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)

QuotaBills
History is more or less bunk. - Henry Ford

History develops, art stands still. - E.M. Forster

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

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

Revolutions are the locomotives of history. - Karl Marx

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

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

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

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

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

History is a cyclic poem written by time upon the memories of man. - Percy Bysshe Shelley

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

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

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

If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten. - Rudyard Kipling

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

The history of free men is never really written by chance but by choice; their choice! - Dwight D Eisenhower

If past history was all there was to the game, the richest people would be librarians. - Warren Buffet

I want a house with a garden, but slap bang in the centre of London. Next door to a sushi bar. - Michelle Dockery

I can't understand why I flunked American history. When I was a kid there was so little of it. - George Burns

We live in a world where amnesia is the most wished-for state. When did history become a bad word? - John Guare

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

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present. - Bil Keane

One of the lessons of history is that nothing is often a good thing to do and always a clever thing to say. - Will Durant

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

Mr. Gorbachev has apparently stumbled onto one of the best-kept secrets in recent Soviet history: Communism doesn't work. - Frank Zappa

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

The diamond may adorn royalty, regardless of personal worth; but jewels of thought render even poverty illustrious and sublime. - Gems for the Fireside

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

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

If Beethoven had been killed in a plane crash at the age of twenty-two, it would have changed the history of music... and of aviation. - Tom Stoppard

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

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

A man finds room in the few square inches of the face for the traits of all his ancestors; for the expression of all his history, and his wants. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

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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