Henry prepares for a politically important trip to Northern England and mend tie with the defeated rebels. He also wants to use the trip to settle border disputes wit his nephew, King James of Scotland. Henry elevates the Queen's arrogantly obnoxious uncle, the Earl of Surrey, who takes his his new title Knight of the garter, as a birthright, but shows little respect for his new appointment. Queen Catherine continues her dangerously passionate affair with Thomas Culpepper in the King's absence. While staying with Anne of Cleves at her estate on his journey north, Henry takes the opportunity to sleep with his former wife.
Did You Know?
When playing cards with Henry Tudor, Anne of Cleaves remarks, "I play music, I live free." Anne of Cleaves is played by Joss Stone who not only is an Emmy award winning artist, her last tour was called, "Colour me free". See more
The opening shot shows the sun and the moon in the sky. However, the sunny side of the moon is facing away from the sun. This never happens in real life; the sunny side of the moon always faces towards the sun. See more
Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey
Wench, how'd you like to suck the cock of a man who's a member of the Order of the Garter? What would your friends say?
They'd tell me not to swallow.
The Tudors Main Title Theme
Written by Trevor Morris
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