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Death of a Monarchy
aired: Sat, Jun 19, 2010
In the series finale, Henry defeats one final political foe but faces his mortality after the deaths of both his best friend Charles Brandon and King Francis of France, and the ghosts of his former queens appear for a final confrontation.
Secrets of the Heart
aired: Sat, Jun 12, 2010
Powerful accusations of heresy are made against the queen but the ailing Henry has little interest. A chastened Lord Surrey faces the ultimate penalty for losing 600 men in an ill-advised action that nearly reignites war with France.
As It Should Be
aired: Sat, Jun 5, 2010
The war with France is nearly lost when one of Henry's officers cleverly engineers a sudden victory, but the triumphant king's health has been weakened by the costly adventure.
Sixth and the Final Wife
aired: Sat, May 22, 2010
War looms with France as Henry marries Catherine Parr, who proves to be an able and respected queen and stepmother, finally giving England's king the stable, happy household he has long desired.
You Have My Permission
aired: Sat, May 15, 2010
The newly single Henry surprises his countrymen by restoring his daughters to the royal succession, forging an unexpected political alliance, and manipulating events to marry an attractive, mature, and recent widow.
Bottom of the Pot
aired: Sat, May 8, 2010
The king is devastated to learn of his beloved queen's ribald past and present affairs, and banishes her from court, even as the investigation rounds up and tortures suspects.
aired: Sat, May 1, 2010
The king's warm welcome in the North reinvigorates him but his queen's past catches up to her when a former lover appears with threats of blackmail, and an anonymous letter exposes her infidelities to Henry.
Something for You
aired: Sat, Apr 24, 2010
A noticeably more benevolent and tolerant Henry VIII forgives the citizens of the North for their rebellion against him, but the youthful wife he dotes upon launches a passionate affair with Culpepper.
aired: Sat, Apr 17, 2010
Henry's age catches up to him during Christmas celebrations, but his youthful and randy court continues the party without him. The arrogant Lord Surrey takes aim at the powerful Seymour clan.
Season 4 Episode 1
aired: Tue, Mar 16, 2010
In the season four premiere, King Henry VIII marries his fifth queen, a lusty teenager whose beauty and checkered past inflame the passions of a trusted courtier, Thomas Culpepper.
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The Undoing of Cromwell
aired: Sat, May 23, 2009
In the third season finale, Henry moves swiftly to annul his loveless marriage to Anne of Cleves, and beds a new teenage mistress; Princess Mary falls in love with Duke Philip of Bavaria; Cromwell's fall from favor is sudden and dramatic.
Protestant Anne of Cleves
aired: Sat, May 16, 2009
War looms with France and Spain aligning against England with backing from Rome, so Henry agrees to a politically fortuitous marriage with Anne of Cleves (Joss Stone), a plain and unsophisticated German aristocrat he has never met.
Search for a New Queen
aired: Sat, May 9, 2009
Matchmaking begins in earnest as Cromwell schemes to secure the Reformation by marrying Henry to a Protestant wife - but the king's marital reputation precedes him; the condition of Henry's wounded leg turns life-threatening.
Problems in the Reformation
aired: Sat, May 2, 2009
Henry remains in seclusion while mourning the queen's death, an opportunity that enemies of the crown seize to murder several friends of the court; Cromwell is disturbed when Henry doesn't resist his new church's similarities to Catholicism.
The Death of a Queen
aired: Sat, Apr 25, 2009
The leaders of the Pilgrimage of Grace uprising are put to death, but Brandon is disturbed by the cruelty and mercilessness of the suppression; Henry celebrates the birth of a son but his joy is short-lived as Queen Jane dies within days.
Dissension and Punishment
aired: Sat, Apr 18, 2009
Henry reconciles with his estranged daughters Mary and Elizabeth in time for the Christmas holidays, but betrays and brutally suppresses the rebellion against him after making conciliatory promises to the uprising's leaders.
The Northern Uprising
aired: Sat, Apr 11, 2009
The rebellion now known as the Pilgrimage of Grace begins in earnest, with Henry dispatching Brandon to deal with the uprising; bedridden due to the recurrence of his jousting injury, Henry takes a new mistress: Lady Ursula Misseldon.
aired: Sat, Apr 4, 2009
In the third season premiere, Henry VIII weds a third time, to shy, demure noblewoman Jane Seymour - a union that he and his advisors pray will result in a male heir; once-loyal subjects rebel against Henry's crusade against Catholicism.
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Destiny and Fortune
aired: Sat, May 31, 2008
Henry proposes marriage to Jane Seymour and removes baby Elizabeth from the line of succession, even as Anne awaits her execution in the Tower of London.
The Act of Treason
aired: Sat, May 24, 2008
Anne Boleyn's fall is swift, as Henry accepts charges of adultery against her, sentencing her and her alleged lovers to death.
Lady in Waiting
aired: Sat, May 17, 2008
After another miscarriage, Anne is quickly replaced by Jane Seymour in the king's affections. Henry attempts to renew his alliance with the King of Spain, who makes an intriguing proposal.
Matters of State
aired: Sat, May 10, 2008
Cromwell confiscates Catholic property, enriching Henry. Catherine dies in pious poverty and obscurity, leaving Anne, newly pregnant, with a firmer grip on power, even as a new lady in waiting catches Henry's eye.
The Definition of Love
aired: Sat, May 3, 2008
The power of Thomas Cromwell widens as he investigates Catholic corruption. The Pope denounces Sir Thomas More's execution, and the King of France refuses to recognize Elizabeth's legitimacy.
His Majesty's Pleasure
aired: Sat, Apr 26, 2008
Anne's miscarriage and her sister's impetuous marriage threaten the Boleyn family's power at court, while a reluctant Henry orders the execution of his old friend, advisor and mentor Sir Thomas More.
The Act of Succession
aired: Sat, Apr 19, 2008
Henry asks the entire country to swear an oath, and jails Sir Thomas More for refusing to take it. Anne becomes pregnant again and schemes to control Henry's mistresses.
aired: Sat, Apr 12, 2008
Henry secretly marries Anne Boleyn and appoints his Lutheran chaplain head of the Church. But the newlyweds are disappointed when their first child is a girl, whom they name Elizabeth.
Tears of Blood
aired: Sat, Apr 5, 2008
Henry continues undermining the Catholic Church's influence in England, while Anne resolves to consummate her relationship with the king, even as Charles Brandon begins planting doubts about her virtue.
Everything Is Beautiful
aired: Sat, Mar 29, 2008
The Reformation begins as Henry declares himself head of the Church of England. Queen Catherine is banished from court, and Henry blackmails a cook into assassinating a high-ranking Catholic bishop.
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The Death of Wolsey
aired: Sat, Jun 9, 2007
Cardinal Wolsey is down but not yet out. Although exiled, he tries to gather last- minute support from his old enemy, Queen Katherine. She hesitantly agrees to his plan, as she finds herself in a situation similar to that of the fallen Cardinal. But their plot is intercepted by the King’s new advisors and Wolsey must pay the ultimate price.
Look to God First
aired: Sat, Jun 2, 2007
Cardinal Wolsey’s fall is quick and pitiless. Stripped of office and authority, he is banished from the court and sent far from his much-beloved King. His unlikely successor is Sir Thomas More, a man unlike the overbearing Wolsey in every way but one–his loyalty to Henry.
Truth and Justice
aired: Sat, May 19, 2007
A special envoy from the Pope arrives to hear Henry's petition regarding the legitimacy of his marriage. The fate of Cardinal Wolsey's career, the king's romance with Anne Boleyn, and the nation's relationship with Rome hang in the balance.
Message to the Emperor
aired: Sat, May 12, 2007
England is struck down with food shortages and a plague outbreak, forcing the normally buoyant Henry to doubt his future and abilities--but a sudden change in fortunes is on the horizon.
aired: Sat, May 5, 2007
An increasingly confident Henry grows dissatisfied with the Catholic Church's progress with his petition for annulment of his marriage, making Cardinal Wolsey further vulnerable to conspirators.
Arise, My Lord
aired: Sat, Apr 28, 2007
Henry is stunned by a reversal in his alliance with Charles V and forced to look elsewhere for European support, while an insulted Anne Boleyn refuses his offer of permanent mistress status, inflaming his desire to marry her.
His Majesty, The King
aired: Sat, Apr 21, 2007
Despite being named Defender of the Faith by the Pope, Henry begins to scheme to replace his queen with the more desirable Anne Boleyn. Court intrigues involving Princess Margaret and plots against Cardinal Wolsey intensify.
Wolsey, Wolsey, Wolsey!
aired: Sat, Apr 14, 2007
A visit from Charles V forces Henry to conceal his growing disaffection from Queen Catherine, who is the influential Spanish monarch's aunt. Henry comes face-to-face with the seductive Anne Boleyn for the first time.
aired: Sat, Apr 7, 2007
Henry contemplates an alliance with Holy Roman Emperor Charles V, King of Spain, despite his Field of Cloth of Gold ceremony celebrating allegiance to France. Elizabeth Blount gives birth to the king's illegitimate son.
In Cold Blood
aired: Sat, Mar 31, 2007
In the series premiere, Henry prepares for war with France but receives cautious counsel from the powerful Cardinal Wolsey, who urges a treaty. The king learns that his queen's lady-in-waiting, Elizabeth Blount, is pregnant with his child.