Henry VII of England / 16th-17th century

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Henry VII (28 January 1457 – 21 April 1509) was King of England and Lord of Ireland from seizing the crown on 22 August 1485 until his death on 21 April 1509, and the first monarch of the House of Tudor.

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Margaret, Countess of Salisbury

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Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury (1473 – 1541), was the daughter of George, Duke of Clarence, the brother of kings Edward IV and Richard III. She was one of the few surviving members of the Plantagenet dynasty after the Wars of the Roses.

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Wolf Hall (2015) Episode5

In 1535, King Henry VIII’s attempt to be declared Head of the Church in England has been denied by the Holy Roman Emperor. Meanwhile, Anne Boleyn’s failure to produce a male heir leads Henry toward Jane Seymour.

Wolf Hall Episode5 characters

Wolf Hall episode5

Episode5 Plot (1535-1536)

In 1535, King Henry VIII’s attempt to be declared Head of the Church in England has been denied by the Holy Roman Emperor. Meanwhile, Anne Boleyn’s failure to produce a male heir leads Henry toward Jane Seymour.
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War & Peace (2016) / The Russian Campaign, 1812

A mini-series about the rise and fall of five aristocratic families in Russia as they vie for power following Napoleon’s invasion. Based on Leo Tolstoy’s 1869 novel.

A mini-series about the rise and fall of five aristocratic families in Russia as they vie for power following Napoleon’s invasion. Based on Leo Tolstoy’s 1869 novel.

Plot 1805 – 1820

The saga begins in Russia in 1805. When Pierre, Natasha and Andrei are first introduced to viewers, their youthful ambition, despite their privileged circumstances, is to find meaning in their lives. Kind-hearted but awkward Pierre, the illegitimate son of Russia’s richest man, wants to change the world for the better. The spirited Natasha is searching for true love, while handsome and gallant Andrei, frustrated with the superficiality of society, seeks a higher purpose. Continue reading “War & Peace (2016) / The Russian Campaign, 1812”

Wolf Hall (2015) Episode4

In 1533, Anne Boleyn has given birth to a daughter, much to King Henry VIII’s disdain. As Anne’s paranoia over her inability to produce a son grows, Thomas Cromwell tries to convince Sir Thomas More to sanctify the royal marriage.

Wolf Hall Episode4 characters

Wolf Hall episode4 characters

Episode4 Plot (1533-1535)

In 1533, Anne Boleyn has given birth to a daughter, much to King Henry VIII’s disdain. As Anne’s paranoia over her inability to produce a son grows, Thomas Cromwell tries to convince Sir Thomas More to sanctify the royal marriage.
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Wolf Hall (2015) Episode3

As 1529 draws to a close, Cardinal Wolsey moves to York while Cromwell attempts to gain support for him from King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, and in the process, gradually wins favor for himself.

Wolf Hall Episode3 characters

Wolf Hall episode3

Episode3 Plot (1531-1533)

In 1531, King Henry VIII has proposed a bill which will make him the Head of the Church in England and allow him to marry Anne Boleyn. However, his plans are met with a series of complications. Continue reading “Wolf Hall (2015) Episode3”

Wolf Hall (2015) Episode2

As 1529 draws to a close, Cardinal Wolsey moves to York while Cromwell attempts to gain support for him from King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, and in the process, gradually wins favor for himself.

Wolf Hall Episode2 characters

Wolf Hall2

Episode2 Plot (1529-1531)

As 1529 draws to a close, Cardinal Wolsey moves to York while Cromwell attempts to gain support for him from King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, and in the process, gradually wins favor for himself.

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