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

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!

Anne of Cleves House in Lewes, Sussex. A must see for visitors to the UK who are interested in the Tudor period.

Anne of Cleves House is a timber-framed Wealden hall house on Southover High Street in Lewes, East Sussex, England. In It formed part of Queen Anne's annulment settlement from King Henry VIII.

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.

Anne of Cleves by Richard Burchett. Oil on panel, 1850s. Henry thought she was ugly and in the Tutor series, said she looked like a horse.

Anne of Cleves, wife of King Henry VIII, of England. (see our Wall-Sutton-Runyon/Reignion ancestry chart) By Richard Burchett Oil on panel,

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? After cutting her head off? That's so rude! 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.

The kitchen Anne of Cleves House in Lewes on the day it re-opened to the public after a refurbishment. Photo only - djc

Anne of Cleves House | by howzey

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.

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’.

Hever Castle- Henry VIII awarded Anne of Cleves the honorary title of ‘The King’s Sister’, a year, a sufficient household and two houses. She was allowed to lease Hever, at an annual rent of Anne owned Hever Castle until her death in 1557

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