Periods > Mary I (1553-8)

Sometimes known as 'Bloody Mary', she oversaw a return of the English church to Roman Catholicism.

1555  Latimer and Ridley

Two Protestant bishops, martyred at the stake at Oxford in October 1555.

Suggested resources

  1. Venice - October 1555, 26-31
  2. Venice - October 1555, 1-15
  3. Diary - 1555 (July - Dec)
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1554  Sir Thomas Wyatt

Leader of a failed uprising against Mary in early 1554, beginning in Kent.

Suggested resources

  1. Queen Mary - Volume 2 - January 1554
  2. Spain - February 1554, 1-5
  3. Southwark - Old London Bridge
  4. Diary - 1554 (Jan - June)
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1554  Philip of Spain

Philip II of Spain, married to Mary in July 1554.

Suggested resources

  1. Spain - November 1554, 1-15
  2. Spain - September 1553, 6-10
  3. Spain - August 1554, 16-31
  4. Venice - January 1554
  5. Queen Mary - Volume 2 - January 1554
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