1540 Anne of Cleves

Anne of Cleves Arrival at Calais

On 13 Dec 1539 Anne of Cleves arrived at Calais. She was met by George Tailboys 2nd Baron Tailboys, Thomas Seymour 1st Baron Seymour Sudeley and William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton. .

Dissolution of the Monasteries

In 1542 Llanthony Priory was given to Arthur Porter during the Dissolution of the Monasteries.

Anne of Cleves Arrival at London

On 30 Jan 1540 Anne of Cleves arrived at Blackheath. Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk carried the Sword of State. William Holles Lord Mayor, Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk, Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex, John Vere 15th Earl Oxford, John Vere 16th Earl Oxford and Catherine Willoughby Duchess Suffolk were present. .

Anne of Cleves Marriage

On 06 Jan 1540 Henry VIII and Anne of Cleves were married by Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury at Palace of Placentia. Anne of Cleves was crowned Queen Consort England. .

May Day Jousting

On 01 May 1540 a tournament was held at Westminster. Gregory Cromwell 1st Baron Cromwell Oakham, Thomas Poynings 1st Baron Poynings, Thomas Seymour 1st Baron Seymour Sudeley, John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland, Richard Cromwell and George Carew were challengers. .

Anne of Cleves Annulment