Mary Tudor attempts to flee to Flanders (42 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors
  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 1.5.1: Dutch and Flemish Writing and Culture, 800-present.

Context

Mary Tudor attempts to flee to Flanders. As a devoted Catholic, her half-brother Edward VI's religious reforms were painful to her, and put her in a difficult position, since she was unable to conform to the demands of his Act of Uniformity.

Citation:
Editors. "Mary Tudor attempts to flee to Flanders". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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