22 September 1515 – Birth of Anne of Cleves or Anna von Jülich-Kleve-Berg

| September 22, 2015

22 September 1515 – Birth of Anne of Cleves or Anna von Jülich-Kleve-Berg

Happy 500th Birthday to Anne of Cleves! On 22nd September 1515, Anne of Cleves, or Anna von Jülich-Kleve-Berg as she was actually known in her home country, was born near Düsseldorf. Anne was the daughter of John III, Duke of Jülich, Cleves and Berg, an important German ruler, and his wife Maria of Jülich-Berg. Anne […]

22 September 1515 – Birth of Anna von Jülich-Kleve-Berg, known commonly as Anne of Cleves

| September 22, 2014

22 September 1515 – Birth of Anna von Jülich-Kleve-Berg, known commonly as Anne of Cleves

On this day in history, the 22nd September 1515, Anna von Jülich-Kleve-Berg, or Anne of Cleves, was born near Düsseldorf. She was the second daughter of John III, Duke of Jülich, Cleves and Berg, an important German ruler, and Maria of Jülich-Berg. Anne had royal blood; not only was she descended from Edward I, she […]

22 September 1515 – Birth of Anne of Cleves, Fourth Wife of Henry VIII

| September 22, 2013

22 September 1515 – Birth of Anne of Cleves, Fourth Wife of Henry VIII

On 22nd September 1515 Anna von Jülich-Kleve-Berg (known in English as Anne of Cleves), was born near Düsseldorf. She was the second daughter of John III, Duke of Jülich, Cleves and Berg, an important German ruler, and Maria of Jülich-Berg. Anne had royal blood; not only was she descended from Edward I, she was also, […]

Happy Birthday Anne of Cleves!

| September 22, 2012

Happy Birthday Anne of Cleves!

Today marks the 497th anniversary of the birth of Anne of Cleves, or Anna von Jülich-Kleve-Berg, fourth wife of Henry VIII. Anne was born near Düsseldorf and was the second daughter of John III, Duke of Jülich, Cleves and Berg, an important German ruler, and Maria of Jülich-Berg. Her brother-in-law was John Frederick I, Elector […]