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Mary I: the daughter of time

Mary I: the daughter of time

Edwards, John, 1949- author

The elder daughter of Henry VIII, 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?

Hardback, Book. English.
Published UK: Allen Lane, 2016
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Statement of responsibility: John Edwards
ISBN: 024118410X, 9780241184103
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: ix, 96 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (colour) ; 19 cm.
Series: Penguin monarchs. The House of Tudor
Subject: Great Britain Kings and rulers Biography.; Biography.; Queens England Biography.; Mary I, Queen of England, 1516-1558.; Great Britain History Mary I, 1553-1558.
Series Title: Penguin monarchs. The House of Tudor.