Anne (Cleves) of Cleves

Anne (Cleves) of Cleves (1515 - 1557)

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Anne "Queen of England" of Cleves formerly Cleves aka Kleve
Born in Cleves, Kleve, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germanymap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married (to ) in Palace of Placentia, Greenwich, London, Englandmap
[children unknown]
Died in Hever Castle, Kent, Englandmap
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Anne of Cleves

Although Henry VIII never took a marital liking to her, Anne played her cards right. The marriage was quickly annulled and Anne acquired some of the old holdings that once belonged to the wealthy John of Gaunt. For her compliance she had an extensive grant of lands in January 1541. [1]

She lived out the remainder of her days in peace, and even maintained a friendship her ex-husband.


06 Jan 1540 - 09 Jul 1540: Queen of England[2][citation needed]
Burial: Westminster Abbey[citation needed]


p. John III of Cleves and Maria of Julich-BergM - She descended from Philip IV of France.[citation needed]


Anne of Cleves of England. The suffix of England is non-traditional and may be too long for the WikiTree suffix.

Born Sep 22 1515. Dusseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. [3]

Died Jul 16 1557. Chelsea Manor, Chelsea, London, England. [4]

Buried Westminster, Greater London, England. [5]


  1. British History online: Letters and Papers of Henry VIII. January 1841 Item 32
  2. Ancestry Family Tree
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  3. Source: #S25683997
  4. Source: #S25683997
  5. Source: #S25683933
  • Source: S25683933 Web: International, Find A Grave Index Publication: Name: Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2013;
  • Source: S25683997 UK and Ireland, Find A Grave Index, 1300s-Current Publication: Name: Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;

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