The Tudors: Season 1

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Apr 01
2007

In Cold Blood

Henry prepares for war with France but receives cautious counsel from the powerful Cardinal Wolsey, who urges a peace treaty; the king learns that his queen’s lady-in-wai…

2 Apr 08
2007

Simply Henry

Henry and the court go to the summit to sign the treaty with France. Tensions are understandably high, and tempers of both kings flare up more than once. Meanwhile, Henry takes…

3 Apr 15
2007

Wolsey, Wolsey, Wolsey!

The King asks Charles to escort his sister, Margaret, to her betrothed and promotes him to Duke of Suffolk. The envoys from the Holy Roman-Emperor meet with Cardinal Wolsey and…

4 Apr 22
2007

His Majesty, The King

As a reward for his denunciation of Martin Luther, the Pope christens Henry “Defender of the Faith,” but a brush with death causes the king to seek a solution to his lack of an…

5 Apr 29
2007

Arise, My Lord

Henry is shocked when he learns that his ally, Emperor Charles V of Spain, has released France’s King Francis I from prison. He’s equally surprised when Anne Boleyn…

6 May 06
2007

True Love

As King Henry gains in confidence, his displeasure with the way the Catholic church handles his request for an annulment of his marriage to Katherine of Aragon grows. As a resu…

7 May 13
2007

Message to the Emperor

England’s population is suffering, both from a lack of food and from a lethal plague called ‘The Sweats’. As a result, King Henry feels depressed and not his…

8 May 20
2007

Truth and Justice

In this episode the king receives a special guest. A papal envoy has come to discuss the annulment of the King’s marriage to Katherine of Aragon, as requested by the King…

9 May 27
2007

Look to God First

Cardinal Wolsey’s fall is quick and pitiless. Stripped of office and authority, he is banished from the court and sent far from his much-beloved King. His unlikely succes…

10 Jun 03
2007

The Death of Wolsey

Cardinal Wolsey is down but not yet out. Although exiled, he tries to gather last-minute support from his old enemy, Queen Katherine. She hesitantly agrees to his plan, as she…

About The Tudors

The Tudors is an Irish-produced historical fiction television series created by Michael Hirst. The series is based upon the reign of English monarch Henry VIII, and is named after the Tudor dynasty.

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