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 more or less bunk. - Henry Ford

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

Well-behaved women never make history. - Maria Shriver

History is a vast early warning system. - Norman Cousins

Revolutions are the locomotives of history. - Karl Marx

Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts. - Edward R. Murrow

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

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

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

If history repeats itself, I am so getting a dinosaur! - Unknown

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

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

A sweating ovary or a sick prostate explains most history. - Martin H. Fischer

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

People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them. - James A. Baldwin

History never looks like history when you are living through it. - John W. Gardner

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

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

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

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

Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe. - H G Wells

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

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

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

A man who thinks too much about his ancestors is like a potato - the best part of him is underground. - Henry Cooper

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

That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons of history. - Aldous Huxley

Every street in London has a camera, and if you ever travel up the M4, it feels as if George Orwell should be your chauffeur. - Don McCullin

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

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

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

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

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

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

Religions, which condemn the pleasures of sense, drive men to seek the pleasures of power. Throughout history power has been the vice of the ascetic. - Bertrand Russell


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