House of Brandon: Mary I and Charles Brandon

House of Brandon: Mary I and Charles Brandon

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Rory G By Rory13 Updated Jul 18

Mary I of England was born to Catherine of Aragon and Henry VIII of England on 18 Febuary 1516. Mary was the only child of the marriage to survive until adulthood. She was legitimized and delegitimized on multiple occasions depending upon the kings mood and the women he was bedding.  Mary became queen in 1553 and died in 1558 during her reign she caused a lot of protestants or 'heretics' to die. She became bloody Mary.  Mary married Philip II of Spain in 1554 and had phantom pregnancies. 

 Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk was born to William Brandon and Elizabeth Bruyn in 1484. He was raised with Prince Arthur and the future king Henry VIII. His father was a great favorite of Henry VII.  He married Princess Mary in 1515, this Princess Mary is the king's sister. She died in 1533. They had three children together. He married Catherine Willoughby in 1533.  He died in August 22, 1545. 

What if Henry VIII arranged a marriage between Mary and Charles? 

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