The couplet Divorced, beheaded, died // Divorced, beheaded, survived help remember the fate of King Henry VIII six wives, in order.
The six wives of King Henry VIII were, in chronological order:
- Catherine of Aragon (divorced)
- Anne Boleyn (executed)
- Jane Seymour (died days after giving birth)
- Anne of Cleves (divorced)
- Catherine Howard (executed)
- Catherine Parr (widowed)
Nice mnemonic for trivia among House of Tudor aficionados.