Being the daughter of Henry VIII, to say that Mary experienced a somewhat tumultuous court life and upbringing would be the understatement of the century. In her father’s desperation to sire a male heir to the throne, he famously married and divorced six women. For the young Mary, this meant that she technically had five step-mothers – however, in practice, her relationship with her father became very distant as she grew up and she had little-to-no interaction with most of her step-mothers.
She had five step-mothers. (4/8)
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