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 is written by the victors. - Niccolo Machiavelli

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

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

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

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

The main thing is to make history, not to write it. - Otto von Bismarck

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government. - Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

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

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

Hillary Clinton was the worst Secretary of State in the history of the country. The world came apart under her reign as Secretary of State. - Donald Trump

He's ... probably the greatest corporate leader in the history of a major company... Somebody like that would be absolutely incredible. - Donald Trump

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

Peaceful transfer of authority is rare in history, yet common in our country with a simple oath, we affirm old traditions, and make new beginnings. - George W. Bush


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