The Tudor Society

22 September – Anne of Cleves, fourth wife of Henry VIII

This day in Tudor history, 22nd September 1515, is the traditional birthdate of Anne of Cleves, or Anna von Jülich-Kleve-Berg, a woman who would become King Henry VIII's fourth wife and queen consort, but only for six months!

She may have only been queen for six months, but Anne of Cleves outlived Henry and all of his wives, and seems to have had a very good life.

Find out more about her and how she came to be Henry VIII's queen in today's talk.

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