Season 1 Episodes

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The Death of Wolsey

Season 1, Episode 10 - Air Date: 6/10/2007
Cardinal Wolsey is down but not yet out. Although exiled, he tries to gather last-minute support from his old enemy, Queen Katherine.
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Look to God First

Season 1, Episode 9 - Air Date: 6/3/2007
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.
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Truth and Justice

Season 1, Episode 8 - Air Date: 5/20/2007
In this episode the king receives a special guest. A papal envoy has come to discuss the annulment of the King's marriage to Katherine of Aragon, as requested by the King.
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Message to the Emperor

Season 1, Episode 7 - Air Date: 5/13/2007
England's population is suffering, both from a lack of food and from a lethal plague called 'The Sweats'.
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True Love

Season 1, Episode 6 - Air Date: 5/6/2007
As King Henry gains in confidence, his displeasure with the way the Catholic church handles his request for an annulment of his marriage to Katherine of Aragon grows.
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Arise, My Lord

Season 1, Episode 5 - Air Date: 4/29/2007
Henry is shocked when he learns that his ally, Emperor Charles V of Spain, has released France's King Francis I from prison.
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His Majesty, The King

Season 1, Episode 4 - Air Date: 4/22/2007
As a reward for his denunciation of Martin Luther, the Pope christens Henry "Defender of the Faith,” but a brush with death causes the king to seek a solution to his lack of an heir.
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Wolsey, Wolsey, Wolsey!

Season 1, Episode 3 - Air Date: 4/15/2007
The King asks Charles to escort his sister, Margaret, to her betrothed and promotes him to Duke of Suffolk.
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Simply Henry

Season 1, Episode 2 - Air Date: 4/8/2007
Henry and the court go to the summit to sign the treaty with France. Tensions are understandably high, and tempers of both kings flare up more than once.
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In Cold Blood

Season 1, Episode 1 - Air Date: 4/1/2007
Henry prepares for war with France but receives cautious counsel from the powerful Cardinal Wolsey, who urges a peace treaty; the king learns that his queen's lady-in-waiting Elizabeth Blount is pregnant with his child.