Henry VIII Underground

Possibly the best poster on the London Tube



Henry VIII Underground on The Tube

King Henry the Eighth,
to six wives he was wedded.
One died, one survived,
two divorced, two beheaded

The wives of Henry VIII (six “queens consort”) between
1509 and 1547 in chronological order:
Catherine of Aragon (annulled; died while detained
under guard at Kimbolton Castle)
Anne Boleyn (annulled and later executed)
Jane Seymour (died days after giving birth, widely believed
to be following birth complications)
Anne of Cleves (annulled)
Catherine Howard (annulled and later executed)
Catherine Parr (widowed)

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History is a set of lies agreed upon. - Napoleon Bonaparte

Stand up and walk out of your history. - Phil McGraw

Well-behaved women seldom make history. - Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

What is history but a fable agreed upon? - Napoleon Bonaparte

There is no reason to repeat bad history. - Eleanor Holmes Norton

That great dust-heap called 'history'. - Augustine Birrell

The one duty we owe to history is to rewrite it. - Oscar Wilde

Each time history repeats itself, the price goes up. - Ronald Wright

History will be kind to me for I intend to write it. - Winston Churchill

History will never accept difficulties as an excuse. - John F Kennedy

History is a vision of God's creation on the move. - Arnold J. Toynbee

History may not repeat itself, but it does rhyme a lot. - Mark Twain

You have to look at history as an evolution of society. - Jean Chretien

Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it. - Edmund Burke

U.S. history - that's part of your whole American heresy. - Archie Bunker

Study history. In history lies all the secrets of statecraft. - Winston Churchill

It takes a great deal of history to produce a little literature. - Henry James

Nowadays the clinical history too often weighs more than the man. - Martin H. Fischer

It is the soothing thing about history that it does repeat itself. - Gertrude Stein

The only thing new in the world is the history you don't know. - Harry S Truman

If some countries have too much history, we have too much geography. - William Lyon Mackenzie King

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past. - Thomas Jefferson

Women with pasts interest men. They hope history will repeat itself. - Mae West

Irish people are educated not only about artistry but local history. - Fiona Shaw

It takes an endless amount of history to make even a little tradition. - Henry James

We would like to live as we once lived, but history will not permit it. - John F Kennedy

The very ink with which all history is written is merely fluid prejudice. - Mark Twain

I love hockey because of the respect for history and for the game itself. - George Vecsey

When it's three o'clock in New York, it's still 1938 in London. - Bette Midler

I'm leaving because the weather is too good. I hate London when it's not raining. - Groucho Marx

A broken heart is a very pleasant complaint for a man in London if he has a comfortable income. - George Bernard Shaw

There's an old saying about those who forget history. I don't remember it, but it's good. - Stephen Colbert

If the lessons of history teach us anything it is that nobody learns the lessons that history teaches us. - Unknown

The Arc de Triomphe, the Eiffel Tower. They're monumental. They're straight out of Page 52 in your school history book. - Billy Crystal

I often say of George Washington that he was one of the few in the whole history of the world who was not carried away by power. - Robert Frost

I think what's going on with gorillas is pretty bad. The fact is that you can buy gorilla meat in London any day you want it. - Adam Ant

History is a relentless master. It has no present, only the past rushing into the future. To try to hold fast is to be swept aside. - John F Kennedy

I see history as really cyclical in terms of the intense idealism, and the desire to create a better life outside of societal norms. - Lauren Groff

A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history - with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila. - Mitch Ratcliffe

There is only one history of any importance, and it is the history of what you once believed in, and the history of what you came to believe in. - Kay Boyle


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25-Apr-2018