Pages in this set

Page 1

Preview of page 1
Catriona Ashley Miller




How beneficial was Mary's marriage to
Philip?
Was Mary's a marriage of equals?
As with all monarchs, was M's duty to provide heir - esp. important for M as son/daughter more likely
to perpetuate RC faith that she sought to restore. Despite age/gynaecological problems, M
determined to…

Page 2

Preview of page 2
Catriona Ashley Miller




rusty. M and P2's common lang was Fr - she could speak and he could understand. Communicated
further thwarted by P2's lack of social skills, but he made effort to treat M with warm affection.

M thought she was pregnant twice - end of 1554 and beginning…

Page 3

Preview of page 3
Catriona Ashley Miller




December Plans were concluded for co-ordinated risings in Kent, Hertfordshire, Devon and
Leicestershire on 18th March 1554.

27 December HRE's commissioners arrived in Eng. to begin negotiations on marriage treaty.

1554

14 January Terms of marriage treaty announced by proclamation - provoked earlier action than
rebels planned.…

Page 4

Preview of page 4
Catriona Ashley Miller




Mary decided to wait for the rebels in London, rather than
sending forces to meet them in Kent.


Conclusion
The marriage itself didn't take place until July 1554, 12 months into reign, and even after ceremony
itself, P2 spent more time abroad than in Eng.

Despite Mary's…

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar History resources:

See all History resources »