Dramatic reenactments depict married King Henry VIII courting young Anne Boleyn. When the Pope refuses to grant him a divorce, Henry breaks with the Catholic Church, founds the Church of England, and marries Anne. Gossip, lack of a son, and accusations of adultery and treason lead to her execution at age 29. Discusses religious and political ramifications of Henry's rebellion against the Pope. Narrated by Leonard Nimoy.