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Episode 6: Rumours

Anton Lesser reads the much-anticipated finale to Hilary Mantel's Booker-winning Thomas Cromwell series. Today: rumours circulate about Cromwell and Henry's daughter Mary.

Anton Lesser reads the long-awaited finale to Hilary Mantel's Booker-winning Thomas Cromwell series.

Summer 1536: Cromwell is fighting fires on all fronts – having just seen off the potentially disastrous betrothal of Henry’s niece, Margaret Douglas, rumours are now circulating about his intentions towards Mary, the king’s eldest daughter..

Writer: Hilary Mantel
Reader: Anton Lesser
Abridger: Katrin Williams
Producer: Justine Willett

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