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Dover is best known for its white chalk cliffs.
People Born in Dover
Dover in People's Lives
Henry VIII: I had a secret and quite private wedding her to my second wife, Anne Boleyn, in 1532, though we would also hold an official and more ceremonial wedding in London in 1533. Our wedding had taken much to finally reach - I had had to annul my marriage with my former wife, the queen Catherine of Aragon, and break from the powerful Holy Roman Empire in order to taken Anne as my wife. I hoped for a happy marriage, in which Anne would bear me many healthy sons.
James McAvoy: I traveled here in 2006 to film scenes of the movie Atonement.
Jude Law: I traveled here in 2010 to film scenes of the movie Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows. We filmed on the white chalk cliffs.
Natalie Portman: I traveled here in 2007 to film scenes of the movie The Other Boleyn Girl. We filmed on location at Dover Castle, which served as a set for the Tower of London.
Simon Cowell: I attended high school here at Dover College, with my brother, around 1973. My best subjects were English and Literature.
William the Conqueror: I took this city in 1066.