Ximenes Competition No. 1058  Ximenes Slip  |  < 1054  |  1062 >  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1058 May 1969Aragon, Boleyn, Seymour, Cleves, Howard, Parr Anagram22

 

AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstD. H. SmithRegard Henry our Casanova problem—Wolsey 
SecondC. J. MorseVery scared group, Hal’s royal women—bar one 
ThirdP. G. W. GlareBallad program. Chorus: “Ev’ry one wos a ’Enery!”Music hall song “I’m ’Enery the Eighth, I am”: actual line quoted
VHCRev C. M. Broun“Produce me a son by love, new gal,” roars Harry 
VHCC. A. ClarkeHenry’s goal—marry, prove we could bear a son 
VHCD. H. CurzonSwap royal lovers, Henry? Cad! Ban Rome? Rogue! 
VHCN. C. DexterHenry—royal ram!—once wed us poor brave gals 
VHCG. N. GuinnessBachelor? O no—Venus rewards rare polygamy[see comments]
VHCN. KemmerCan he marry several or swop one ugly broad? 
VHCMrs B. LewisParamours? No—’cos noble Harry wed every gal 
VHCLt Col D. MacfieNew deal no b. use. Gray mare v. cool—Harry’s P.R.O.ref. Anne of Cleves, the “Flanders Mare”
VHCMrs S. MorrisOld vow a bore, says Henry R.: up regal romance! 
VHCA. J. OldknowBase vulgar Henry scared poor royal women 
VHCL. W. G. OxleyH.R. vagary, saw our Merle Oberon play secondfilm “The Private Life of Henry VIII,” with M. O. as Anne Boleyn
VHCMrs E. M. PhairCan Wolsey reprove our bad Hal? Rome’s angry 
VHCSir W. SlimmingsError by group? All wed Henry—some Casanova! 
VHCB. D. Smith“Love my spouse?” roared angry Hal: “Barren cow!” 
VHCF. H. A. StablesLover boy Harry plans a women usage record 
VHCJ. T. StringerWe’d a royal-born spouse—very large monarch 
VHCD. J. ThorpeLor! Hal’s run way over R.C. bogey. Par’s one dame 
VHCMrs H. D. Williams“A plague on every bedroom cow,” snarls Harry 
VHCC. W. WillinkCarry on, Hal! Remove your sans-bed-power gal! 
 

HCs awarded in competition 1058 to:

R. H. AdeyD. A. GingerDr T. J. R. MaguireE. W. Richart
F. D. H. AtkinsonG. P. GoddardL. MayJ. Shaw
Col P. S. BainesS. GoldieD. P. M. MichaelT. A. J. Spencer
M. J. BalfourE. GomersallW. L. MironW. Spendley
E. A. BeaulahA. HarringtonJ. L. MossD. H. Tompsett
J. A. BlairD. L. HewittG. M. NeighbourB. J. Wain
J. G. BoothJ. P. H. HirstF. E. NewloveJ. D. Walsh
R. S. CaffynJ. G. HullMrs P. K. M. OakeshottJ. Walton
A. N. ClarkH. W. JenkinsT. D. J. O’ConnorS. A. Wetherfield
J. ColebyL. W. JenkinsonW. F. M. PayneJ. B. Widdowson
J. CrowtherG. JohnstoneMrs N. PerryW. D. Wigley
Cdr H. H. L. DicksonG. A. LinsleyR. PostillMrs S. E. Wilson
Mrs N. FisherD. W. LittleE. J. Rackham 
L. H. GarrettMrs M. LucasF. B. Ramsay 
Dr R. E. GillsonA. LundA. Redstone