Home / Series / Royal Deaths and Diseases / Aired Order / Season 1 / Episode 5

Royal Birth

Exploring royal childbirth. Modern doctors reveal the mystery behind why Mary Tudor was unable to give birth, and offer explanations for the tragic tale of Queen Anne, who despite enduring 17 pregnancies, had no heir to survive her. Also revealed is the battle between midwives and obstetricians which ultimately brought Queen Victoria to the throne.

English