The Tudor era is simply is this - it is a most glorious and wonderful soap opera.
David Starkey, summing up why history students tend to be continually drawn to the Tudors.
Everyone is always plotting and scheming against each other. People are getting beheaded left and right. Sex. Adultery. Lies. Fake pregnancies. Multiple marriages. Divorces.
(Queen Mary was once mad at her council because they wouldn’t let her execute her own sister. It’s mental.)
It’s like Game of Thrones without the dragons, basically.