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Spanish Royal Consorts: Mary I of England, Maria Christina of Austria, Julie Clary, Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg, Queen Sof a of Spain Source Wikipedia

Spanish Royal Consorts: Mary I of England, Maria Christina of Austria, Julie Clary, Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg, Queen Sof a of Spain

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Published August 16th 2011
ISBN : 9781157342670
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44 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 42. Chapters: Mary I of England, Maria Christina of Austria, Julie Clary, Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg, Queen SofMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 42. Chapters: Mary I of England, Maria Christina of Austria, Julie Clary, Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg, Queen Sof a of Spain, Maria Amalia of Saxony, Mariana of Austria, Marie Louise of Orl ans, List of Spanish consorts, Elisabeth Farnese, Mariana of Neuburg, Maria Luisa of Parma, Anna of Austria, Maria Christina of the Two Sicilies, Elisabeth of France, Maria Luisa of Savoy, Isabella of Portugal, Mercedes of Orl ans, Louise lisabeth dOrl ans, Margaret of Austria, Queen of Spain, Francis, Duke of C diz, Elisabeth of Valois, Barbara of Portugal, Maria Vittoria dal Pozzo, Maria Isabel of Portugal, Maria Josepha of Saxony. Excerpt: Mary I (18 February 1516 - 17 November 1558) was Queen regnant of England and Ireland from July 1553 until her death. She was the eldest daughter of Henry VIII and only surviving child of Catherine of Aragon. As the fourth crowned monarch of the Tudor dynasty, she is remembered for restoring England and Wales to Roman Catholicism after succeeding her short-lived Protestant half brother, Edward VI. In the process, she had over 280 religious dissenters burned at the stake in the Marian Persecutions, earning her the sobriquet of Bloody Mary. Her re-establishment of Roman Catholicism was reversed by her successor and half-sister, Elizabeth I. Mary was the only child of King Henry VIII of England and his first wife Catherine of Aragon to survive infancy. Her mother had many miscarriages, and Mary had been preceded by a stillborn sister and three short-lived brothers, including Henry, Duke of Cornwall. Through her mother, she was a granddaughter of King Ferdinand II of Aragon and Queen Isabella I of Castile. She was born at the Palace of Placentia in Greenwich, London, and was baptised three days later at the Church of the Observant Friars. Her godparents included her great-aunt the Countess of Devon, Lor...