Secrets of the Six Wives

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  • 2017
  • 1 Season

This docuseries tells the stories of the unfortunate six women who were the wives of Henry VIII, King of England. Historian Lucy Worsley examines the lives at court of the six women as they struggled to have some influence over the court and their own lives while serving at the whim of their tyrannical husband. The series debuted on PBS in the United States in January 2017.

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Divorced, Beheaded, Survived
3. Divorced, Beheaded, Survived
February 5, 2017
Lucy presents the last 3 wives: Anne of Cleves, the one who was called "ugly" young Catherine Howard, revealing her tragic abusive childhood; and finally the far-from-saintly nurse, Katherine Parr.
Beheaded, Died
2. Beheaded, Died
January 29, 2017
As Henry breaks with the Roman Church to marry Anne, Lucy sees him grow tired of Anne and fall for Jane Seymour. Anne€™s fate is sealed: she is executed and Henry immediately marries Jane. But Jane dies as soon as she gives birth to a son.
Divorced
1. Divorced
January 22, 2017
Lucy reveals the happy marriage of Henry VIII to first wife, Katherine of Aragon. Despite Katherine€™s skill and devotion as his Queen, when she fails to give Henry the son he needs, he falls for Anne Boleyn.
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This docuseries tells the stories of the unfortunate six women who were the wives of Henry VIII, King of England. Historian Lucy Worsley examines the lives at court of the six women as they struggled to have some influence over the court and their own lives while serving at the whim of their tyrannical husband. The series debuted on PBS in the United States in January 2017.

Secrets of the Six Wives is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (3 episodes). The series first aired on January 22, 2017.

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Secrets of the Six Wives is available for streaming on the PBS website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Secrets of the Six Wives on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, Vudu, Google Play, Apple TV and PBS.

  • Premiere Date
    January 22, 2017