On this day in 1557, Anne of Cleves died. Henry VIII's 4th wife, Anne outlived all the other wives as well as Henry. Henry VIII and Anne of Cleves were married for just over 6 months when they were formally annulled on July 9th the same year. Henry gave Anne Hever Castle as part of the settlement, which stayed in her possession until her death in 1557. Henry and Anne enjoyed a firm friendship long after their annulment.