‘Bloody Mary’ or just Mary I? | W.U Hstry

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The brutal personality of Mary I of England (1553-1558) has countlessly been regurgitated in historiography on the Tudor period. “Bloody Mary” is a name we know a lot more than Mary I, and the associations we link with this cause us to have one limited perspective on her personality as a monarch and the nature of her rule as a whole.

Admittedly, her actions in her own religious and political legislation show her hatred of what she saw…

Source: ‘Bloody Mary’ or just Mary I? | W.U Hstry

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The First Muslims in England – BBC News

“True Faith and Mahomet” a needlework hanging at Hardwick Hall in Derbyshire

Elizabethan England marked the first time that Muslims began openly living and working in England.

Source: The First Muslims in England – BBC News