Queen Mary I; she was Queen of England from 1553 until her death in Mother was Katherine of Aragon. Sister to Elizabeth Tudor (Queen of England). Became known as "Bloody Mary" because of her persecution of the Protestants.
Mary I - (February 1516 - November Daughter of Henry VIII and his first wife, Catherine of Aragon, Mary attempted to restore Roman Catholicism in England during her reign. The execution of Protestants as heretics earned her the sobriquet "Bloody Mary.