(“Bloody Mary”) 1516–58, queen of England 1553–58 (wife of Philip II of Spain; daughter of Henry VIII).
family name Tudor, known as Bloody Mary. 1516–58, queen of England (1553–58). The daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon, she married Philip II of Spain in 1554. She restored Roman Catholicism to England and about 300 Protestants were burnt at the stake as heretics
disposed to violence or bloodshed; bloodthirsty; sanguinary: bloody-minded anarchists. Chiefly British. unreasonably stubborn or cantankerous. Contemporary Examples Thy Hand, Great Anarch! Hussein Ibish August 13, 2013 Historical Examples The Red Rover James Fenimore Cooper Hopalong Cassidy Clarence E. Mulford The Vicar of Wakefield Oliver Goldsmith A Residence in France J. Fenimore Cooper The Fortunes of […]
bloodnoun. a bullfrog, especially Rana catesbeiana.
a bloodstained shirt used to incite a mob to vengeance. any symbol used for this purpose.