Season 4, Episode 4: Natural Ally Original Air Date—2 May 2010 Catherine's buys the silence of an indiscreet former lover with a position in her chamber as her affair with Culpepper becomes more tempestuous. Season 2, Episode 2: Tears of Blood Original Air Date—6 April 2008 The Archbishop's capitulation to Henry results in Thomas More's resignation and a triumphal trip by Henry to France to show off his new queen to Francis. Season 4, Episode 8: As It Should Be Original Air Date—6 June 2010 Although Henry does take Boulogne, his troops are decimated by dysentery while back in England the Queen arranges to give Edward a tutor with Lutheran beliefs. Season 4, Episode 6: You Have My Permission Original Air Date—16 May 2010 Henry allows Bishop Gardner a free rein in rooting out heretics and sets his eyes on the soon-to-be-widowed Catherine Parr. Season 3, Episode 4: The Death of a Queen Original Air Date—26 April 2009 Forced to recant, Aske is hanged in Yorkshire, Cromwell coerces Brandon to execute more rebels as examples, and Jane suffers complications in childbirth.
Season 4, Episode 10: Death of a Monarchy Original Air Date—20 June 2010 As Henry's health deteriorates, he grows introspective as various factions in the court try to position themselves for the seemingly inevitable succession. Season 3, Episode 2: The Northern Uprising Original Air Date—12 April 2009 The Duke of Suffolk is unable to defeat the rebellion militarily, so he resorts to lies and subterfuge as Jane becomes pregnant with Henry's son. The envoys from the Holy Roman-Emperor meet with Cardinal Wolsey and determine how to cement the treaty between the two nations. Several of those close to her including her brother are tortured into confessing treason and beheaded. Season 2, Episode 9: The Act of Treason Original Air Date—25 May 2008 As Jane Seymour's fortunes rise, Anne's fall.
Season 4, Episode 3: Something for You Original Air Date—25 April 2010 While Henry prepares for a politically important trip to meet the defeated Northern rebels, Queen Catherine carries on her passionate affair with Culpepper. Season 1, Episode 5: Arise, My Lord Original Air Date—29 April 2007 Henry is displeased to learn that the Emperor Charles V, Queen Katherine's nephew, has released King Francis of France from prison and is forced to look for a foreign ally elsewhere. The Pope Clement, though, gives no permission for an act of divorce. Once he tastes the burden of government, Henry reproaches the council less virtue and worse results then the cardinal, especially now the treasury is empty and troubles spread, but when Cromwell learns trough a physician about Wolsey's plot for his own reinstatement with pope and queen, the former master of the game is thrown in the Tower, where he slits his own throat, while More and the Catholic church are doomed now Henry has decided to make his own, almost Lutheran break-up with Rome after most universities and princes sided with Catherine. Needing a divorce, Henry turns to Wolsey, who promises to help him create waves of backlash from the church, as well as the Spanish Habsburg dynasty and its overseas empire.
At her father George Boleyn's suggestion only an ambitious mistress is a problematic rival, Ann urges Margaret 'Madge' Sheldon to 'succeed' Eleanor. Season 4, Episode 7: Sixth and the Final Wife Original Air Date—23 May 2010 After leaving wife Catherine as regent, a bellicose Henry invades France and lays siege to Boulogne in an attempt to regain his French provinces. After utterly abject humiliation at Henry's feet, Charles Brandon is allowed to win his return to court by arm-wrestling. Season 4, Episode 5: Bottom of the Pot Original Air Date—9 May 2010 After receiving a letter from an anonymous source the King decides to investigate the accusation that two other men knew Catherine 'carnally' while she was under the service of the Dowager Duchess, and he confines his Queen to her apartments with only Lady Rochford. Princess Margaret marries the decrepit King of Portugal reluctantly, but the union is short-lived; Henry's desire for Anne Boleyn intensifies. Season 1, Episode 10: The Death of Wolsey Original Air Date—10 June 2007 Now cardinal Wolsey lives in misery as penniless archbishop of and in York, barred from court, hoping in vain Ann Boleyn who broke his hold on the king will reward his efforts as she once wrote, honors and offices are mainly distributed to the Boleyn clan, with Norfolk in charge -Charles Brandon neglects his joint presidency- of the royal council.
Season 1, Episode 6: True Love Original Air Date—6 May 2007 Henry is still besotted with Anne Boleyn, queen Catherine asks a diplomat to appeal to her Habsburg relatives. Season 4, Episode 2: Sister Original Air Date—18 April 2010 Joan Bulmer confides the Queen's sexual history to Lady Rochford who tells it to Culpepper and arranges for him to have a liaison with the neglected Catherine. Season 1, Episode 7: Message to the Emperor Original Air Date—13 May 2007 Sir William Compton is diagnosed on his Warwickshire estate with highly contagious 'sweating sickness', the physician bleeds his back- death comes swift, his body is burned before burial, Thomas Tallis breaks his lute on the fresh grave, then courts Joan Larke. Original Air Date—15 April 2007 The King asks Charles to escort his sister, Margaret, to her betrothed and promotes him to Duke of Suffolk. After Anne walks off, disbelieving Wolsey's promises to the king of a divorce by summer, Henry implies to cardinal Campeggio a negative verdict could turn him and England Lutheran, like half of Germany, yet after a papal message the legate prorogues the court till the end of the Roman Curia's recess, in October; imperial ambassador Mendoza, who is ceding his post to bishop Chapuys, tells Catherine it's the emperor's doing. Meanwhile Katherine's alliance with Charles intensifies as does her hatred of Wolsey. Season 1, Episode 8: Truth and Justice Original Air Date—20 May 2007 Cardinal Campeggio's long awaited papal legation has arrived at court to decide with colleague-cardinal Thomas Wolsey on the royal request for divorce, claiming Catherine's first marriage to Henry's late elder brother nullified his.
Thomas More refuses to take the oath as phrased, while accepting he succession, landing him in the Tower. When the legatine court finally assembles, the king states his case personally as a matter of justice, allegedly after 'his conscience' finally stopped him from keeping silent out of love for the queen. Ann's father Thomas Boleyn tells the incredulous king about the cardinal's stealing confiscated monastical goods. Season 2, Episode 6: The Definition of Love Original Air Date—4 May 2008 When King Francis refuses to approve an engagement involving the baby but proposes one between Mary and the Dauphin, Henry begins to turn against Anne. All latest episodes of The Tudors season 1 get free into your mobile! Season 3, Episode 8: The Undoing of Cromwell Original Air Date—24 May 2009 As Henry seeks to have his marriage to Anne of Cleves annulled and Cromwell removed, Bryan pimps teenage Catherine Howard as Henry's new mistress. Meanwhile, Henry takes on a new mistress named Mary Boleyn, though he soon tires of her and Mary's sister, Anne, is summoned to the court. Season 2, Episode 3: Checkmate Original Air Date—13 April 2008 After Henry breaks all ties with the church and marries Anne, the Pope threatens him with excommunication and authorizes Anne's assassination.
Season 3, Episode 3: Dissension and Punishment Original Air Date—19 April 2009 Henry feigns reconciliation with Aske but ultimately has the leaders of the rebellion arrested; later he becomes ecstatic over Jane's pregnancy. Woolsey sends Thomas More to Cambria Cambray to check if France and the pope remain irreconcilable with the emperor. Season 1, Episode 2: Simply Henry Original Air Date—8 April 2007 Henry and his court look to sign the treaty with France, though tempers of both kings flare up at the summit. Season 2, Episode 7: Matters of State Original Air Date—11 May 2008 Henry warns Anne to stay out of state affairs, but her paranoiac fear of Catherine is only alleviated with her death and Anne's new pregnancy. When Thomas More reports the negotiations reconciled the emperor with France and pope Clement, Woolsey fears facing the royal wrath and ends up banned from court, ordered to relinquish all lucrative offices and accused of usurping royal authority.
Season 3 Season 3, Episode 1: Civil Unrest Original Air Date—5 April 2009 Henry's new wife Jane urges him to reconcile with his daughter Mary while Robert Aske leads a pilgrimage of thousands against Cromwell's monastic reforms. Moore tells his daughter Lutheranism is a far worse danger then the plague, in all Europe. Ann orders her rival lady Eleanor Luke eliminated, by false charges of jewel theft. When the pope escapes to Orvieto, Thomas Cromwell pleases the king by proposing Ann's former tutor as messenger to present his divorce requests; Woolsey has him intercepted, reads the draft documents and lets him go, sneering the mission is hopeless; the king is furious when it fails indeed. Just after the arrival of the new French ambassador, who promises French troops will drive the emperor out of Italy soon, the epidemic and utter panic reach London, even the royal court, where Henry tries every remedy, including working up a natural sweat, ultimately flees like most before him.
Season 4 Season 4, Episode 1: Moment of Nostalgia Original Air Date—11 April 2010 Henry is proud of Catherine, his beautiful, vivacious seventeen year old wife, who buys silence from an old friend by making her a member of the court. The pope appoints cardinal Campeggio as legate to constitute a divorce court with Wolsey after the plague. When Anne Boleyn plays much harder to get than any woman ever has, Henry begins to search for a way out of his marriage to Catherine of Aragon, so that he can make Anne his wife. Season 3, Episode 6: Search for a New Queen Original Air Date—10 May 2009 frustrated in his efforts to assassinate Cardinal Pole, henry has his relatives executed while Cromwell supports a marriage to Anne of Cleves. Season 2, Episode 4: The Act of Succession Original Air Date—20 April 2008 After princess Elisabeth's baptism, Henry orders Thomas Cromwell to draw up a bill of succession favoring his and Ann's offspring, to be accepted by an oath from all subjects. Season 1, Episode 9: Look to God First Original Air Date—3 June 2007 The legatine court's divorce trial continues in the Queen's absence, hearing testimony suggesting prince Arthur carnally consummated his marriage to Catherine: embarrassing for the court, amusing for the populace. Season 2, Episode 5: His Majesty's Pleasure Original Air Date—27 April 2008 Fisher and More continue to resist the coercion to take the oath and pay with their lives as Henry's ardor toward Anne subsides after her miscarriage.
Thomas Tallis proposes to his late lover Joan's sister Jane. After imploring justice and appealing to Henry kneeling at his feet, Catherine walks out, to public acclaim, royal fury and Wolsey's despair. The affront to the imperialist party is maximized by making princess Mary a lowly lady in waiting to her half-sister, yet the French King still refuses openly to recognize the new Queen. The Emperor is invited to the King's court. Season 3, Episode 5: Problems in the Reformation Original Air Date—3 May 2009 While a grieving Henry remains in seclusion with his fool coming to grips with Jane's death, court intrigue turns to political assassination in his absence. Unlike tens of thousands, Anne Boleyn and Wolsey survive, the plague recedes, the papal legate arrives as court reassembles, Tallis conducts a mass of thanks.