The Spanish Princess

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  • TV-MA
  • 2019
  • 2 Seasons
  • 6.9  (10,362)

The Spanish Princess is a historical drama television series that aired on Starz from 2019 to 2020. The show is a sequel to The White Queen and The White Princess, both of which are based on the novels by Philippa Gregory. The Spanish Princess follows the story of Catherine of Aragon, the Spanish princess who became the queen of England.

The show features an ensemble cast, led by Charlotte Hope as Catherine of Aragon. Laura Carmichael plays Margaret Pole, a noblewoman and confidante of Catherine. Aaron Cobham portrays Oviedo, a member of Catherine's entourage, while Ruairi O'Connor plays Prince Henry, Catherine's future husband.

The series is set in the early 16th century, at a time when the Tudor dynasty is struggling to secure its hold on the English throne. Catherine of Aragon arrives in England as the bride of Prince Arthur, the heir to the throne. However, when Arthur dies unexpectedly, Catherine finds herself stranded in a foreign country with no husband and no clear path to the crown.

Despite the many obstacles in her way, Catherine refuses to give up her claim to the English throne. She sets her sights on Prince Henry, Arthur's younger brother and the future King of England. However, Henry is fickle and easily swayed by the opinions of others. Catherine must navigate a treacherous court filled with scheming advisors and jealous rivals if she hopes to win Henry's heart and secure her place in history.

The Spanish Princess is a captivating blend of romance, politics, and intrigue. The show features gorgeous costumes, stunning scenery, and a talented cast of actors. The attention to detail is impressive, with the show's creators taking great care to recreate the look and feel of Tudor England.

One of the strengths of The Spanish Princess is the way it presents Catherine of Aragon as a strong and determined woman, who refuses to be pushed aside by the men around her. She is a powerful figure in her own right, with her own ambitions and goals. At the same time, the show doesn't shy away from the challenges that Catherine faced as a woman in a male-dominated society.

The supporting cast of characters is equally compelling. Margaret Pole is a loyal friend to Catherine, and her story arc is one of the most affecting in the series. Oviedo provides a unique perspective on the events of the show, as a black man in Tudor England.

The Spanish Princess is a well-written and well-acted series that will appeal to fans of historical dramas. It is a fascinating look at a pivotal moment in English history and the woman who played a key role in shaping it. Whether you are a fan of romance, politics, or intrigue, The Spanish Princess has something for everyone.

The Spanish Princess is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (16 episodes). The series first aired on May 5, 2019.

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Peace
8. Peace
November 29, 2020
As Henry descends into madness, the stakes have never been higher for Catherine. Her husband has become a threat to her life.
Faith
7. Faith
November 22, 2020
A new religion is on the rise, as is tension at court. Catherine must stop Henry's dangerous paranoia from turning friends into enemies...
Field of Cloth of Gold
6. Field of Cloth of Gold
November 15, 2020
A grand meeting in France forms the backdrop for a political clash of wits between Catherine and Wolsey
Plague
5. Plague
November 8, 2020
When the plague hits London, the court flees to Hampton Court but Maggie and Thomas More remain in the empty
The Other Woman
4. The Other Woman
November 1, 2020
As Meg jeopardizes everything for love, a pregnant Catherine wrestles with the sickening suspicion that Henry is being unfaithful.
Grief
3. Grief
October 25, 2020
As Catherine fights to restore her marriage after another tragedy, so too Meg must find a way to pull Scotland together after the bloody battle of Flodden.
Flodden
2. Flodden
October 18, 2020
Henry invades France, leaving a pregnant Catherine to defend England from Scottish king, James IV. Let the Battle of Flodden commence…
Camelot
1. Camelot
October 11, 2020
With an alliance with Spain and an heir sleeping in his crib, it is hard to think things could go wrong for glamorous royal couple Catherine and Henry.
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Where to Watch The Spanish Princess
The Spanish Princess is available for streaming on the Starz website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Spanish Princess on demand at Apple TV Channels, Amazon Prime, Philo, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, Starz, Microsoft Movies & TV and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    May 5, 2019
  • IMDB Rating
    6.9  (10,362)