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princess garnet
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Article: Bloody Mary myth

Post by princess garnet » Tue March 27th, 2012, 12:02 am

For those who read Nancy Bilyeau's The Crown, here's a blog post she wrote about Queen Mary 1 and how her nickname started.
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Post by DianeL » Tue March 27th, 2012, 1:08 am

It sounds fascinating, but I seem to get a broken link ...
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Post by Misfit » Tue March 27th, 2012, 1:14 am

[quote=""DianeL""]It sounds fascinating, but I seem to get a broken link ...[/quote]

Same here.
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Post by annis » Tue March 27th, 2012, 5:21 am

Assuming it's the right article, I've picked it up here:
http://englishhistoryauthors.blogspot.c ... -mary.html

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Post by fljustice » Tue March 27th, 2012, 2:45 pm

Interesting post. I just watched an episode of Monarchy yesterday that covered her reign...pretty balanced presentation.
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