Mary Tudor attempts to flee to Flanders (42 words)

Historical Context Note

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


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.

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