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EUScMd1499Jan08Louis XII of France (after papal divorce) marries Anne, Duchess of Brittany to keep duchy for the crown
EUScMd1515Jul22Anne of Bohemia and Hungary (12) marries Ferdinand I of Austria
GBScRn1532Nov15Pope Clement VII tells Henry VIII to end relationship with Anne Boleyn
GBScMd1533Jan25England’s King Henry VIII marries Anne Boleyn
GBScMd May28England’s archbishop voids King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn’s marriage
GBScGv Jun01Anne Boleyn crowned queen of England
GBScMd1536May02Henry VIII accuses Anne Boleyn and her brother George Boleyn of adultery, incest and treason
GBScMd  15Anne Boleyn and her brother George Boleyn found guilty of adultery/incest
GBScLc  17Anne Boleyn’s brother, George Boleyn, and the other four "lovers" beheaded on Tower Hill
GBScMd1539Oct04English King Henry VIII and Anne of Cleves sign a marriage treaty
GBScMd1540Jan06King Henry VIII of England marries his fourth wife, Anne of Cleves
GBScGv Jun24Anne of Cleves, fourth wife of Henry VIII, ordered to leave court
GBScMd Jul09England’s King Henry VIII annuls his six-month marriage to Anne of Cleves
FRCfFr1562Dec19Battle of Dreux: Anne de Montmorency and huguenots under Louis de Bourbon[1] captured
GBScMd1582Nov27William Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway receive their marriage license
GBScMd  28Playwright and poet William Shakespeare weds Anne Hathaway
NAMvSt1634Sep18Anne Hutchinson arrives in the New World
??????1637Aug11Cardinal Richelieu is suspicious of Anne of Austria for illegal correspondence and begins an investigation.
??????  15Anne of Austria admits guilt to illegal correspondence
??????  17Anne of Austria sentenced for illegal correspondence
NAScRn Nov07Anne Hutchinson’s trial for heresy begins in Boston
NAScLc1638Mar22Religious dissident Anne Hutchinson expelled from Massachusetts Bay Colony
EUScMd1683Jul28Queen Anne Stuart marries prince Georges of Denmark
GB????1688Nov25Princess Queen Anne flees from London to Nottingham
GBScGv1702Mar08James II’s daughter, Queen Anne Stuart, becomes Queen of England upon the death of King William III
GBScSp  21Queen Queen Anne Stuart addresses English parliament
GBScGv1705Apr16Queen Queen Anne of England knights Isaac Newton at Trinity College
GBScGv1714Jul27English Queen Queen Anne fires premier Robert Harley
FRMeMu1726May05Marie Anne de Cupis de Camargo (age 16) premieres at the Paris Opera Ballet in Les Caractères de la Danse
EUScMd1734Mar14Prince Willem KHF van Orange marries George II’s daughter Mary Anne
NEScMd  24Netherlands’ William IV of Orange marries princess Anne of Hanover
FRScGv1776May12Anne-Robert-Jacques Turgot, French minister of Finance, is forced to resign
GBScBd1829Jan17Anne Bronte is born in England

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