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The Six Wives of Henry VIII

Presented by Glen Ellyn Historical Society at Glen Ellyn Historical Society, Glen Ellyn IL

May 13 2023
The Six Wives of Henry VIII

Martina Mathisen

Queen, lover, mother, outcast, victim, survivor: Meet the six wives of Henry VIII as presented by Martina Mathisen of Edu-tainment Living History in this one-of-a-kind program presented by Glen Ellyn Historical Society.

You  will discover compelling truths about these remarkable women from an intriguing time in history. These fascinating women led equally fascinating lives -- apart from the manner in which they ended. Martina artfully interweaves tales of power, personality, and politics. Do these six famous wives deserve their popular labels? Meet all six wives of Henry VIII and find out for yourself.


Adults $10, GEHS Members $8, Students 18 and under $5

Refreshments served.

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800 North Main Street, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137


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