The Six Wives of Henry VIII

One Day University

Jun 1 2023 • 24 mins

The Broadway musical “Six” sparked interest in the wives of King Henry VIII, but many of us can’t name all six women, let alone know their backstory. In our last episode of the season, Georgetown University History professor Amy Leonard explains why these wives were so historically significant beyond their marriages to Henry VIII.

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