Definition of Anne of Cleves in English:

Anne of Cleves

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Pronunciation: /kliːvz
 
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  • (1515–57), fourth wife of Henry VIII. Arranged for political purposes, the marriage was dissolved after only six months; Henry, initially deceived by a flattering portrait of Anne by Holbein, took an instant dislike to her.

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