The decline and death of Henry VIII

Robert Hutchinson gives a lecture on the Tudor monarch's final years, plagued by illness, bankruptcy, and thwarted ambitions

Robert Hutchinson on the death of Henry VIII. (Image by Getty Images)

In a lecture he delivered at BBC History Magazine’s 2019 Chester History Weekend event, historian Robert Hutchinson discusses the final years of the Tudor monarch Henry VIII, revealing a lonely, vulnerable man plagued by illness, bankruptcy, and thwarted ambitions.

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