On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces in July 1540

Famous Weddings

Henry VIII

Jul 28 English King Henry VIII (49) marries Catherine Howard (16 or 17), his 5th wife

Famous Divorces

Divorce of Interest

Jul 9 English King Henry VIII annuls his 6 month marriage to his 4th wife Anne of Cleves, on the grounds of non-consummation and her pre-contract to Francis of Lorraine