The Pillars of the Earth

This epic tale of passion and greed begins when a mysterious secret disrupts the succession to the English crown and an unlikely member of King Henry's family takes the throne. A power struggle between Henry's daughter, Maud, and nephew, Stephen, causes England to be torn by war as battles rage for the rightful heir. Meanwhile, Bishop Waleran Bigod and the Hamleigh family manipulate the conflict to satisfy their own ruthless ambitions. Within this tumultuous setting, Prior Philip fights insurmountable obstacles to keep Kingsbridge and his dream of building a magnificent cathedral alive. The task is daunting, but master-mason Tom Builder, his gifted stepson, Jack, and noblewoman Aliena work together to achieve their dreams. And in the process, the long-hidden secret is revealed.
This epic tale of passion and greed begins when a mysterious secret disrupts the succession to the English crown and an unlikely member of King Henry's family takes the throne. A power struggle between Henry's daughter, Maud, and nephew, Stephen, causes England to be torn by war as battles rage for the rightful heir. Meanwhile, Bishop Waleran Bigod and the Hamleigh family manipulate the conflict to satisfy their own ruthless ambitions. Within this tumultuous setting, Prior Philip fights insurmountable obstacles to keep Kingsbridge and his dream of building a magnificent cathedral alive. The task is daunting, but master-mason Tom Builder, his gifted stepson, Jack, and noblewoman Aliena work together to achieve their dreams. And in the process, the long-hidden secret is revealed.

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Watch The Pillars of the Earth Season 1 Episode 8 - The Work of Angels

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s1e8 The Work of Angels
August 31, 2010
As a result of his journeys, Jack has learned how to build a cathedral filled with light; Jack has become fixated with the cathedral.
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Watch The Pillars of the Earth Season 1 Episode 1 - Anarchy

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s1e1 Anarchy
July 23, 2010
The succession of England's crown is in doubt and causes King Henry's daughter and nephew to compete for the throne.
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Watch The Pillars of the Earth Season 1 Episode 1 - Anarchy
s1e1 Anarchy
July 23, 2010
July 23, 2010
Anarchy
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Watch The Pillars of the Earth Season 1 Episode 2 - Master Builder
s1e2 Master Builder
July 23, 2010
July 23, 2010
Master Builder
Watch The Pillars of the Earth Season 1 Episode 3 - Redemption
s1e3 Redemption
July 30, 2010
July 30, 2010
Redemption
Watch The Pillars of the Earth Season 1 Episode 4 - Battlefield
s1e4 Battlefield
August 6, 2010
August 6, 2010
Battlefield
Watch The Pillars of the Earth Season 1 Episode 5 - Legacy
s1e5 Legacy
August 13, 2010
August 13, 2010
Legacy
Watch The Pillars of the Earth Season 1 Episode 6 - Witchcraft
s1e6 Witchcraft
August 20, 2010
August 20, 2010
Witchcraft
Watch The Pillars of the Earth Season 1 Episode 7 - New Beginnings
s1e7 New Beginnings
August 27, 2010
August 27, 2010
New Beginnings
Watch The Pillars of the Earth Season 1 Episode 8 - The Work of Angels
s1e8 The Work of Angels
August 31, 2010
August 31, 2010
The Work of Angels
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This period drama is actually quite boring. There is a love story in the underlying plot that takes over the show which is a mistake in my eyes. The actual base storyline is quite captivating and bold but is over shadowed. I recommend this to only history and slow period drama fanatics.
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