Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived…
Henry VIII searched all over Europe for a new bride, but he was beginning to get a reputation as a dangerous man to marry. Princess Christina of Denmark seems to have summed up the attitude of most Protestant princesses when she said:
Had I but two heads, I would happily put one of them at the King of England’s disposal.
That’s why we never had a Queen Christina, but we did have a Queen Anne of Cleves. Sort of. Briefly.
Find out why Henry VIII’s fourth wife was so troubling to the king here!