As Henry's health deteriorates, he grows depressed and introspective as the ghosts of the past come to haunt him, and various factions in the court try to position themselves favorably for the succession after his death. Bishop Gardiner continues to pursue Anne Stanhope and the Queen for heresy but is thwarted by some unforeseen circumstances. Sensitive to his legacy, the King commissions a portrait from Holbein as Charles Brandon's health decline too.
Did You Know?
Diana, Princess of Wales, was a descendent of the Howard line and was related to Anne Boyeln. When Prince William ascends to the throne, a descendent of Anne Boylen will once again sit upon the throne of St. James. See more
Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk died in 1544, not in 1547 as depicted here. See more
[Feverish and in bed
Has the dawn come yet?
Not yet, not yet.
I hate the night. It makes me think of perpetual night.
The Tudors Main Title Theme
Written by Trevor Morris
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