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