4 September 1539 William, Duke of Cleves, promises his sister to Henry VIII

Anne of ClevesOn this day in history, 4th September 1539, William, Duke of Cleves, promised his sister Anne of Cleves in marriage to Henry VIII by signing a marriage treaty. The treaty was then sent to England, where it was ratified and concluded by early October.

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