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Anne of Cleves, Queen consort of England

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Birthplace: Duchy of Berg Holy Roman Empire, Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Death: between July 15, 1557 and July 16, 1557 (41)
Chelsea Old Manor, Chelsea, Middlesex, England
Place of Burial: London, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Johann III "the Peaceful", Duke of Cleves and Maria, Duchess of Jülich-Berg
Ex-wife of Henry VIII, King of England
Sister of Sybille von Jülich-Kleve-Berg, Kurfürstin zu Sachsen; Wilhelm V "the Rich", Duke of Jülich, Cleves & Berg and Amalia of Cleves

Occupation: Königin von ENGLAND (1540)
Managed by: Anne Brannen
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About Anne of Cleves

Anne of Cleves (1515-1557), Fourth Wife of Henry VIII

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Known for: safely divorcing from Henry and surviving

Also known as: Anna von Jülich-Kleve-Berg

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Anne of Cleves http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anne_of_Cleves

Anna av Kleve http://no.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anna_av_Kleve

Anna von Kleve http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anna_von_Kleve

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On 4 November 1677, Anne's elder sister, Mary, married their Dutch first cousin, William of Orange, at St James's Palace, but Anne could not attend the wedding because she was confined to her room with smallpox.[16] By the time she recovered, Mary had already left for her new life in the Netherlands. Lady Frances Villiers contracted the disease, and died. Anne's aunt Lady Henrietta Hyde (the wife of Laurence Hyde) was appointed as her new governess.[17] A year later, Anne and her stepmother visited Mary in Holland for two weeks.

https://en.wiki2.org/wiki/Anne,_Queen_of_Great_Britain


from the account of her sister Anne on wikipedia: "The artist Hans Holbein the Younger was dispatched to paint portraits of Anne and her younger sister, Amalia, both of whom Henry was considering as his fourth wife. Henry required the artist to be as accurate as possible, not to flatter the sisters. The two versions of Holbein's portrait are in the Musée du Louvre in Paris and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. Negotiations with Cleves were in full swing by March 1539. Cromwell oversaw the talks, and a marriage treaty was signed on 4 October of that year."

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Anne of Cleves's Timeline

1515
September 22, 1515
Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
1557
July 15, 1557
Age 41
Middlesex, England
August 3, 1557
Age 41
London, England