Henry VIII Underground

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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 philosophy teaching by example. - Dionysius

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

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

History doesn't repeat itself, but it rhymes. - Will Rogers

If you think you have it tough, read history books. - Bill Maher

It's a very good historical book about history. - Dan Quayle

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

We are not makers of history. We are made by history. - Martin Luther King, Jr.

History repeats itself; historians repeat one another. - Rupert Brooke

Anybody can make history, only a great man can write it. - Oscar Wilde

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

I'm just the smallest dot in a big map of human history. - Ben Casnocha

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

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

Europe was created by history. America was created by philosophy. - Margaret Thatcher

History is a tool used by politicians to justify their intentions. - Ted Koppei

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

In life you have to rely on the past, and that's called history. - Donald Trump

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

The man who can dominate a London dinner-table can dominate the world. - Oscar Wilde

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

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

If the cavemen had known how to laugh, history would have been different. - Oscar Wilde

History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon. - Napoleon Bonaparte

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

History never repeats itself. The historians repeat each other. There is a wide difference. - Oscar Wilde

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

History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind. - Edward Gibbon

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

Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is God's Gift. That's why we call it the 'Present.' - Bill Keane

Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him. - Dwight D Eisenhower

A doctor who cannot take a good history and a patient who cannot give one are in danger of giving and receiving bad treatment. - Unknown

Street League Skateboarding is the premier professional skateboarding league in the world, with the biggest prize money in history. - Rob Dyrdek

The shoulders I stand on are broad and strong, full of history and courage and love. How about you? Whose shoulders are you standing on? - Molly Johnson

It is always self-defeating to pretend to the style of a generation younger than your own; it simply erases your own experience in history. - Renata Adler

History has repeatedly been changed by people who had the desire and the ability to transfer their convictions and emotions to their listeners. - Dale Carnegie

I know of no other man in our time, or indeed in recent history, who so convincingly demonstrated the power of the spirit over material things. - Stafford Cripps

The charm of history and its enigmatic lesson consist in the fact that, from age to age, nothing changes and yet everything is completely different. - Aldous Huxley


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