Queen of England who persecuted the Protestants in her country, which earned her the nickname Bloody Mary. She burned over 200 religious dissenters at the stake in the Marian persecutions.
She was promised to several European leaders in political negotiations, but the plans always fell through.
She restored Roman Catholicism in her country.
Her younger half-sister Elizabeth I succeeded her as queen and reversed the re-establishment of Roman Catholicism.