Duels, dastardly deeds and a damsel in distress all add up to a rousing romantic adventure in the medieval court of King Henry VIII. Based on actual historical events, THE SWORD AND THE ROSE tells the story of the forbidden love between Mary, Henry's youngest sister, and Charles Brandon, a commoner. Unhappily betrothed to Louis XII, the King of France, and pursued by the sinister Lord Buckingham, Mary tries to run away with Charles, her one true love. Believing that Charles abducted the princess, he's later captured and scheduled for execution. Mary barters for Charles's life by agreeing to marry the King of France. After Louis dies, Buckingham kidnaps her and tries to force her to marry him but Charles escapes from the Tower and rescues her in an exciting swashbuckling finale. On DVD for the first time, THE SWORD AND THE ROSE is a thrilling adventure for all ages and an absolute must-have in your DVD collection.