Posts Tagged ‘ The Six Wives of Henry VIII ’

‘Catherine Howard’, de Rick Wakeman

On this day Henry VIII’s fifth wife, young queen Catherine Howard [c. 1523 – 13 February 1542] was beheaded for adultery.

‘ Catherine Parr’, de Rick Wakeman

On this day in 1543 King Henry VIII of England marries his sixth and last wife, Catherine Parr.

‘Anne of Cleves’, de Rick Wakeman

On this day in 1540 King Henry VIII of England annuls his marriage to his fourth wife, Anne of Cleves.

Rick Wakeman & Anne Boleyn

Dois pioneiros do Rock Progressivo entraram esta semana na casa dos setenta,  Bill Bruford a 17 e Rick Wakeman a 18 de Maio.

Rick Wakeman produziu em 1973  The Six Wives of Henry VIII, o primeiro trabalho a solo após a saída dos YES.

O penúltimo tema do album – Anne Boleyn ‘The Day Thou Gavest Lord Hath Ended’ –, é dedicado à segunda mulher de Henrique VIII, que neste dia 19 de Maio em 1536 foi decapitada na Torre de Londres e sepultada na Capela Real de São Pedro ad Vincula , onde tem um pequeno memorial.

Ana Bolena de Rick Wakeman

On 23 May 1533, The Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Cranmer, sitting in judgment at a special court convened at Dunstable Priory to rule on the validity of King Henry VIII’s marriage to Catherine of Aragon, declared the marriage of Henry and Catherine null and void. Five days later, on 28 May 1533, Cranmer declared the marriage of Henry and Anne Boleyn to be valid.
And then they lived happily ever after… until Anne Boleyn was executed on 19 May 1536…!

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