Mary, Bloody Mary

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Harcourt, Incorporated, 2001 - Juvenile Fiction - 227 pages
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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  - Iane De jesus - Goodreads

I like this. It has a historical plot, obviously. It's about the Tudors. I've read this a long time ago so I can't remember much about it. But it's one of those books that makes me don't want to put ... 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

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About the author (2001)

CAROLYN MEYER is the celebrated author of more than forty books for young people, many of which have received awards and honors. She lives with her husband in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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