I'm interested in scads of topics, and it seems I'm always running into interesting tidbits. I'd like to share some with you. I promise they'll always have at least a fleeting relevance to the day at hand.
July 9, 2011
July 9: Henry VIII Divorces Anne of Cleves, 1540
Henry called her "the Mare from Flanders" and wouldn't consummate their marriage. Nevertheless, she got a nice settlement when she agreed to the annulment. Read article here.
Pictured: Hans Holbein the Younger's betrothal portrait of Anne, 1539.