Henry VIII: The Mind of a Tyrant

Presenting a vivid four-part biography, Dr David Starkey goes inside the mind of Henry VIII. This is not the story of Henry and his six wives, but an unprecedented examination to find out how Prince Charming became Bluebeard, the English Stalin.
Presenting a vivid four-part biography, Dr David Starkey goes inside the mind of Henry VIII. This is not the story of Henry and his six wives, but an unprecedented examination to find out how Prince Charming became Bluebeard, the English Stalin.

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The final programme in the series examines how Henry, having inherited a chronically weak English crown, forged it into an instrument of unprecedented power, and then wielded it to change forever the nature of both England, and the English.

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s1e4 Tyrant (1533-1547)
April 27, 2009
The final programme in the series examines how Henry, having inherited a chronically weak English crown, forged it into an instrument of unprecedented power, and then wielded it to change forever the nature of both England, and the English. The courtiers
Season Finale
This episode traces Henry's ten-year affair with Anne Boleyn. Henry began to pursue Anne in early 1526. As lust turned to love, he conceived the idea of marrying her. But that required a Papal annulment of his marriage to Catherine.

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s1e3 Lover (1526-1536)
April 20, 2009
This episode traces Henry's ten-year affair with Anne Boleyn. Henry began to pursue Anne in early 1526. As lust turned to love, he conceived the idea of marrying her. But that required a Papal annulment of his marriage to Catherine. David Starkey's resea
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s1e1 Prince (1485-1509)
April 6, 2009
April 6, 2009
Prince (1485-1509)
Series Premiere
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s1e2 Warrior (1509-1525)
April 13, 2009
April 13, 2009
Warrior (1509-1525)
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s1e3 Lover (1526-1536)
April 20, 2009
April 20, 2009
Lover (1526-1536)
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s1e4 Tyrant (1533-1547)
April 27, 2009
April 27, 2009
Tyrant (1533-1547)
Season Finale

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