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

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

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

Live out of your imagination, not your history. - Stephen R. Covey

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

We learn from history that we do not learn from history. - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

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

History would be a wonderful thing - if it were only true. - Leo Tolstoy

History is an endless repetition of the wrong way of living. - Lawrence Durrell

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

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

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

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

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

The institution of royalty in any form is an insult to the human race. - Mark Twain

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 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

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

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

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

A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history. - Mahatma Gandhi

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

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

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 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

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

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

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


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