Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Bloddy Mary

  • Mary Tudor (“Bloody Mary”) 1516–1558

    During her relatively short life, the daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon had a rough time. After her mother’s marriage was annulled, she was not allowed to see her and was declared illegitimate. Her father would have nothing to do with her and once even threatened to execute her if she did not…