Thomas Cromwell watches as his mentor, Cardinal Wolsey, gets seriously hosed by Henry VIII
Don’t Ask, Don’t Get
Cromwell starts to gain Henry’s ear and move him towards dissolving the monasteries. After Wolsey dies, he also rolls up his sleeves and gets ready to do some damage.
Anne finally gets what she wants
The conversion to the Church of England begins, and Thomas More is an early casualty
Henry nearly dies in a jousting accident and Anne runs out of second chances
Shut up, shut up, shut up!
Nobody knows when to keep their mouths shut, a fault Cromwell gleefully exploits as he works to bring down Anne Boleyn and the bros.