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The acclaimed Penguin Monarchs series: short, fresh, expert accounts of England's rulers - now in paperback.

'Mary is seen as a grim-faced Catholic fanatic, who wore black, was wrinkled and ugly, and lived in the gloomy shadows of childlessness, and political and religious failure'

Known as Mary Tudor or, to her detractors, 'Bloody Mary', Mary I has been shrouded in historical and ideological myth. This superb short biography clears away layers of misunderstanding about the first Tudor Queen to allow us to see her clearly: as a pioneer of English female sovereignty.

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  • Paperback

    9780141988689

    July 15, 2018

    Penguin Press

    128 pages

    RRP $12.99

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  • Hardback

    9780241184103

    October 1, 2016

    Allen Lane

    128 pages

    RRP $27.99

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    • The Nile
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  • Mary I (Penguin Monarchs)
    John Edwards

    EBook

    9780241184110

    October 1, 2016

    Penguin eBooks

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