Court Artist Tried to Warn Henry VIII Not to Marry Anne of Cleves

The German aristocrat Anne of Cleves was the fourth of Henry VIII’s six wives, marrying the king on January 6, 1540. Before Anne ever set foot on English soil, Henry dispatched his court artist, the German-born Hans Holbein Read moreSection: NewsHistory & ArchaeologyRead Later 

Court Artist Tried to Warn Henry VIII Not to Marry Anne of Cleves
Portrait of Anne of Cleves by court artist Hans Holbein the Younger. Source: Public domain

The German aristocrat Anne of Cleves was the fourth of Henry VIII’s six wives, marrying the king on January 6, 1540. Before Anne ever set foot on English soil, Henry dispatched his court artist, the German-born Hans Holbein