The Tudors, Season 2HD
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Season Two is set during 1530-36, the pivotal period of English and world history that begins with the death of the powerful Cardinal Wolsey and ends with the execution of Anne Boleyn, the second wife of Henry VIII (Jonathan Rhys Meyers). Frustrated by the Vatican in his bid to annul his marriage to Katherine of Aragon, Henry VIII is unwavering in his intent to marry Anne Boleyn. While motivated by vanity, sexual desire and bold individualism — his reasoning is centred on one unshakable ambition: to father a son and heir to the Tudor dynasty. But this desire alone is not the whole story. Inspired by the writings and reformist zeal of disgruntled German theologian Martin Luther, Henry becomes a Royal revolutionary, taking on the Catholic Church at its own game — wielding power and authority — and launching the Reformation, a savage and bloody bid to be master of his own spiritual and secular destiny.
|1||HDVideoEverything Is Beautiful||Deadly plots abound as Henry moves to defy Pope Paul III in order to marry Anne Boleyn.||57:50||£2.49||View in iTunes|
|2||HDVideoTears of Blood||After demanding loyalty from the English clergy, Henry prepares to take Anne with him on a royal visit to France, unaware of an assassination plot that aims to ensure they never marry.||58:14||£2.49||View in iTunes|
|3||HDVideoCheckmate||England's break with Rome is complete when, appointed Archbishop of Canterbury, Cranmer annuls Henry's marriage to Katherine and allows him to marry the newly-pregnant Anne.||52:57||£2.49||View in iTunes|
|4||HDVideoThe Act of Succession||As More and Fisher continue to resist swearing their loyalty, and Anne announces that she is pregnant again, Henry ratchets up the pressure to force everyone to recognize her as the new Queen of England.||54:50||£2.49||View in iTunes|
|5||HDVideoHis Majesty's Pleasure||Fisher and More's refusal to sign the oath recognizing the King's supreme authority catapults them towards a certain death sentence.||54:53||£2.49||View in iTunes|
|6||HDVideoThe Definition of Love||With Cromwell planning to cleanse England of dissenters to the New Monarchy, King Francis' refusal to unite their kingdoms in marriage has Henry questioning his decision to marry Anne.||52:23||£2.49||View in iTunes|
|7||HDVideoMatters of State||As Anne looks to save her marriage amid worries about a conspiracy to have her killed, and Cromwell hires an army of Protestant mercenaries to rid the country of all remnants of Catholicism, Katherine dies in exile.||55:31||£2.49||View in iTunes|
|8||HDVideoLady In Waiting||After reaching out to the Emperor for help in making his case with the Pope, Henry begins courting Jane Seymour as he prepares to find a way out of his doomed marriage to Anne.||52:53||£2.49||View in iTunes|
|9||HDVideoThe Act of Treason||As the loss of another baby prompts Henry to step up his courtship of Jane Seymour, Cromwell gathers evidence pointing to Anne's many lovers.||53:39||£2.49||View in iTunes|
|10||HDVideoDestiny and Fortune||On the eve of Anne's execution, Henry proposes to marry Lady Jane Seymour.||50:10||£2.49||View in iTunes|
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Fantasticly entertaining, no it isn't all that historically accurate but it isn't meant to be. If I want to learn about history I read a history book or watch a historical documentary. This is a show designed to entertain, and it does that fantastically. 5 stars.
The tudors episodes are well amazing! good effects!
Its meant to be fun!!!
This is entertainment. Not particularly useful for background research to your History degree - but it isn't meant to be!! Enjoy it for what it is - a period costume romp.
- HD Version
- Genre: Drama
- Released: 01 August 2008
- © 2008 AB Productions Ltd. and PA Tudors II Inc. All Rights Reserved.