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Henry VIII (1979)

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TV Movie | 166 min | History

Henry VIII is a proud and wilful monarch who defies Rome's ban on divorce to marry his mistress Anne Boleyn. Cardinal Wolsey, the Powerful Lord Chancellor of England, attempts to bend Rome to the king's wishes in the matter of the divorce ...See moreHenry VIII is a proud and wilful monarch who defies Rome's ban on divorce to marry his mistress Anne Boleyn. Cardinal Wolsey, the Powerful Lord Chancellor of England, attempts to bend Rome to the king's wishes in the matter of the divorce of Catherine of Aragon so he can marry Anne Boleyn. Later, near death, he repents his unpriestly activity. After Henry divorces her, Catherine is sent to Kimbolton Castle. Anne marries Henry and becomes his queen. Written by GusF See less
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Apr 25, 1979 (United States)

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John Stride
Henry VIII Henry VIII   See fewer
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Julian Glover
Duke of Buckingham Duke of Buckingham   See fewer
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Ronald Pickup
Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury   See fewer
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Barbara Kellerman
Anne Bullen Anne Bullen   See fewer
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Timothy West
Cardinal Wolsey Cardinal Wolsey   See fewer
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John Rowe
Cromwell Cromwell   See fewer
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Lewis Fiander
Duke of Suffolk Duke of Suffolk   See fewer
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Alan Leith
Sergeant-at-Arms Sergeant-at-Arms   See fewer
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Claire Bloom
Katharine of Aragon Katharine of Aragon   See fewer
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Tony Church
Prologue Prologue   See fewer
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John Bailey
Griffith, Gentleman-Usher Griffith, Gentleman-Usher   See fewer
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David Troughton
Surveyor Surveyor   See fewer
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John Nettleton
Lord Chamberlain Lord Chamberlain   See fewer
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Charles Lloyd Pack
Lord Sandys Lord Sandys   See fewer
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Nigel Lambert
Sir Thomas Lovell Sir Thomas Lovell   See fewer
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Adam Bareham
Sir Henry Guildford Sir Henry Guildford   See fewer
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Jeffrey Daunton
Servant Servant   See fewer
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John Cater
1st Gentleman 1st Gentleman   See fewer
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Jeremy Kemp
Duke of Norfolk Duke of Norfolk   See fewer
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Jack McKenzie
Sir Nicholas Vaux Sir Nicholas Vaux   See fewer
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Michael Poole
Cardinal Campeius Cardinal Campeius   See fewer
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Peter Vaughan
Gardiner, Bishop of Winchester Gardiner, Bishop of Winchester   See fewer
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Sylvia Coleridge
Old Lady, Anne Bullen's friend Old Lady, Anne Bullen's friend   See fewer
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David Rintoul
Lord Abergavenny Lord Abergavenny   See fewer
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David Dodimead
Bishop of Lincoln Bishop of Lincoln   See fewer
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Emma Kirkby
Singer Singer   See fewer
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Patience Patience   See fewer
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Oliver Cotton
Earl of Surrey Earl of Surrey   See fewer
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Michael Walker
Messenger Messenger   See fewer
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John Rhys-Davies
Capucius, Ambassador from Emperor Charles V Capucius, Ambassador from Emperor Charles V   See fewer
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Timothy Barker
Page to Gardiner Page to Gardiner   See fewer
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Brian Osborne
Door-keeper of the Council Chamber Door-keeper of the Council Chamber   See fewer
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John Rogan
Dr. Butts Dr. Butts   See fewer
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Lord Chancellor Lord Chancellor   See fewer
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2nd Gentleman (as Roger Lloyd-Pack) 2nd Gentleman (as Roger Lloyd-Pack)   See fewer
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7.3 / 10 | 95 votes