9 July 1540 – Anne of Cleves is no longer queen
Posted By Claire on July 9, 2017
While the twenty-four-year-old Anne never did remarry, her forty-nine-year-old former husband wasted no time taking another wife, wife number five. On 28th July 1540, just over six months after his marriage to Anne of Cleves and just nineteen days after the annulment had been declared, Henry VIII married Anne’s former maid of honour, Catherine Howard.
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