Season 1, Episode 7 Message to the Emperor
First Aired: May 13, 2007
The “sweating sickness” runs rampant through the kingdom, claiming someone close to Henry and afflicting someone even closer; Henry's lawyer-envoys present “legal arguments” to Pope Clement for the dissolution of his marriage to Katherine; Sir Thomas More burns with a desire to rid England of encroaching Lutheranism.
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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)