Mary I: The Daughter of Time

Mary I: The Daughter of Time

by John Edwards




Mary I (1553-58) became England's ruler on the unexpected death of her brother Edward VI. Her short reign is one of the great potential turning points in the country's history. As a convinced Catholic and the wife of Philip II, king of Spain and the most powerful of all European monarchs, Mary could have completely changed her country's orbit, making it a province of the Habsburg Empire and obedient again to Rome. These extraordinary possibilities are fully dramatized in John Edward's superb short biography. The real Mary I has almost disappeared under the great mass of Protestant propaganda that buried her reputation during her younger sister, Elizabeth I's reign. But what if she had succeeded?

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ISBN-13: 9780241184103
Publisher: Penguin UK
Publication date: 03/01/2017
Series: Penguin Monarchs Series
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

John Edwards is the author of The Spanish Inquisition, Ferdinand and Isabella and Mary I: England's Catholic Queen.

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