Season 1 Episode 1

From the Prison to the Palace

Aired Unknown May 04, 2000 on
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From the Prison to the Palace
Elizabeth is born to King Henry VIII and his new wife, Anne Boleyn. Henry decides he wants to marry another woman and has Anne murdered on false charges of treason when Elizabeth is only 2 years old. She is then cast aside and grows up as a former princess. She thrusts herself into her studies and becomes known for her great intellect. When Henry marries his sixth wife, Katherine Parr, Elizabeth is again in her fathers good graces, as well as the succession for the English throne, thanks to her new stepmother. But when Elizabeth's half sister Mary becomes queen. Elizabeth finds that she can be put on the bad side of the monarch once again.moreless

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