The Tudors

10 Best Episodes of The Tudors - Season 3

The Tudors is a history-based drama series following the young, vibrant King Henry VIII, a competitive and lustful monarch who navigates the intrigues of the English court and the human heart with equal vigor and justifiable suspicion.

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The Tudors - S3E4

#1 - The Death of a Queen (Season 3 - Episode 4)

The leaders of the Pilgrimage of Grace uprising are put to death, but Brandon is disturbed by the cruelty and mercilessness of the suppression; Henry celebrates the birth of a son but his joy is short-lived as Queen Jane dies within days.

The episode was rated 7.81 from 324 votes.

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#2 - The Northern Uprising (Season 3 - Episode 2)


The uproar over the king's break with the Catholic Church turns into a full-blown rebellion that comes to be known as "The Pilgrimage of Grace." Immobilized by an old jousting injury, Henry sends Charles Brandon to deal with the uprising and focuses his attention on the Lady Ursula Misseldon.

The episode was rated 7.68 from 300 votes.

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#3 - Civil Unrest (Season 3 - Episode 1)

King Henry marries for the third time, taking as his queen the demure noblewoman Jane Seymour. A growing number of his subjects protest the king's decision to abandon the Catholic Church.

The episode was rated 7.65 from 328 votes.

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#4 - The Undoing of Cromwell (Season 3 - Episode 8)


Henry moves swiftly to annul his loveless marriage to Anne of Cleves, and beds a new mistress, 17-year-old Katherine Howard; Princess Mary falls in love with Duke Philip of Bavaria; Cromwell's fall from favor is sudden and dramatic.

The episode was rated 7.64 from 297 votes.

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#5 - Dissention and Punishment (Season 3 - Episode 3)

Henry reconciles with his estranged daughters Mary and Elizabeth in time for the Christmas holidays, but betrays and brutally suppresses the rebellion against him after making conciliatory promises to the uprising's leaders.

The episode was rated 7.54 from 317 votes.

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#6 - Problems in the Reformation (Season 3 - Episode 5)


Henry remains in seclusion while mourning the queen's death, an opportunity that enemies of the crown seize to murder several friends of the court; Cromwell is disturbed when Henry doesn't resist his new church's similarities to Catholicism.

The episode was rated 7.54 from 295 votes.

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#7 - Search for a New Queen (Season 3 - Episode 6)

Matchmaking begins in earnest as Cromwell schemes to secure the Reformation by marrying Henry to a Protestant wife - but the king's marital reputation precedes him; the condition of Henry's wounded leg turns life-threatening.

The episode was rated 7.46 from 284 votes.

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#8 - Protestant Anne of Cleves (Season 3 - Episode 7)


War looms with France and Spain aligning against England with backing from Rome, so Henry agrees to a politically fortuitous marriage with Anne of Cleves (Joss Stone), a plain and unsophisticated German aristocrat he has never met.

The episode was rated 7.34 from 300 votes.

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