The Six Wives of Henry VIII

1971, TV Show

Henry's marriage to the rawboned Anne of Cleves is the story of an uneasy alliance between England and Germany, a political convenience. But while the annulment of that marriage amounts to a corresponding escape from political dilemmas, it also means the parting of two close friends.

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Subscription | Netflix Aired: 9/5/1971

Season 1, Episode 6
Twice-widowed Catherine reluctantly marries the elderly and lonely king to become Queen of England. But when Catherine's religious views clash with those of Henry's entrusted bishop, her life may end before the dying king's.

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Subscription | Netflix Aired: 8/29/1971

Season 1, Episode 5
A sexually promiscuous, cruel and vain teen, Catherine Howard shamelessly flirts with the king and helps nurse him back to health. Henry marries her, but when he learns Catherine is cheating on him, the repercussions are deadly.

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Subscription | Netflix Aired: 8/22/1971

Season 1, Episode 4
To forge a much-needed alliance with Germany, Henry agrees to marry Anne of Cleves but is disappointed by her looks. When political strife and a lack of sex end their marriage, Henry demonstrates his capacity for compassion.

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Subscription | Netflix Aired: 8/15/1971

Season 1, Episode 3
As Henry's third wife, Jane is the opposite of Anne Boleyn. She adores her husband, provides him an heir and even attempts to heal Henry's rift with his daughter Mary. But complications from childbirth leave Henry in search of a wife once more.

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Premiered: August 01, 1971, on CBS
Rating: TV-14
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Premise: Henry's marriage to the rawboned Anne of Cleves is the story of an uneasy alliance between England and Germany, a political convenience. But while the annulment of that marriage amounts to a corresponding escape from political dilemmas, it also means the parting of two close friends.

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