Season 2, Episode 4 The Act of Succession

First Aired: April 20, 2008

Henry commands his people to swear an oath of "allegiance and recognition of the King's supremacy" to both church and state, an oath Sir Thomas More is not wont to accept; the King's womanizing ways are brought to the attention of Anne, who arranges, and gives her blessing to, his next mistress. Also, Anne has a confrontation with Henry's daughter, Lady Mary.

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  • Premiered: April 1, 2007
  • Rating: TV-MA
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  • 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)

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