Full-length portrait of Queen Mary I of England, standing, wearing a wide hood with a high rising open collar showing an inner frill and a white and gold brocaded gown with a tight-fitting bodice and wide sleeves. Inscribed lower left La Reÿna dinglatiera Maria

Queen Mary I of England (1516 - 1558)

Queen Mary I of England 'Bloody Mary', queen of England and Ireland and queen consort of Spain

Elizabeth I of England | portrait of Elizabeth's half-sister, Queen Mary I; she ruled England ...

Queen Mary I; she was Queen of England from 1553 until her death in Mother was Katherine of Aragon. Sister to Elizabeth Tudor (Queen of England). Became known as "Bloody Mary" because of her persecution of the Protestants.

All royals family tree - family tree showing everybody on the throne of England from William the Conqueror to our present Queen Elizabeth II

All royals family tree - family tree showing everybody on the throne of England from William the Conqueror to our present Queen Elizabeth II amazing that during the war many relatives lived in rival countries

Queen Mary I of England  Holbein Portrait    heir to King Henry VIII of England, succeeding her brother, Edward VI. Mary was the first queen to rule England in her own right with full coronation. She's also known for attempting to restore Roman Catholicism over Protestantism in England. Mary was removed from the succession during some periods of her childhood and early adulthood in her father's marriage disputes.

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Queen Mary I of England Holbein Portrait heir to King Henry VIII of England, succeeding her brother, Edward VI. Mary was the first queen to rule England in her own right with full coronation.

Queen Mary I of England - otherwise known as "Bloody Mary” as she burned many Protestant and Evangelicas though the number is far less than her historical predecessors. I guess because she’s a woman.

Mary Tudor, later Queen Mary I. Daughter of Henry VIII and his first queen Catherine of Aragon. Born 1516 and died Married Phillip II of Spain in Known to history as "Bloody Mary" for her crimes against humanity during her reign,

A portrait of Phillip II (1527-1598), King of Spain. After Anthonis Mor, 1558. Philip's wife Mary I of England died the same year that this portrait was painted.

Antonio Moro (Anthonis Mor van Dashorst) Phillip II King of Spain, 1558

James VI and I (19 June 1566 – 27 March 1625) was King of Scotland as James VI from 24 July 1567 and King of England and Ireland as James I from the union of the English and Scottish crowns on 24 March 1603 until his death. The kingdoms of England and Scotland were individual sovereign states, with their own parliaments, judiciary, and laws, though both were ruled by James in personal union...

James I is Crowned King of England: The Joining of Two Countries

James VI and I June 1566 – 27 March was King of Scots as James VI from 24 July 1567 and King of England and Ireland as James I from the union of the English and Scottish crowns on 24 March 1603 until his death.

The marriage portrait of King Philip II of Spain and Queen Mary I of England, with their dogs.:

Hans Eworth or Ewoutsz Portrait of King Felipe II. of Spain and his second spouse Queen Maria I of England 1558

Queen Mary I, daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon by lisby1, via Flickr

Queen Mary I, "Bloody Mary" - queen of England from the daughter of King Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon.

Dig the sleeve-age!  (Isabella I of Castile, mother to Katherine of Aragon and maternal grandmother of Mary I of England.  Detail from The Virgin of the Catholic Monarchs by an unknown artist which depicts Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castile).

Dig the sleeve-age! (Isabella I of Castile, mother to Katherine of Aragon and maternal grandmother of Mary I of England. Detail from The Virgin of the Catholic Monarchs by an unknown artist which depicts Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castile).

King James I (1603-1625). House of Stuart. 9th great-grandfather to Elizabeth II. Son of Mary Queen of Scots. He was descended through the Scottish kings from Robert the Bruce, and the English Tudors through his great grandmother Margaret Tudor sister of Henry VIII. Reign: 22 yrs, 3 days. Succeeded by son Charles.

King James I of England and James VI of Scotland. Son of Mary Queen of Scots, whom was executed by order of Queen Elizabeth I, which set off events which led to the Spanish Armada of

King James of Engand, James I of England and VI of Scotland was born in 1566, the son of Mary, Queen of Scots, and Henry, Lord Darnley

Portrait of James I of England by Paul van Somer, c. In the background is the Banqueting House, Whitehall, by architect Inigo Jones, commissioned by James.

King Edward's Chair, where English monarchs have been crowned for over 1000 years.

King Edward's Chair, where English monarchs have been crowned for over 1000 years. Note the Stone of Scone is NOT in the empty place right under the seat.

Mary I of England??? Never seen this before, and it does look more modern than I'd like but am pinning because it looks how I have always imagined her.

Mary Tudor: Daughter of Henry VIII, who was Queen of England from 1553 to Mary was the wife of Philip II of Spain and when she restored Roman Catholicism to England many Protestants were burned at the stake. Thus being known as "bloody Mary.

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