5; Hooper, John; Latimer, Hugh; Ridley, Nicholas; Rogers, John.

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