Six Wives of Henry VIII

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  • 2017
  • 1 Season
  • 8.0  (250)

This engaging series dramatizes key moments in Henry VIII's life, depicting the wives as real characters. Visually stunning sequences come to life through the use of many Tudor locations, some of them virtually untouched for 450 years. But it is the glamorous, dangerous life at court, including the deadly intrigues that unthroned these women, that this series focuses on.

Six Wives of Henry VIII
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Katherine Howard and Catherine Parr
4. Katherine Howard and Catherine Parr
September 10, 2001
Katherine Howard is perhaps the most tragic of Henry's wives. When she was just 18 years of age, Henry became absolutely besotted with her stunning beauty and unbridled sexuality. Unfortunately for his queen, she found it hard to make do with only Henry's loving which left the King with only one option - to cut off her head. Catherine Parr Possibly the most intelligent and humane of Henry's wives.
Jane Seymour and Anne of Cleves
3. Jane Seymour and Anne of Cleves
September 10, 2001
Jane Seymour The luckless Jane Seymour managed to escape Henry's wrath by giving him his only surviving son, Edward. Unfortunately she died during childbirth. Anne of Cleves The 'Flanders Mare' as she was affectionately known, Anne of Cleves did not please her husband in bed. Somehow though, she earned herself a pay-off guaranteeing her a life of luxury.
Anne Boleyn
2. Anne Boleyn
September 9, 2001
Anne Boleyn The temptress Anne Boleyn, who charmed the King with her seductive French ways gave him his second daughter, Elizabeth. Henry soon tired of her though and had her beheaded.
Catherine Of Aragon
1. Catherine Of Aragon
September 9, 2017
Catherine of Aragon The beautiful Spanish princess, Catherine of Aragon, was Henry's first wife and succeeded in giving him a child, Mary. Her fierce yet eventually futile resistance to his efforts to divorce her started the religious revolution that made England a Protestant country.
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This engaging series dramatizes key moments in Henry VIII's life, depicting the wives as real characters. Visually stunning sequences come to life through the use of many Tudor locations, some of them virtually untouched for 450 years. But it is the glamorous, dangerous life at court, including the deadly intrigues that unthroned these women, that this series focuses on.

  • Premiere Date
    September 9, 2017
  • IMDB Rating
    8.0  (250)