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The Sisters of Henry VIII: The Tumultuous Lives of Margaret of Scotland and Mary of France by Maria PerryHenry VIIIs sisters, neglected by generations of historians, affected the lives of their contemporaries much more forcefully than did any of their brothers famous six wives. In The Sisters of Henry VIII, Maria Perry brings history alive by examining the lives of these extraordinary women and their influence on Europe in the Tudor Age. Margaret became queen of Scotland at age thirteen; family members arranged beautiful Marys betrothal to the aging king of France when she was twelve. But both women chose their second husbands for love: Margaret married and divorced twice after Henrys advancing armies slaughtered her first husband and kidnapped her children; Mary risked execution by proposing to the handsome duke of Suffolk. Groundbreaking in both depth and scope, Perrys work rescues two remarkable princesses from the shadows of history and offers a fresh interpretation of a royal family and an era sure to fascinate readers of Alison Weir and Antonia Fraser.
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Mary succeeded her short-lived half-brother , Edward VI , to the English throne. She was the fourth crowned monarch of the Tudor dynasty. Mary is remembered for briefly re-making England a Roman Catholic country. Mary had almost disagreeing religious people burned at the stake  , which are recorded in John Foxe's Book of Martyrs. Due to this, many called her " Bloody Mary ". When her half sister on her fathers side Elizabeth I , came to the throne after Mary's death, she made England Protestant again. She burned anyone who refused to renounce their faith back to Roman Catholicim at the Stake.
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She was known as Bloody Mary for her persecution of Protestants in a vain attempt to restore Roman Catholicism in England. Henry separated from Catherine in and had his marriage to her annulled in Mary was declared illegitimate , and she was stripped of the title of princess. After Henry married Anne Boleyn in , Mary was forbidden from seeing her mother and restricted in her access to her father. As a result, she was given the nickname Bloody Mary. Mary had a fragile constitution and suffered a series of illnesses throughout her life.