Starz shows trailer, premiere for next installment of historical drama

The queen is back, and she is ready to go to war. Starz announces second season premiere date Spanish princess. The network also revealed a new trailer for the historical drama, which shows a pregnant Catherine of Aragon (Charlotte Hope) leading English troops in a fight against the Scottish Army. But the new Queen of England also believes that the role she assumes is her destiny, there are plenty of signs that her life will be nothing short of expected.

‘The Spanish Princess’ season 2 will premiere on 11 October

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Season 2 Spanish princess Begins Sunday, October 11 on Starz. Season 1 focused on young Catherine’s efforts to secure her place on the English throne shortly after the marriage of her first husband, Prince Arthur, who died shortly after her marriage. By the end of the season, she had won the heart of Prince Harry (Ruari O’Connor) and was about to become queen.

Despite the happy ending, there were already signs of mistrust and suspicion that would eventually destroy the royal couple’s marriage. Although Catherine was constantly stuck with the lie that she is a virgin, Henry suspected that his bride is not completely honest. Eventually, he will be convinced that their marriage is invalid, allowing him to break away from the Catholic Church, so that he can divorce Catherine and marry another woman.

Catherine of Aragon goes to war

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Action-packed trailer for upcoming episodes of Spanish princess Those small cracks in Henry and Catherine’s relationship show that they have gone much deeper. When the season begins, the newly crowned Henry VIII and his queen fall in love and expect a child. But their happiness does not last. The child dies, Henry departs to go to war with France, and a pregnant Catherine – wearing some custom maternity armor – leads the English army against Scotland in her absence. But all of Catherine’s power is useless if she cannot produce a male heir. By the end of the trailer, she and her husband are in trouble and are flirting with other women, perhaps his future wife Anne Boyne.

I wish you were a wife rather than a soldier, ”Henry tells Catherine.

“Then I’ll be somebody else,” she replies.

Catherine’s struggle to have a baby is at the heart of season 2

Henry and Katherine kneeling
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Catherine and Henry’s failure to be a living male child is at the heart of this season Spanish princess.

“A big part of this season is something that is rarely written or portrayed on TV, the struggles of a woman, or the struggles of a couple, for a child, and the complete suffering that can cause Is, “Shrutikar Amrost told Entertainment Weekly earlier this year.

Catherine’s fertility issues do not drive a wedge between her and Henry. They also affect her relationship with her friend and woman-in-waiting (Stephanie Levy-John).

Frost said, “Lena and Catherine’s relationships come under pressure in the same way that modern woman relationships sometimes do when one person has something that the other person wants.”

A new perspective on a familiar story

The sad ending of Catherine’s story is well known. But Frost tells Elle that she sees Spanish princess As Bringing the queen to a new, more sympathetic light.

“By the end we can find him as someone we recognize from the history books,” she said. But she said she hopes the show will “change everyone’s perception of who she was, what she achieved in her life, and what she wants.”

Spanish princess Season 2 airs Sunday, October 11 at 8 pm ET on Starz.