8. Henry decided to marry his fourth wife on the basis of her portrait By Hans Holbein the Younger (1497/1498–1543) – Web Gallery of Art:   Image  Info about artwork, Public Domain, Link Anne of Cleves was chosen partly for political reasons but also due to a pretty looking portrait of her. Unfortunately on meeting …

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Anne of Cleves was the fourth wife of King Henry VIII. The marriage was declared unconsumated and she was never crowned. Hans Holbein the Younger - Portrait of Anne of Cleves - 1539 - Parchment mounted on Canvas

Anne of Cleves burial is in Westminster Abbey. (I have seen all the burial places of the six wives)

Anne of Cleves - Queen of England from 6 January 1540 to 9 July 1540 as the fourth wife of King Henry VIII.

Anne of Cleves. Henry VIII 4th wife. Henry VIII remained single for over two years after Jane Seymour's death. Henry decided to have a contract drawn up for his marriage to Anne in order to gain an ally in the reformation of the church. Although the King of France and the Emperor had gone back to their usual state of animosity, Henry proceeded with the match. The marriage took place on January 6, 1540. Henry did not find his new bride attractive and had the marriage annulled.

Anne of Cleves - Holbein - Wife number four for Henry VIII, Anne of Cleves is shown wearing German dress. She was lucky enough to alienate Henry before marriage so he .

Anne of Cleves by Richard Burchett. Oil on panel, 1850s. Henry thought she was ugly and in the Tutor series, said she looked like a horse.

Anne of Cleves, wife of King Henry VIII, of England. (see our Wall-Sutton-Runyon/Reignion ancestry chart) By Richard Burchett Oil on panel,

Anne of Cleves Gables - by Kate Beaton, of Hark! a Vagrant.- Oh my gosh... This is hilarious!!

Anne of Cleves Gables - by Kate Beaton, of Hark! a Vagrant.- Oh my gosh. This is hillarious!

TudorQueens 4 - Anne of Cleves by *KristinaGehrmann on deviantART

TudorQueens - Anne of Cleves, fourth wife of King Henry VIII of England. by KristinaGehrmann

Anne of Cleves, Fourth Wife of Henry VIII, Waxwork at Warwick Castle | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

A detail of an Anne of Cleves waxwork statue at Warwick Castle, based on her portrait by Holbein.

Historical cosmo girls

The Tudors Funny - Anne of Cleves, wife of Henry VIII. Henry's only truly arranged marriage. He disliked her and annuled the marriage. Anne agreed and was given a pension, castles,and the ability to keep her head

Anne of Cleves Tudor Rose Pendant

This gold Tudor rose necklace is handmade in England. Inspired by Anne of Cleves, the center is set with a red Swarovski crystal.

Anne of Cleves House - Sussex -authentically furnished kitchen and the garden which uses traditional plants and Tudor planting schemes

Anne of Cleves House - authentically furnished kitchen and the garden which uses traditional plants and Tudor planting schemes. An ad for the museum - djc

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Anne of Cleves demonstrates her dedication to Henry VIII in this note written in…