Queen Mary I at Greenwich Palace Mary Tudor was the only child born to Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon to survive childhood and she was born at Greenwich Palace 500 years ago in 1516. Listen to our Volunteer Explainers as they tell the fascinating story of Queen Mary I’s life, her many stepmothers and how she became known as ‘Bloody Mary’ in these free 10 minute talks. Talks take place every 20 minutes throughout the day. 11.20, 11.50, 12.20, 1.20, 1.50, 2.20, 2.50, 3.20, 3.50. Find out more Our history Plan your visit Opening times Download a map of the ORNC > Booking for this event has now closed.