4 October 1539 – The signing of the marriage treaty between Henry VIII and Anne of Cleves

| October 4, 2017

4 October 1539 – The signing of the marriage treaty between Henry VIII and Anne of Cleves

On this day in history, 4th October 1539, in London, the commissioners of King Henry VIII signed the treaty which arranged the marriage of the king and Anne of Cleves (Anna von Jülich-Kleve-Berg). Anne’s brother, William, Duke of Cleves, had signed the treaty on 4th September 1539 and then sent it to England with his […]

4 September 1539 – A marriage arranged for Anne of Cleves

| September 4, 2017

4 September 1539 – A marriage arranged for Anne of Cleves

On this day in history, 4th September 1539, Anne of Cleves’ brother, William, Duke of Cleves, signed a marriage treaty promising Anne in marriage to King Henry VIII. She was to be the king’s fourth wife. The treaty was then sent to the king in England and it was ratified and concluded by early October […]

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

| September 4, 2015

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

On 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. Click here to read more about this and to read the […]