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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Mary I 1516-1558. Queen of England and Ireland (1553-1558) who reestablished Roman Catholicism (1555). Her persecution of Protestants earned her the nickname "Bloody Mary.”

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  • n. daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon who was Queen of England from 1553 to 1558; she was the wife of Philip II of Spain and when she restored Roman Catholicism to England many Protestants were burned at the stake as heretics (1516-1558)

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Examples

  • Cranmer was tried for treason and heresy when Mary I, a Roman Catholic, came to the throne.

    AS SEEN ON TV: ARCHBISHOP THOMAS CRANMER

  • Unfortunately, Jonathan Rhys-Meyers will still be on hand, but I expect I will watch anyway, to see how the show comes out I do wish the show was going to continue and gives us the reigns of Edward VI, Mary I, and Elizabeth.

    Requiem for a Queen

  • In 1557 the Venetian ambassador, Giovanni Michiel, wrote a lengthy report on the appearance and personality of Queen Mary I, that has become a valuable source in the examination of this figure.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • Right now, I'm trying to juggle Anne Boleyn, twentieth-century versions of, with Mary I, Victorian versions of; the former is a stand-alone article you know, the one I've been talking about for several months now..., the latter a conference paper now and a book chapter later.

    Booking, overbooking

  • It shows Elizabeth with siblings Edward VI and Mary I, father Henry VIII and his jester, Will Somers.

    New Portrait of Elizabeth I Discovered

  • honorable mention to Mary I knew that was a winner, and I think ForniGate looks better.

    Firedoglake » Some Thoughts on Fitz, Rove and Things

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