Mary I (February 18, 1516-Nov. 17, 1558) was controlling queen of England and the reigning queen of Ireland from July 1553 until her demise. She was the eldest spawn of Henry VIII and the only existing son of Catherine of Aragon. As the fourth coronet monarch of the Tudor dynasty, who is memorized for restoring England to Roman Catholicism after subsequent her short half Protestant brother, Edward VI. In the procedure, which had almost 300 spiritual dissenters be on fire at the stake in the Marian persecutions, making the nickname “Bloody Mary”? Restoration of Roman Catholicism was upturned by her successor and half-sister, Elizabeth I.