Recaps4x9: Secrets of the Heart recap
: The scene opens at Whitehall Palace in London 1545. A servant walks up to a newly aged Kind Henry and hands him a magnifying glass. Lord Hartford (John Seymour) enters in and tells that Lord Surrey lost 600 men at another Battle of Boulogne including Captains of the army too. King Henry tells his lords that Lord Surrey is to be brought back to England to be examined. Grimsley is given the rank of Baron and Charles Brandon tells that the Emperor is commanding that people rally against England and to take their ships. The French Ambassador stops Lord Hartford in the hall and tells that the King's disease and plague is due to the fact that he took Boulogne from the French and to try to convince the King to give up. Gardiner and Grimsley talk and they plan to push the King more of the "heresies" of the people. Charles admits that Bridgette is his mistress to his son Henry and Henry is ok by it and Henry tells Catherine that he is tired of the betrayal of everyone in his service. She tells the King that she wrote a book. "The Lamentations of a Sinner". Bishop Gardiner enters and tells that they want to arrest an Anne Aschew for being a heretic. The king agrees... read more.4x8: As It Should Be recap
: The Tudors are back and they continue on with the season. When we left Henry and his realm, King Henry was in Boulogne, France with the possibilities of spies in Henry’s camp and Catherine appointing Lutherans into her household. And of course the Bloody Flux! At the camp more people are dying of Dysentery and the body count is outrageous. Lord Surrey is upset about the lack of food and the digging continues to go on. The physician is meeting with the King and he tells that 2,000 have died of the Flux and another 3,000 are ill from it. The physician tells the King that people need to be transported out of the area. This outrages Henry and he tells the physician that the men are not sick of the flux but of cowardice. He vows that he will hang anyone who doesn’t want to fight and would rather flee... read more. recap
: The episode begins with King Henry talking to his Lords and tells Charles Brandon that he is to be appointed the Captain of his armies. Henry informs them that the Duke of Neher, the most successful to the Emperor is to come to court. Henry tells that he has always wanted to get King Francis and that he is a keeper of his word. The Marriage commences between Henry and Catherine. They exchange vows and a newly happy Lady Mary claps to the marriage. At Dinner, the newly appointed Queen Catherine tells the King that she would love to see the Lady Elizabeth and Prince Edward more and that Elizabeth should have permanent lodgings in the castle like Mary does. Henry agrees to this but tells that he doesn’t want Prince Edward to be visiting too often for fear that he get ill... read more.4x6: You Have My Permission recap
: With Catherine beheaded and all the others involved taken care of as well, we move on to happier times. “The Tudors” this week continues in Hundson House where Mary tells Elizabeth and they are restored to the throne again. To anyone this would be wonderful news and to the look on Mary’s face the happiest she has ever heard. But, to this news Elizabeth vows that she will never marry because of what happened to Catherine Howard. Back at the castle, the newly single King Henry meets with The Spanish Ambassador Chapuis and they talk about how the Emperor is offering the hand of friendship towards King Henry and that they go together against the French. Of course the whole “Quid Pro Quo” goes on and Henry is offered that he would gain back all of his lost properties and the whole of Aquitaine. To this the King seems in better spirits and calls the French Ambassador in. He informs that the French King has defaulted on his pension to England for two years and now has to pay one million crowns to him. The French Ambassador warns that the alliances between France and England have kept balance for years and that it would be foolish to break such an alliance. But King Henry has other plans with that. He speaks to his Lords that the King of Scotland must stop the fighting and sign a treaty. John Seymour is instructed to take Lord Surrey with him to Scotland to see how King James takes the news... read more.4x5: Bottom of the Pot recap
: We left “The Tudors” last week with the placement of a letter by an unknown hand. Joan Bulmer and Lady Rochford are starting to have second thoughts about the meeting of Catherine and Culpepper. The Scene opens with King Henry having a meeting with John Seymour speaking of the letter that was given to him during Mass. The King calls it a letter of living Forgery and intended as malice. John Seymour is commanded to investigate and Queen Catherine is confined to her chambers until her name is cleared. The queen is dancing with her ladies in waiting when the soldiers take all of her servants besides Lady Rochford. Francis Dereham is under arrest and Sir Richard starts to investigate further. First he interviews Joan Bulmer. We find more of the past of the Queen when Henry Mannax is revealed to be the lover of Catherine before the King with intention to be married and under fear of death by the Duchess and he is told that he is forbidden to even think of marriage. In tears Joan reveals the intimate details of Catherine’s past to which she reveals that it was Francis Dereham who then became Catherine’s lover. Next we see smug boy turned quiet, Fransis Dereham being interviewed by John Seymour and he says that he only played games nothing all. However, the topic of Carnal Knowledge of Catherine Howard is under question. Francis denies it to which he is then brought to the torture room and obliges to tell the truth. Not so smug now we see... read more.