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Saturday, December 10, 2016
Why is it still 'Bloody Mary' but 'Bluff King Hal'?
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 Queen Mary I killed 284 people while Henry VIII executed as many as 72,000. Catholic Mary is always seen as an evil villain - while Henry VIII is still quite admired.

To read Gerald Warner's article on the subject in his Telegraph blog see:

blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/geraldwarner/100047370/anti-catholic-junk-history-ii-mary-i-killed-284-henry-viii-up-to-72000-but-its-bloody-mary-and-bluff-king-hal/

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Tags: Gerald Warner, Henry VIII, Mary Tudor


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