Henry and Anne: The Lovers Who Changed History

Historian Dr Suzannah Lipscomb unfolds the extraordinary story of the tumultuous love affair between Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. They are two of history’s most captivating figures, their romance-turned-tragedy known the world over.

But what was the true nature of the relationship between Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, was it really love that brought them together?  And was it love that tore them apart? And how did Anne come to lose her head?

Dr Suzannah Lipscomb travelles to the places they lived and went, examins books that they wrote in, studies 16th-century manuscripts to uncover the mysteries and dispels some of the myths that sourround one of history’s most iconic couples.


Episode Length: 00:45:00

Year: 2014

Episode: 1


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