4 September 1539 – The Duke of Cleves Promises Anne of Cleves in Marriage to Henry VIII

| September 4, 2013

4 September 1539 – The Duke of Cleves Promises Anne of Cleves in Marriage to Henry VIII

On the 4th September 1539 William, Duke of Cleves, signed the marriage treaty promising his sister, Anne of Cleves, in marriage to King Henry VIII. The Duke then sent the treaty to England, where it was ratified and concluded by early October, being signed by the king’s commissioners on 4th October 1539. In her book, […]