Suzannah Lipscomb & Dan Jones discuss Henry VIII's final two wives: Catherine Howard & Katherine Parr
Ahead of the final episode of Henry VIII and His Six Wives on Channel 5 this evening, we spoke to historians Dan Jones and Suzannah Lipscomb about Catherine Howard and Katherine Parr – Henry's fifth and sixth wives...
Published: May 5, 2016 at 11:51 am
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In Henry VIII And His Six Wives, Dan and Suzannah lead us through the web of intrigue, scandal, romance, lust, betrayal and tragedy that characterised Henry’s six marriages, viewing the dramatic events of each union from the perspectives of both king and queen.
The final episode, which airs on Channel 5 tonight at 8pm, looks at Henry's fifth wife, Catherine Howard. Henry's marriage to the much younger woman quickly turned out to be an unsuitable match with disastrous consequences...
The series concludes with a look at Henry's final wife, Katherine Parr, whose religious devotion proved problematic...
Find out more about the series here.
Dan JonesHistorian and presenter