Season 1, Episode 4 His Majesty, the King
First Aired: April 23, 2007
As a reward for his denunciation of Martin Luther, the Pope christens Henry “Defender of the Faith,” but a brush with death causes the king to seek a solution to his lack of an heir. Princess Margaret reluctantly marries the decrepit King of Portugal, but the union is short-lived; Henry's “desire” for Anne Boleyn intensifies.
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- Premiered: April 1, 2007
- Rating: TV-MA
- Premise: A chronicle of the early years in the reign of England's King Henry VIII from 1520 to '30, when he divorced his first wife, Katherine of Aragon. (more)