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The Tudors Season 4 Episodes

Season 4 Episode Guide

10 Episodes 2010 - 2010

The fourth season begins with Henry taking his fifth bride, the lustful teenager Catherine Howard (Tamzin Merchant). However, the newlyweds' honeymoon is short-lived when the new queen's faithfulness is soon called into question. Ultimately, there is a sixth and final marriage, to the recently widowed Catherine Parr (Joely Richardson). As the final season progresses the king's declining health comes into focus, a hard fought war with France takes it's toll, and the deaths of several of his contemporaries has Henry solemnly contemplating his own mortality.

Episode 1

Moment of Nostalgia

Sun, Apr 11, 2010 57 mins

In the fourth-season premiere, Henry takes the fifth---bride, that is. This time his queen is Catherine Howard (Tamzin Merchant), a lusty young lass with a checkered past and an uncanny ability to inspire jealousy and passion among the king's court.

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Episode 2


Sun, Apr 18, 2010 55 mins

Henry begins to show his age during the course of Christmas celebrations and must take leave of them, but that doesn't stop the randy young merrymakers in his court. Meanwhile, power-seeking Lord Surrey targets the influential Seymour clan.

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Episode 3

Something for You

Sun, Apr 25, 2010 53 mins

Henry shows his benevolent side as he pardons the citizens of the North, who staged a rebellion against him. Meanwhile at home, trouble is brewing in the form of whispered accusations of an affair involving his young bride, Catherine Howard, and the ambitious Thomas Culpepper.

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Episode 4

Natural Ally

Sun, May 2, 2010 55 mins

Henry is heartened by his welcome in the north but disheartened to learn about some possible indiscretions in the queen's past. Things get dicier for Catherine when an ex-lover threatens blackmail, and an anonymous letter surfaces that bears witness to her infidelities.

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Episode 5

Bottom of the Pot

Sun, May 9, 2010 55 mins

Henry is royally disturbed upon learning of his queen's inglorious and promiscuous past and her present-day dalliances, and dismisses her from the court. Meanwhile, the investigation has been rounding up and torturing some not-so-usual suspects.

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Episode 6

You Have My Permission

Sun, May 16, 2010 49 mins

Henry revels in his new unmarried status and surprises the court and his subjects by restoring his daughters to the royal line of succession. He also forges important and unexpected political alliances and takes a romantic interest in the recently widowed Catherine Parr (Joely Richardson).

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Episode 7

Sixth and Final Wife

Sun, May 23, 2010 55 mins

War clouds with France loom overhead, but at home and in court Henry is pleased with how his new wife, Catherine Parr (Joely Richardson), has stabilized his life.

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Episode 8

As It Should Be

Sun, Jun 6, 2010 55 mins

The war with France, which appears to be lost, takes a decisive turn when one of Henry's officers makes a bold maneuver to salvage victory. Unfortunately, the wear and tear of the campaign has weighed heavily on the King and his health deteriorates. Meanwhile, his trusted friend Charles Brandon returns from France with a mistress.

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Episode 9

Secrets of the Heart

Sun, Jun 13, 2010 57 mins

The queen (Joely Richardson) is accused of heresy, but it is of little concern to an ailing Henry. Meanwhile, Lord Surrey faces the music for his ill-advised military action that cost the lives of 600 men and nearly thrust England back to war with France.

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Episode 10

Death of a Monarchy

Sun, Jun 20, 2010 55 mins

The series' four-season run comes to an end with Henry defeating one more formidable political rival and facing his mortality after dealing with the deaths of longtime friend Charles Brandon and King Francis of France. He is also haunted by the apparitions of his former royal wives, who gather for what appears to be one last confrontation.

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