Mary, Bloody Mary
The story of Mary Tudor's childhood is a classic fairy tale: A princess who is to
inherit the throne of England is separated from her mother; abused by an evil
stepmother who has enchanted her father; stripped of her title; and forced to
care for her baby stepsister, who inherits Mary's rights to the throne. Believe it
or not, it's all true.
Told in the voice of the young Mary, this novel explores the history and intrigue
of the dramatic rule of Henry VIII, his outrageous affair with and marriage to the
bewitching Anne Boleyn, and the consequences of that relationship for his
firstborn daughter. Carolyn Meyer has written a compassionate historical novel about love and loss, jealousy and fear--and a girl's struggle with forces far
beyond her control.
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Review: Mary, Bloody Mary (Young Royals #1)User Review - Athena Ninlil - Goodreads
I read this book on my first year of college and it brings so many good memories. It was my first book on Mary that got me really hooked and renewed my interest in her family. There is a clever ... Read full review
Review: Mary, Bloody Mary (Young Royals #1)User Review - Fairley - Goodreads
Although Mary is known in history by her infamous title, “Bloody Mary”, in truth, she was not much bloodier than many others in her position (such as her father, King Henry, who beheaded two of his ... Read full review