Anne of Cleves
biographical name 1515-1557 4th wife of Henry VIII of England

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  • Anne of Cleves — (1515 1557) a European princess of the ↑duchy of Cleves, who became the fourth wife of the English king Henry VIII in 1540. They were divorced after six months …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Anne of Cleves — Anne′ of Cleves′ n. big 1515–57, fourth wife of Henry VIII of England …   From formal English to slang

  • Anne of Cleves — [klēvz] 1515 57; 4th wife of Henry VIII of England …   English World dictionary

  • Anne of Cleves — Infobox British Royalty|majesty|consort name =Anne of Cleves title =Queen consort of England caption =Anne of Cleves: probably a copy of the portrait painted by Hans Holbein the Younger reign =6 January 1540 9 July 1540 spouse =Henry VIII royal… …   Wikipedia

  • Anne of Cleves — Bild von Hans Holbein: Anna von Kleve Anna von Kleve (* 22. September 1515 in Düsseldorf; † 16. Juli 1557 in Schloss Richmond House, Whitehall, London) war die zweitälteste der drei Töchter von Johann III., Herzog von Jülich Kleve Berg († 15 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Anne of Cleves — 1515 57, fourth wife of Henry VIII of England. * * * [klēvz] (1515 57), fourth wife of Henry VIII. The politically arranged marriage was dissolved after only six months * * * Anne of Cleves [Anne of Cleves] (1515–57) a German princess who in 1540 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anne of Cleves — 1515 57, fourth wife of Henry VIII of England. * * * born Sept. 22, 1515 died July 16, 1557, London, Eng. Fourth wife of Henry VIII of England. Henry married Anne, whom he found homely, to form an alliance with her brother William, duke of Cleves …   Universalium

  • ANNE OF CLÈVES —    daughter of Duke of Clèves, a wife of Henry VIII., who fell in love with the portrait of her by Holbein, but being disappointed, soon divorced her; d. 1577 …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Anne of Cleves — /klivz/ (say kleevz) noun 1515–57, the fourth wife of Henry VIII of England …   Australian English dictionary

  • Anne of Cleves —  (1515–1557) Fourth wife of Henry VIII …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

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