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 6 Jan 1540 (to 9 Jul 1540) in Palace of Placentia, Greenwich, London, Englandmap
[children unknown]
Died in Hever Castle, Kent, Englandmap
Profile last modified 29 Dec 2019 | Created 12 Mar 2011
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Biography

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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.

Vitals

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

Family

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

Sources

  1. British History online: Letters and Papers of Henry VIII. January 1841 Item 32
  2. Ancestry Family Tree
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Cleves-40 and Cleves-6 appear to represent the same person because: identical dates
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This profile is a duplicate of Anne of Cleves, Henry the VIII's 4th wife. She did not marry a Bourthouneyron man.

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