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
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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.

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[1][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]


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