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A1 COMMUNICATION Anne of Clèves Anne was from Germany, and it was ok because it was a good thing to be friendly with Germans. She wasn t beautiful or particularly interesting, so, after seven months of marriage, we just were good friends and I was a divorced man again. 4 Guarda il video, poi rispondi alle domande. SPEAKING Meet a medieval noblewoman posted by English Heritage 1. Where are the girls? Who do they meet? 2. Why are the two girls at the castle? 3. Say at least two good manners a noblewoman had to have at the table. 4. How was a noblewoman s life? Catherine Howard She was 19 and I was 49. I was attracted to her because she was young and beautiful, but she wasn t respectful, so she was beheaded like her cousin, Anne Boleyn. Catherine Parr She is my sixth, dear wife. I was old and sick and she was kind to take care of me and all my children. She was famous because she was the first English queen to publish a book. I was very proud of her. GLOSSARY to be in love with: essere innamorato di to behead: decapitare bloody: sanguinario disease: malattia ghost: fantasma hunting: caccia luxurious: sfarzoso proud: orgoglioso to take care of: prendersi cura di temper: carattere trustworthy: affidabile widow: vedova DO-IT-YOURSELF 5 Cercate sul web immagini e documenti relativi ai castelli medievali inglesi, sceglietene uno e fate una presentazione della vostra ricerca in cui, insieme alle immagini, indicherete i seguenti dati. WRITING GROUP WORK Location Date of building The name of the lord/king of the castle ODDITIES Henry VIII and diseases Henry VIII was hypochondriac: it means he was scared by diseases. For this reason, he often spent weeks in isolation to avoid contagious diseases. 21

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