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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History is written by the victors. - Niccolo Machiavelli

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

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

Stand up and walk out of your history. - Phil McGraw

History is philosophy teaching by example. - Dionysius

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

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

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

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

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

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

A people without history is like the wind on the buffalo grass. - Lakota Sioux Proverb

History is the sum total of things that could have been avoided. - Konrad Adenauer

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

If some countries have too much history, we have too much geography. - William Lyon Mackenzie King

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

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

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

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

A broken heart is a very pleasant complaint for a man in London if he has a comfortable income. - George Bernard Shaw

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

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

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

How many ideas have there been in the history of the human race that were unthinkable ten years before they appeared? - Fyodor Dostoevsky

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

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

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

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

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

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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