Why did the marriage to Anne of Cleves fail?. Downsell Primary Dhipa Begum. Learning Objectives:. To understand that building alliances through marriage was important in the Tudor period. To learn to extract information from portraits and descriptions.
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to Anne of Cleves fail?
To understand that building alliances
through marriage was important in the Tudor period.
To learn to extract information from
portraits and descriptions.
To understand about the various ways that the
appearance and characteristics of
Anne of Cleves have been interpreted.
Anne of Cleves
Henry was persuaded to marry Anne to keep peace with Germany.
Henry sent the painter Hans Holbein to Germany to paint a picture of Anne, so that he could see what she looked like and decided to marry her as this made her look pretty.
However, when she arrived in England he found her ugly and called her a horse. Henry arranged a divorce and the marriage only lasted six months.
with your partner identfy
3 things you can
learn about Anne of Cleves
Anne of Cleves and describe her
using these qustions.
Anne of Cleves
Make a zigzag book on why Henry
decided to marry Anne of Cleves
and why he decided to divorce her.