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The Tudor Period’s Anne of Cleves Tragic Tale

Once upon a time in the 1500s, there was a German noblewoman known as Anne of Cleves who eventually became the fourth wife of King Henry VIII of England.  The story you are about to hear is not exactly what … Continue reading

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The Bavarian Ball-and Chain: Anne of Cleves

The “Flanders Mare,” as history has dubbed her, Anne of Cleves was King Henry VIII’s shortest-lived wife, yet she managed to outlive all of the other 5 wives and Henry himself! Anne’s brief bio as Queen is full of fascinating … Continue reading

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