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Wolf Hall on Masterpiece

Sundays at 10:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Mark Rylance and Damian Lewis (Homeland) star as Thomas Cromwell and King Henry VIII in this adaptation of Hilary Mantel's novels, which chart the meteoric rise of Cromwell in the Tudor court — from blacksmith's son to Henry VIII's closest advisor.

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Wolf Hall Personality Quiz

Wolf Hall Personality Quiz: Thomas More

Wolf Hall illuminates a dramatic period in English history — life at the court of King Henry VIII. Which of these historical figures are you most like?

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Meet the Wolf Hall Characters

Claire Foy as Anne Boleyn and Damian Lewis as King Henry VIII | Credit: Courtesy of Ed Miller/Playground & Company Pictures for MASTERPIECE/BBC

From our Telly Visions blog: Get to know the major players in the court of King Henry VIII featured in this new six-part historical drama.

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The Rise and Fall of Thomas Cromwell

Credit: "Cromwell,Thomas(1EEssex)01" by Hans Holbein the Younger via Wikimedia Commons

Thomas Cromwell rose from a rough childhood to become King Henry VIII's most important adviser. Follow his rapid and startling path to power — and eventual downfall — with our slideshow.

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