The Tudors: Season 3, Episode 2

The Northern Uprising (12 Apr. 2009)

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The Duke of Suffolk is unable to defeat the rebellion militarily, so he resorts to lies and subterfuges.


(as Ciarán Donnelly)


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Suffering from a bone splinter leg wound his doctors' can't treat, Henry is in a killer mood. He lashes out even at Jane, who discretely promised the imperial ambassador to work for a reconciliation with the Catholics, but grants princess Mary's rehabilitation at court. Cromwell must fear being disgraced if the northern rebellion isn't suppressed, which scared the eastern larches lord Darcey to almost join them and entered the great city of York. For lack of men and equipment, duke Brandon has to parlor and offer a parliament to deal with the popular grieves. Although Henry plans to honor no promises, he receives, scolds but sooths a two men delegation. Written by KGF Vissers

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A Pilgrimage of Grace - job opportunities for elderly actors.
28 August 2009 | by (Ecosse) – See all my reviews

This episode deals with the aftermath of the Pilgrimage of Grace where Henry -still resolutely and inaccurately slimline- take a vicious and bloody revenge on the faithful led by Robert Aske.

This episode is set in 1536 when Robert Aske was 36 years old . He is played (superbly) by 59 year old Gerald McSorley.

Cardinal von Waldburg makes an appearance. He was 22 years old in 1536 and was promoted to Cardinal 8 years later. However he is played by the 80 year old Max von Sydow - a 58 year gap.

"The Tudors" contempt for any grasp on historical reality continues apace.

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