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Jane Seymour

Jane Seymour Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1508
Place of Birth Wiltshire, England
Death day October 24, 1537 (29 years old)
Zodiac Sign Gemini
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Jane Seymour

Jane Seymour, also known as Jane Semel, was Queen of England from 1536 to 1537 as the third wife of King Henry VIII. She succeeded Anne Boleyn as queen consort following the latter's execution in May 1536. She died of postnatal complications less than two weeks after the birth of her only child, a son who became King Edward VI. She was the only wife of the King to receive a queen's funeral, and his only consort to be buried beside him in St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle.

Born c. 1508
Died 24 October 1537 (aged 29), Hampton Court Palace, England
Burial 12 November 1537, St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, England
Issue Edward VI of England
Family Seymour
Father Sir John Seymour
Mother Margery Wentworth
Religion Roman Catholicism

About Jane Seymour

Third wife of King Henry VIII who left him a male heir, but at the cost of her own life. She was the only one of Henry's wives to receive a queen's funeral and be buried beside him.

Jane Seymour before fame

After King Henry took a liking to her, he dispatched his then-wife Anne Boleyn on trumped-up treason charges.

Achievement of Jane Seymour

She was a lady in waiting of Anne Boleyn, which is how King Henry came to know her in the first place.

Jane Seymour family life

She grew up in a noble family, the great-great granddaughter of King Edward III.

Associations of Jane Seymour

Wendy Barrie played her in the Academy Award-nominated film The Private Life of Henry VIII.

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Latest information about Jane Seymour updated on June 19 2021.