Aired Monday February 12, 10:55pm - 12:00amon PBS America (Freeview)

Henry VIII's Enforcer: The Rise and Fall of Thomas Cromwell

Thomas Cromwell has a reputation as one of the most notorious thugs ever to hold power in England. Oxford University's Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch, reveals another side to Henry VIII's Chief Minister. Cromwell emerges as a pioneering and principled statesman. He ignited a religious and parliamentary revolution, which laid the foundations for the modern British state.

Category
Documentary / History / Special
Original air date
2013-05-24
Cast and crew
  • Charles ColvilleDirector
  • Diarmaid MacCulloch