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KING HENRY VIII Secrets OF THE 6 Wives

A NEW SERIES EXPLORES THE HIDDEN LIVES—AND SURPRISING INDEPENDENCE—OF THE WOMEN WHOSE MARRIAGES WOULD CHANGE HISTORY
Henry VIII (Scott Arthur) and Anne Boleyn (Claire Cooper) as depicted in Six Wives.

As England’s most notorious king, Henry VIII has long ruled the history books—along with the public imagination. Now “it’s the ladies’ turn,” says royal historian Lucy Worsley, who shines a modern light on the six wives Henry loved, lost and—in two cases—executed in his relentless quest for a male heir. For the new PBS series Secrets of the Six Wives, Worsley sought out “tiny

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