mary i of england

  1. RedKing

    WI: Frances Brandon's son born in 1556 lives?

    In otl, Frances Brandon had a son in 1556 with her second husband Adrian Stokes, although the child was stillborn. But what if he lived? How would he impact the English succession? On one hand, he's the only English-born male heir who is eligible for succession under the Third Succession Act but...
  2. RedKing

    WI: Henry VIII and Katherine of Aragon switch death dates?

    As the title says, Henry VIII and Katherine of Aragon switch dates, i.e. Henry VIII dies on January 7th 1536 while Katherine lives on until January 28th 1547. For Henry VIII this is quite simple. In January 1536 of otl he had a jousting accident that left him unconscious and many feared he would...
  3. Anglo-HRE-Iberian Union

    Hapsburg Charles V ruled the Americas through Spain and the Holy Roman Empire through Austria but gave up Austria to his brother Ferdinand II because he became very ill at a young age and feared he wouldn't survive to his heir's adulthood. His son Phillip II succeeded him in Spain and married...
  4. What if Henry VIII was injured in an accident in 1524 and lost the ability to have children?

    Bessie Blount suffers a miscarriage, and Henry Fitzroy is never born. In 1524, Henry VIII suffers an accident that makes him lose the ability to have children. Mary is the only child that Henry will have, Henry will never divorce Catherine in this case, Henry will try to secure his line on the...
  5. Queen Mary I in July 1536 - who does she marry ?

    In July 1536, King Henry VIII rides his horse into a mole's burrow while drunk, breaking his neck on impact. After his unacknowledged and disowned heir, Mary, takes the throne in her own right, who will she marry to secure the succession to the throne? A list of potential candidates: James V...
  6. Henry VIII dies on Christmas 1536

    24 January 1536: King Henry VIII avoids injury at the Greenwich Palace Tournament. Anne is still executed after her miscarriage, and the Second Succession Act declares both Mary and Elizabeth illegitimate bastards. Christmas 1536: Henry, in a bout of frustration and despair after Jane Seymour's...
  7. The Sinking Ship, the Grand Applause - A Mary I of England TL
    Threadmarks: Chapter 1 - The English Channel in October of 1532

    Chapter 1 – The English Channel in October of 1532 It seemed like the storm had come out of nowhere. When the King of England had disembarked from Dover onboard the ship The Swallow the weather had been perfectly fine. The newly titled Marchioness of Pembroke, Anne Boleyn had come with him on...
  8. WI: Elizabeth Tudor converts to Catholicism

    Let's say that at some point of her life (most likely relatively early) , Elizabeth Tudor, - a daughter of late king Henry VIII, decided that there is something about Catholic Faith, and converts to it by choice. I think that the most likely time for it is during early reign of her...
  9. What if Mary I had an heir?

    Would it lead to a Catholic USA?
  10. ordinarylittleme

    Mary’s Miracles, the Tiny Tudors Challenge
    Threadmarks: Mary's Miracles

    April 1555 Mary I of England's pregnancy was derided as a pipe dream of a middle-aged woman who longed for the glory days of her youth. She was nearing the age of forty and was considered by everyone to be too old to conceive. Yet she never lost hope that God had blessed her after decades of...
  11. Grymt

    The Unexpected: In the time of Louis XII's heir

    Hello. I finally publish a third version of my initial TL on Louis XII's posthomous heir. If it takes so much time before rewriting the tale, it mainly because I decided months ago to publish this TL on the French Forum "Forum des Uchronies Francophones", mainly because it was easier for me to...
  12. What if Henry VIII's children by his first three wives had had children/gotten married?

    What would happen? Of course this would require Elizabeth to not be sexually abused by Katherine Parr's new husband, in order for her to even consider marriage (and she still might not, who knows). What if Henry had arranged marriages/betrothals for Mary and Elizabeth before his death? Mary was...
  13. Monarch approved matches for Tudor Claimants under a Marian reign

    The premise is Mary ascended to the throne after her father died in his 1536 jousting accident. She married her cousin James V King of Scots. Elizabeth had to take the veil as a child and died young. So, who would be safe matches for the Tudor/ Stewart claimants? Frances Brandon and the 2nd...
  14. ordinarylittleme

    The Bloody Rose - A Collaborative TL
    Threadmarks: The Bloody Rose

    April 1555 Mary I of England's pregnancy was derided as a pipe dream of a middle-aged woman who longed for the glory days of her youth. She was nearing the age of forty and was considered by everyone to be too old to conceive. Yet she never lost hope that God had blessed her after decades of...
  15. ordinarylittleme

    Queen Mary's Heirs
    Threadmarks: Queen Mary's Heirs

    inspired by: https://www.alternatehistory.com/forum/threads/the-children-of-camelot.506739/ "In the last week of April 1555, Elizabeth was released from house arrest and called to court as a witness of the birth, which was expected imminently. Many physicians tended to the queen, and the king...
  16. ordinarylittleme

    Francis III, Duke of Brittany and Mary I of England?

    The two were betrothed as children before this arrangement was broken off. What if it hadn't been broken off? What if the two married in 1533, right before Mary was declared illegitimate? And because Francis' father and brother had seven and ten children, respectively, and Mary's mother was...
  17. Mary became queen of England in 1536?

    What if Henry VIII's 1536 jousting accident kills him, and Mary becomes queen almost two decades earlier than IOTL? I assume England would stay a Catholic country ITTL. Who could be Mary's husband, and what could happen to Ireland if both countries are Catholic? What about Scotland, would the...
  18. EternalMadness1997

    Children of the Bloody Queen: A Tudor Timeline
    Threadmarks: The Bloody Heir

    Hello and welcome to my third timeline, and one that I have been cooking for sometime. As the title suggests, this is going to be a "what if Mary Tudor's pregnancy(ies) had been real rather than phantom?" timeline. I'll try to make this be as realistic as possible, though don't be afraid to...
  19. WI: Jane Seymour survived Edward VI's birth.

    For too long, Jane Seymour has been the "Plaine Jane," boring wife who was a nice stepmother and died after giving birth to Henry's precious son. What would have happened if Jane had survived Edward's birth? King Henry VIII (b. June 28, 1491) married Queen Jane Seymour (c. 1508) 1. Prince...
  20. WI: All of Katherine of Aragon's children live to adulthood
    Threadmarks: Author's Rambling-family tree

    A.K.A the one where I decided that I wrote two Anne Boleyn wins threads, time for a KOA wins thread. Originally, I was going to do one based off my Alternate Monarchs post where Katherine's daughters live, but I just felt I wouldn't be able to pull it off correctly. So here we go. Let's get...
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