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Anne of Cleves

Anne of Cleves[1]

Female 1515 - 1557  (41 years)

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  • Name Anne of Cleves  
    Born 22 Sep 1515  Düsseldorf, Cleves, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 17 Jul 1557  Chelsea Old Palace, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Westminster Abbey, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Person ID I18238  Glenn Cook Family
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2008 

    Father John III of Cleves, Duke of Cleves,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Marie of Julich,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F8693  Group Sheet

    Family Henry VIII Tudor, King of England,   b. 28 Jun 1491, Greenwich Palace, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1547, Whitehall Palace, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    _STAT 1540 
    Annulment 
    Married 6 Jan 1540  Greenwich, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Type: Annulment 
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2006 
    Family ID F8692  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Anne of Cleves
    Anne of Cleves
    The painting of Anne by Hans Holbein the Younger (1497-1543). It was on the basis of this portrait that Henry VIII chose her to be his fourth Queen. Watercolor on parchment mounted on canvas. 65x48 cm.
    Musee du Louvre, Paris
    'Anna, the daughter of Cleves'
    'Anna, the daughter of Cleves'
    Anne of Cleves' signature
    Various Documents
    The Badge of Anne of Cleves
    The Badge of Anne of Cleves
    Weidenfeld and Nicolson Archive
    Cleves,Anne02.jpg
    Cleves,Anne02.jpg
    A Miniature of Anne of Cleves
    Painted by a follower of Holbein (or perhaps Holbein himself)
    Victoria and Albert Museum
    Cleves,Sybille.jpg
    Cleves,Sybille.jpg
    Sybille of Cleves, older sister of Anne of Cleves by Lucas Cranach
    Schlossmuseum, Weimar
    Cleves,Anne03.jpg
    Cleves,Anne03.jpg
    Another portrait of Anne.
    Fom the workshop of Barthel Bruyn the Elder in Cologne
    Recent x-rays have revealed a longer nose under the top layer of paint.
    Now at St. John's College Oxford

  • Sources 
    1. [S36] Directory of Royal Genealogical Data, Brian Tompsett, Dept of Computer Science, University of Hull, England([email protected]), (This work is Copyright b 1994-2002 Brian C Tompsett).