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|Born||22 Sep 1515||Born At|
|Died||16 Jul 1557||Buried At|
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Anne (of Cleves) (b.1515 - d.1557)
+Henry (VIII, King of England 1509-1547) (b.1491 - d.1547)
Anne of Cleves was born in Dusseldorf, Germany.
Although Henry was disappointed that Anne did not resemble her portrait the marriage went ahead as planned.
The marriage of Henry VIII to Anne of Cleves was annulled just a few months after the marriage. Anne agreed to an annual income and the use of several lavish homes in England.
Just weeks after the marriage to Anne of Cleves was annulled Henry married Catherine Howard.
Mary Tudor arrived at London to a huge welcome. Entering through Aldgate she was met by Elizabeth, Anne of Cleves and many others. Mary quickly ordered the release of her supporters that had been locked up at the Tower of London. The Duke of Northumberland and his supporters were placed in the Tower to await trial and execution.
Since the divorce from Henry VIII Anne had been given a good annual income and use of several homes. She died on the 16th or 17th of July, 1557.