The Tudors

Season 2 Episode 4

The Act of Succession

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Aired Sunday 9:00 PM Apr 20, 2008 on Showtime
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Henry and Anne's first child, a daughter named Elizabeth is baptised.
Henry submits a bill to Parliament which will become his first 'Act of Succession'. According to this act, only the children from his marriage to Anne can inherit the throne. The act includes the requirement that every subject, on demand, takes an oath acknowledging the King's marriage to Anne and his supremacy in all thing secular and spiritual.moreless

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James Gilbert

James Gilbert

William Brereton

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Laura Jane Laughlin

Laura Jane Laughlin

Margaret "Madge" Sheldon

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Peter O'Toole

Peter O'Toole

Pope Paul III

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John Kavanagh

John Kavanagh

Cardinal Campeggio

Recurring Role

Bosco Hogan

Bosco Hogan

Bishop Fisher

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Perdita Weeks

Perdita Weeks

Mary Boleyn

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