The Six Mothers-in-law Of Henry Viii

An unreliable history created and written by Barry Grossman.

Six wives equals six mothers-in-law.

How did these good ladies affect Henry? These stories should be told.

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01Catherine Of Aragon2003111720151007 (BBC7)
20151008 (BBC7)
20151010 (BBC7)

An unreliable history created and written by Barry Grossman.

Six wives equals six mothers-in-law.

How did these good ladies affect Henry? These stories should be told.

The 'unreliable' historical account of Catherine of Aragon's duenna, Dona Elvira.

The 'unreliable' historical account of Catherine of Aragon's duenna, Dona Elvira. Stars Sheila Steafel. From November 2003.

02Anne Boleyn2003112420151014 (BBC7)
20151015 (BBC7)

The mother of Anne Boleyn has a gentleman admirer.

Why should that threaten danger for the Queen?

The 'unreliable' historical account of Anne Boleyn's mother's impact on court.

The 'unreliable' historical account of Anne Boleyn's mother's impact on the court of Henry. Stars Diane Fletcher. From November 20036.

03Jane Seymour2003120120151021 (BBC7)
20151022 (BBC7)

An unreliable history created by Barry Grossman and written by Jim Eldridge.

Henry is suffering from a surfeit of mothers-in-law.

Perhaps Jane Seymour will change his luck?

The 'unreliable' historical account of Jane Seymour's mother, Lady Margaret.

The 'unreliable' historical account of Jane Seymour's mother, Lady Margaret. Stars Jonathan Coy. From December 2003.

04Anne Of Cleves2003120820151028 (BBC7)
20151029 (BBC7)

An unreliable history created by Barry Grossman, and written by René Basilico.

4/6.

Venturing away from home for the first time, Anne of Cleves comes to England and not just to take English lessons.

Henry the Eighth thinks he has a demure and compliant fourth wife, but he reckons without Mrs.

Loew.

King Henry VIII....Jonathan Coy Thomas Cromwell....Milton Johns Chronicler....Alfred Burke Anne of Cleves....Sasha Pick Mrs.

Loew....Aletta Lawson The Court Fool....Chris Emmett Hans Holbein and Sir Richard....Peter Van Dissel Music written by Jim Parker

The 'unreliable' historical account of the mother of Anne of Cleves, Mrs Loew.

The 'unreliable' historical account of the mother of Anne of Cleves, Mrs Loew. Stars Jonathan Coy. From December 2003.

05Catherine Howard2003121520151104 (BBC7)
20151105 (BBC7)

An unreliable history created by Barry Grossman and written by Jim Eldridge.

Catherine Howard was ambitious, with a reputation and a Duchess as her adviser.

King Henry VIII....Jonathan Coy Thomas Cromwell....Milton Johns Chronicler....Alfred Burke.

The 'unreliable' historical account of Catherine Howard's grandmother, a Duchess.

The 'unreliable' historical account of Catherine Howard's grandmother, a Duchess. Stars Jonathan Coy. From December 2003.

06 LASTCatherine Parr2003122220151111 (BBC7)
20151112 (BBC7)

The King acquires a sixth wife, Catherine Parr.

Alternative historical account of the impact of Catherine Parr's mother on Henry's court.

An alternative historical account of the impact of Catherine Parr's mother on Henry's court. Stars Sally Grace. From December 2003.