Anne of Cleves: Anna of Cleves was Henry's 4th wife. A survivor, cleverer and prettier than she is often given credit for. Henry VIII is unable to bed her and so she survives to have her marriage to him annulled and to become in independent woman and find contentment living in England.
“If I had been a gyrfalcon that my father called me, I would have flown high, and nested in lonely, cold places and ridden the free wind. Instead, I have been like a bird in a mews, always tied and sometimes hooded. Never free and sometimes blind...”
“Truly, when a king is a god to himself and follows his own desire, the suffering falls on others”
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