Mary Tudor

Mary Tudor (Bloody Mary)

Mary Tudor, known also as Bloody Mary, was the first woman to be crowned Queen of England, rather than through marriage to a king, but as the older sister of an unmarried half-brother, King Edward VI who died when he was 15 years old, taking the throne in 1553 as Mary I.

King Edward VI

After her death, childless, in 1558, her half-sister Elizebeth became the queen. She too never married and had no children. sadly with her, the Tudor dynasty that her grant father, King Henry VII established, came to an end.


One point to note here is, all surviving children of King Henry VIII had become the monarchs of England

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