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The Tudors: Message to the Emperor / Season: 1 / Episode: 7 (00010007) (2007)
Production Code: 00010007
May 13, 2007
William Compton dies of the "sweating sickness" at Compton Wynates, his house in Warwickshire. As King Henry VIII receives positive news of his war against Emperor Charles, the sickness spreads wildly. Henry flees the palace and London, and starts having doubts about the future and his ability to rule the country. Both Anne Boleyn and Cardinal Wolsey are stricken with the disease.