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Henry VIII & Anne Boleyn

10 minutes 24 seconds

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Young woman dressed in a costume resembling Anne Boleyn looks off with tears filling her eyes. Caption. But Anne fails to give him a son.

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.

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Runtime: 10 minutes 24 seconds