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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Well-behaved women never make history. - Maria Shriver

History is philosophy teaching by example. - Dionysius

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

History is not a burden on the memory but an illumination of the soul. - Lord Acton

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

History is merely a list of surprises. It can only prepare us to be surprised yet again. - Kurt Vonnegut

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

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

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

Madam, you're making history, in fact, you're making me, and I wish you'd keep my hands to yourself. - Groucho Marx

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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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23-Oct-2017