27 December 1539 – The Arrival of Anne of Cleves

| December 27, 2014

27 December 1539 – The Arrival of Anne of Cleves

On 27th December 1539, at 5pm, Anne of Cleves landed at Deal on the Kent coast, where she was met by Sir Thomas Cheyne and taken to Deal Castle to rest after her long journey. Anne was to be Henry VIII’s fourth wife and their marriage had been agreed upon by a treaty in September […]