The Lives And Loves Of Henry's Six Wives

Henry VIII is one of Britain's most famous monarchs.

Virtually every schoolchild in England has been taught the Divorced-Beheaded-Died, Divorced-Beheaded-Survived rhyme for remembering what fate eventually befell each of Henry's wives.

In today's programme, Andrew Manze traces their lives through the music which was written about them or which each of them would have heard.

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Henry VIII is one of Britain's most famous monarchs.

Virtually every schoolchild in England has been taught the Divorced-Beheaded-Died, Divorced-Beheaded-Survived rhyme for remembering what fate eventually befell each of Henry's wives.

In today's programme, Andrew Manze traces their lives through the music which was written about them or which each of them would have heard.