Biography of Anne of Cleves Queen Consort England

Timeline

On 22 Sep 1515 Anne of Cleves was born to John Marck III Duke Cleves and Maria Jülich-Berg Duchess Cleves at Dusseldorf.

Around 1539 Hans Holbein The Younger. Portrait of Anne of Cleves Queen Consort England.

Around 1539 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543. Portrait of Anne of Cleves Queen Consort England 1515-1557.

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. .

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. .

On 06 Jan 1540 Anne of Cleves was crowned as Queen Consort England.

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. .

On 09 Jul 1540 Henry VIII's marriage to Anne of Cleves was annulled.

Around 16 Jul 1557 Anne of Cleves was buried at Westminster Abbey.

On 16 Jul 1557 Anne of Cleves died at Chelsea Manor.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Marck

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 20 Grand Daughter of Egbert King Wessex

Kings England: Great x 9 Grand Daughter of Henry III King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 12 Grand Daughter of David I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 10 Grand Daughter of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 5 Grand Daughter of John "The Good" II King France

Ancestry

Father: John Marck III Duke Cleves Great x 8 Grandson Henry III King England

GrandFather: John "Babymaker" Marck II Duke Cleves Great x 7 Grandson Henry III King England

Great GrandFather: John Marck I Duke Cleves Great x 7 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Adolph Marck I Duke Cleves Great x 7 Grandson Stephen I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Adolph Marck Archbishop Cologne Great x 6 Grandson Stephen I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Jülich Count Cleves, Count Mark Great x 6 Granddaughter Stephen I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Marie Valois-Burgundy Duchess Cleves Great x 6 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John "Fearless" Valois-Burgundy Duke Burgundy Great x 6 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Wittelsbach Duchess Burgundy Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Valois-Burgundy Duchess Cleves Great x 6 Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Valois-Burgundy II Count Nevers Great x 5 Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Philip Valois-Burgundy II Count Nevers Great x 6 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Bonne Artois Duchess Burgundy Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Jacqueline Ailly Count Nevers

GrandMother: Mathilde Hesse Duchess Cleves

Great GrandFather: Henry Hesse III Margrave Upper Hesse

Mother: Maria Jülich-Berg Duchess Cleves