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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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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The Fate of Lee Khan (1973) King Hu

Lee Khan, a high official under Mongolian Emperor Shundi of the Yuan dynasty (year 1366) procures the battle map of the Chinese rebel Chu Yuan-Chang’s army. Rebel spies, aided by treachery within Khan’s ranks, strive to corner him in an inn.

The Fate of Lee Khan (1973) King Hu

The Fate of Lee Khan is a 1973 Hong Kong wuxia film, directed by King Hu.

Plot  (year 1366)

Lee Khan, a high official under Mongolian Emperor Shundi of the Yuan dynasty procures the battle map of the Chinese rebel Chu Yuan-Chang‘s army. Rebel spies, aided by treachery within Khan’s ranks, strive to corner him in an inn. Continue reading “The Fate of Lee Khan (1973) King Hu”

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”