Mary Tudor

Early Modern British History

by Dr Anna Whitelock. Produced by Simon Brown, 12th August 2015

A Political Pioneer?

In this podcast Dr Anna Whitelock of Royal Holloway, University of London discusses perceptions of Mary Tudor, Mary Tudor's background, her submission to Henry VIII and the rise of a warrior princess, Mary as a courageous political pioneer, Mary and religion, negative critiques, Mary and policy making, Phillip as king and a challenge to historians.

Perceptions of Mary Tudor: Time for a change.
The first Queen of England from a family of powerful, educated, politically aware women.
Submitting to Henry VIII. The rise of a warrior princess.
A Courageous political pioneer: A new feminised politics and the setting of a precedent.
Mary and religion.
Negative critiques, Mary and policy making, Philip as king and a challenge to historians.
Elizabeth and Mary.


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