Anne of Cleve’s, 4th wife of King Henry VIII

Anne was the step mother of Mary oldest daughter of king Henry VIII.
she was a year older than Mary and a close friend who helped both Mary and Elizabeth educate themselves. she outlived Henry VIii and lived to see the Coronation of Mary as Queen of England.
she became a close friend to the King and he named her his beloved sister.

she was a German princess of age 24 when Henry arranged with her brother Duke William of Cleve’s to have then married.

many were not aware of her influence on Mary daughter of the King.

I intend to show how she educated Mary and how she showed her friendship which she never forgot when she became Queen of England.

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