Last time on Wolf Hall: Our board was set up for the Great Game to play out. We met our major players: Cromwell, whose life up until this point was played out in quick flashbacks. Also taking their places: Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn, Thomas More, Mary
Welcome to Wolf Hall, and the world of 16th century politics and intrigue. It is the year 1529, and the issue of the first marriage of Herny VIII is coming to a head. As the opening placard tells us, the king is not one inclined to forgive.