King Henry VIII dangers either his realm and his immortal soul whilst he divorces Katherine of Aragon in favour of Anne “Bullen.”
With a forged of characters that comes with Cardinal Wolsey, Thomas Cranmer, the dukes of Norfolk and Suffolk, and Sir Thomas Cromwell, Shakespeare explores essentially the most interesting sessions in English background, which was once nonetheless shaping and influencing his global below Henry's daughter, Elizabeth I.
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