Anne of Cleves House - Sussex -authentically furnished kitchen and the garden which uses traditional plants and Tudor planting schemes

Anne of Cleves House - authentically furnished kitchen and the garden which uses traditional plants and Tudor planting schemes. An ad for the museum - djc

Anne of Cleves House. She was the fifth wife of Henry VIII. A german princess who he was persuaded to marry due to her powerful Protestant relatives, he agreed based on a pleasant miniature portrait of her but when she arrived he found her so repulsive he couldn't bring himself to sleep with her. He had her declared his "sister" and set up her own household with all rights of a royal sibling.

Anne of Cleves House, Lewes, East Sussex, England.It formed part of Queen Anne's annulment settlement from King Henry VIII in although she never visited the property. It was restored by the architect Walter Godfrey.

The 15th century Anne of Cleves house, Lewes, East Sussex, UK was part of Queen Anne's annulment from Henry VIII in 1541

The century Anne of Cleves house, Lewes, East Sussex, UK was part of Queen Anne's annulment from Henry VIII in 1541 - my cousin lives just down the road!

Penshurst Place, Kent - the huge medieval Baron's Hall. This is where Anne of Cleves lived after annulment from her marriage to King Henry VIII. The original medieval house is one of the most complete examples of 14th-century domestic architecture in England surviving in its original location.

Penshurst Place, Kent - the huge medieval Baron's Hall, where Anne of Cleves lived after annulment from her marriage to King Henry VIII.

Hever Castle- Henry VIII awarded Anne of Cleves the honorary title of ‘The King’s Sister’, £500 a year, a sufficient household and two houses. She was allowed to lease Hever, at an annual rent of £9-13s-3½d. Anne owned Hever Castle until her death in 1557 but it is not known how much time she spent at the Castle. However, there is a surviving letter written by Anne to Mary Tudor in 1554 signed ‘from my poore house of Hever’.

Anne of Cleves window at Hever Castle. Anne of Cleves, fourth wife of Henry VIII, owned Hever Castle until her death in 1557 but it is not known how much time she spent at the Castle. Credit and thanks to Hever Castle.

Tudor Bedroom, Hever Castle, Edenbridge, Kent (given to Anne of Cleves, 4th wife of Henry VIII after their annulment)

Tudor Bedroom, Hever Castle, Edenbridge, Kent (given to Anne of Cleves, wife of Henry VIII after their annulment) He gave her Anne Boleyns family home? Without Anne there wouldn't be any other wives!

STRUCTURE:::  KITCHEN:::  TOOLS::  Anne of Cleves House, with victorian images of same kitchen, which was overhauled/set back to medieval period.

STRUCTURE::: KITCHEN::: TOOLS:: Anne of Cleves House, with victorian images of same kitchen, which was overhauled/set back to medieval period.

Anne of Cleves House, East Sussex, England.  She never lived her, but it was one of many properties she owned after her annulment.  I would love to sit down to dinner with her and hear her story...

Anne of Cleves House is a century timber-framed Wealden hall-house in Southover High Street, Lewes, East Sussex. It formed part of Anne of Cleves' divorce settlement from Henry VIII in however she never actually lived there.

Anne of Cleves (1515–1557), Queen Consort to Henry VIII By Bartholomaeus Bruyn the elder c1539 Located at Trinity College, University of Cambridge

Anne of Cleves briefly Queen Consort to Henry VIII, later known as the King's "good sister". By Bartholomaeus Bruyn the elder Located at Trinity College, University of Cambridge

English Historical Fiction Authors: Seven Surprising Facts About Anne of Cleves

English Historical Fiction Authors: Sumptuous Dressing in the Late Medieval Era

Wings Place, sometimes referred to as ‘Anne of Cleves House’, is one of very few Grade I listed houses in private ownership in Sussex. The property is steeped in history and has been described as one of the best timber framed Tudor houses in the county and by Pevsner as “eminently picturesque in a watercolourist’s way”...

Wings Place, sometimes referred to as ‘Anne of Cleves House’, is one of very few Grade I listed houses in private ownership in Sussex. The property is steeped in history and has been described as

Anne of Cleves House - authentically furnished kitchen and the garden which uses traditional plants and Tudor planting schemes

Anne of Cleves House - authentically furnished kitchen and the garden which uses traditional plants and Tudor planting schemes

Portrait of Sibylle of Cleves, Electress of Saxony. She was the older sister of Anne of Cleves, who was briefly married to Henry VIII.

Franz Wolfgang Rohrich - Electress Sibylle von Sachsen A bit odd that the gollar is not actually covering her decolletage.

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