Katherine Parr has become the last pawn in King Henry VIII’s plot to secure the throne with a male heir. Katherine dares to hope that she might find love with Thomas Seymour -- but Henry has decided he must have a sixth wife, and Seymour’s intentions to marry Katherine have not gone unnoticed. Unable to refuse the king, Katherine becomes his reluctant bride. Once again it seems only a matter of time before another wife’s fate leads her to the Tower of London. . . .