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Comic #4556

1 Mercutio: Mister knight, what do you think of the king?
2 Armoured knight: Henry? A fine jouster.
3 Armoured knight: Shame about his first two wives, but Jane should be Queen beside him for many years to come!
4 Armoured knight: And I’m sure that little spat with the Pope shall blow over in good time.

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The history buffs will know all of this already, but for the benefit of anyone else:

That's Henry VIII the knight is referring to. And his third wife Jane Seymour. Who were indeed the king and queen at this date, 13 November, 1536.

And as for that little spat with the Pope...

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