Catherine is widowed at only 16, and after the death of the miserly Henry VII, she happily marries the young handsome Henry VIII, could any two people be so much in love? The years ahead will provide many answers to that question.
Queen Catherine is dead and now Anne Boleyn is Queen, but now two years after her marriage her promise to give Henry a son remains unfulfilled and the outcome will lead more than one person to the scaffold.
The King is embroiled with the Reformation, and after the execution of Anne Boleyn he marries the kind and loving gentlewoman Jane Seymour. Will she provide him with the peace and comfort he needs and, even more importantly, a male heir?
Henry is suffering agony with his ulcerated leg .The Duke of Norfolk presents his young and pretty niece Catherine Howard to the King who becomes captivated . Henry soon marries Catherine but will she prove to be his rose without a thorn?
It is the year 1543 and the King is now grossly fat, semi-lame, and wrinkled. Beset by boredom he longs for a new wife to ease his lonely life, will the twice widowed and scholarly Katherine Parr, fulfill his needs?