Definition of Mary Tudor
1. Noun. Daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon who was Queen of England from 1553 to 1558; she was the wife of Philip II of Spain and when she restored Roman Catholicism to England many Protestants were burned at the stake as heretics (1516-1558).
Group relationships: House Of Tudor, Tudor
Generic synonyms: Queen Of England
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Literary usage of Mary Tudor
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1. Dictionary of National Biography by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1892)
"... within the year of its publication, Mary Tudor died and Elizabeth reigned. It was then seen how imprudent had been the argument of Knox. ..."
2. Irish Literature by Justin McCarthy, Maurice Francis Egan, Charles Welsh, Douglas Hyde, Gregory, James Jeffrey Roche (1904)
"His last work was ' Mary Tudor,' published after his death in 1847, ... From ' Mary Tudor.' [A few moments before her execution, she takes her last farewell ..."
3. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1896)
"Mary Tudor. An Historical Drama. In Two Parts. New Edition. By the late Sir Aubrey de Vere. London, 1884. 3. Sonnets. By Sir Aubrey de Vere, Bart. ..."
4. John Knox by Marion Harland (1899)
"ACCESSION OF Mary Tudor—KNOX'S MARRIAGE—BEGINNING OF PERSECUTIONS — EXILE ... Nine days thereafter, Mary Tudor, lawful sovereign by virtue of direct descent ..."
5. Heroes and Heroines of Fiction: Modern Prose and Poetry by William Shepard Walsh (1914)
"Hence Una means Protestantism and Duessa " Papacy," or, more specifically, Una represents Queen Elizabeth, and Duessa a combination of Mary Tudor and Mary ..."