We are going back, like way back in time. Let’s set the stage...
You’re at your best friend's house with several other friends for a sleepover. It’s dark outside, the rooms are all dark apart from a flashlight that’s gleaming on the ceiling. You walk into the bathroom alone with the flashlight and start to play the ‘Bloody Mary’ game, but you get so freaked out that you say the name twice before bolting out of the bathroom into a room erupting with laughter. While there is several other Mary’s this folklore tale could be about, there’s only one who comes to mind when you say Bloody Mary. How does one woman go from underdog to becoming a monarch, who was graced with a title of Bloody Mary?
This is the story of Mary Tudor…
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Schwartz, Dana. “Noble Blood”, Episode 52: The Early Life of Bloody Mary”, 22 June 2021, https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/noble-blood/id1468332063?i=1000526367247
Schwartz, Dana. “Noble Blood”, Episode 53: The Later Life of Bloody Mary”, 06 July 2021, https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/noble-blood/id1468332063?i=1000527957801
by Meilan Solly, Smithsonian Magazine, 3/12/2020https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/myth-bloody-mary-180974221/
By Anthony Ruggiero, Historic UK,https://www.historic-uk.com/HistoryUK/HistoryofEngland/Queen-Mary-I/
By Helen Bynum, Scalar, 12/11/2017 https://scalar.usc.edu/works/the-reign-of-mary-i/marys-persecution-of-protestants
By Richard Bevan, History Channelhttps://www.history.co.uk/article/the-killer-king-how-many-people-did-henry-viii-execute
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