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5 years since Fukushima; Why elections fail; the contested will of Henry VIII

March 10th, 2016

Episode 366 of 662 episodes

Henry VIII was one king who went to extraordinary lengths to secure his lineage - a history well known the world over. Just hours before he died, on 28th January 1547, his last will and testament had been read, stamped and sealed. His will confirmed the line of succession as Edward, Mary and Elizabeth, and following them, the Grey and Suffolk Families. However for centuries historians have disagreed over its intended meaning, its authenticity and validity.

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