Anne of Cleves

Anne of Cleves was mentioned by Wilford Woodruff when he visited the Tower of London on 3 Dec. 1840 in London, Middlesex, England.


Anna von Kleve Queen Consort of England (L18J-Y44), “Family Tree,” database, <i>FamilySearch</i> (, accessed 11 Jul. 2023). Anne of Cleves, <i>Wilford Woodruff Papers</i> (, accessed 11 Jul. 2023). Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, “Anne [Anne of Cleves],” <i>Oxford DNB</i> (, accessed 11 Jul. 2023). Note: On 3 Dec. 1840, Wilford Woodruff mistakenly referred to Anne of Cleves as the wife of Henry VIII of England who died prematurely. In reality, Henry VIII of England divorced Anne of Cleves soon after marrying her.

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    most beautiful form, particularly the back plate, which, like that of the breast is mad[e] of Several pieces to be flexible. [FIGURES] the Saddle of bone work is particular curious 3. Edward IV. King of England AD. 1465. This is a complete suit of tournament armour, finished with the additional p◊i◊ces termed grand guard, volant-piece and gard-de-tras, [FIGURES] Henry VII. King of England AD. 1508. This is a fluted suit of elegant form probably of German manufacture 5. Henry VIII. King ...