In case you missed it: Six Wives with Lucy Worsley – Episode 1 & 2

In case you missed it – “Six Wives with Lucy Worsley” is now available on YouTube – here’s your chance to check it out while it’s available.

Season 1 Episode 1 – 7 December 2016: Documentary series featuring dramatic reconstruction in which Lucy Worsley revisits key events in the lives of Henry VIII’s six wives, revealing how each attempted to exert influence on the king and the Tudor court. Lucy delves into records of private moments and personal feelings in the women’s lives that ended up shaping the course of history.

If you’re American you will no longer be able to view Episode 1, however, if you are British you can view it here:

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Here is a link to Henry VIII’s love letters to Anne Boleyn in the Vatican, as seen by Lucy Worsley:
http://digi.vatlib.it/view/MSS_Vat.lat.3731.pt.A

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Six Wives with Lucy Worsley Episode 2 (BBC) 14th December 2016

Documentary series featuring dramatic reconstruction in which Lucy Worsley revisits key events in the lives of Henry VIII’s six wives, revealing how each attempted to exert influence on the king and the Tudor court. Lucy delves into records of private moments and personal feelings in the women’s lives that ended up shaping the course of history. This episode follows the end of Henry’s marriage to Katherine of Aragon, made possible by Henry’s rejection of Catholicism and the pope, with him setting himself up as head of the Church of England. He marries his second wife, Anne Boleyn, and she gives birth to a baby girl, Elizabeth. After rumours spread that Anne has been unfaithful to the king, she is arrested and executed, leaving Henry free to marry Jane Seymour. Jane gives birth to a son, Edward, but Henry’s joy is overshadowed by grief as Jane dies 12 days later.

4 thoughts on “In case you missed it: Six Wives with Lucy Worsley – Episode 1 & 2

  1. That didn’t take long – I was wondering how long it would take before it was taken down. To be honest, your guess is as good as mine as to where to find it now.

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