To mark the 500th anniversary of Henry VIII's accession to the throne, Dr. David Starkey travels across Europe to understand the inner life of this feared English king.

Henry VIII: The Mind of a Tyrant - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2009-04-06

Henry VIII: The Mind of a Tyrant - David Oakes - Netflix

Rowan David Oakes (born 14 October 1983) is an English film, television, and theatre actor known for his roles in The Pillars of the Earth, The Borgias, and The White Queen.

Henry VIII: The Mind of a Tyrant - Personal life - Netflix

Oakes plays both the clarinet and bass clarinet, and is a strong bass singer. He is an avid follower of folk music, and continues to support the Bristol folk group Sheelanagig. He has an extensive collection of canoes and is currently developing a comedy pilot based on this interest. His preferred canoe method is kayak but he also enjoys Canadian canoeing.

Henry VIII: The Mind of a Tyrant - References - Netflix