The Tudors focuses on the life and romances of the young King Henry VIII. The ten one-hour episodes take a look at the often overlooked, early political relationships as well as Henry's trysts with such notable women as Katherine of Aragon and Anne Boleyn.The series is shot on location in Ireland.
Last Episode04x10 Death of a Monarchy Aired: Jun. 20, 2010
King Henry learns that his friends King Francis and Charles Brandon are dying. Confronted with mortality, the ghosts of his former wives pay …
Series Fun Facts
- Gillian Anderson was considered for the role of Katherine Parr before producers settled on Joely Richardson.
- James Frain also played a prominent role as the Spanish ambassador in Elizabeth, a movie that chronologically takes place after this series.
- There is no one correct spelling of Henry's wives' names, names were often spelled in many different ways back then, depending on where the person was or with whom they were corresponding.…
[show]There is no one correct spelling of Henry's wives' names, names were often spelled in many different ways back then, depending on where the person was or with whom they were corresponding. Queen Katherine for instance spelled her name at least five different ways on various documents still in existence.