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Masterpiece Episode: "By the Sword Divided II: Fateful Days"

Season 17, Episode 32
Episode Synopsis: "By the Sword Divided II," Part 4. Cromwell (Peter Jeffrey) names himself Lord Protector and promotes John (Rob Edwards) to Assistant Secretary of State. Meanwhile, the future looks less certain for servant Hugh (Simon Butteriss) and for John and Ann's marriage.
Original Air Date: Sep 18, 1988

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Premiered: January 10, 1971, on PBS
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: PBS's longest running (and most honored) dramatic series is an Anglophile's delight, featuring British adaptations of literary classics and original works. The first `Masterpiece' was `The First Churchills,' and since then it has won nine Peabodys and 29 Emmys (beginning with Susan Hampshire's Best Actress award for `Churchills'). Its many memorable productions include `Upstairs, Downstairs,' `I, Claudius,' 'The Jewel in the Crown,' `House of Cards,' `Poldark' and `Prime Suspect.'

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