Mary Tudor


noun

Definition for mary tudor (2 of 3)

Mary I

noun

Bloody Mary, 1516–58, queen of England 1553–58 (wife of Philip II of Spain; daughter of Henry VIII).

Also called Mary Tudor.

Definition for mary tudor (3 of 3)

Tudor

[ too-der, tyoo- ]
/ ˈtu dər, ˈtyu- /

noun

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Mary. Mary I.
a member of the royal family that ruled in England from 1485 to 1603.

adjective

pertaining or belonging to the English royal house of Tudor.
of, relating to, or characteristic of the periods of the reigns of the Tudor sovereigns: Tudor architecture.

Related forms

pre-Tu·dor, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for mary tudor (1 of 2)

Mary I

noun

family name Tudor, known as Bloody Mary. 1516–58, queen of England (1553–58). The daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon, she married Philip II of Spain in 1554. She restored Roman Catholicism to England and about 300 Protestants were burnt at the stake as heretics

British Dictionary definitions for mary tudor (2 of 2)

Tudor

/ (ˈtjuːdə) /

noun

an English royal house descended from a Welsh squire, Owen Tudor (died 1461), and ruling from 1485 to 1603. Monarchs of the Tudor line were Henry VII, Henry VIII, Edward VI, Mary I, and Elizabeth I

adjective

denoting a style of architecture of the late perpendicular period and characterized by half-timbered houses
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