Category Archives: Jane Seymour

Six Wives with Lucy Worsley – Episode 2 Review

After last week’s Katherine of Aragon centred episode of Lucy Worsley’s new Six Wives series, I was both excited and nervous about watching the second episode. As I mentioned in the first review, my concerns were for how Lucy would … Continue reading

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24th October 1537 – Jane Seymour Dies

On the 24th October 1537, Queen Jane Seymour died. She was the third wife of Henry VIII and mother of Edward VI, who she had given birth to not long before. Jane Seymour’s labour had been difficult and lasted two … Continue reading

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4th June 1536 – Jane Seymour is Proclaimed Queen

On the 4th June 1536, Jane Seymour was proclaimed Queen at Greenwich. Charles Wriothesley records: ‘Also the 4th dais of June, being Whitsoundaie, the said Jane Seymour was proclaimed Queene at Greenewych, and went in procession, after the King, with … Continue reading

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30th May 1536 – Henry VIII marries Jane Seymour

Henry VIII and Jane Seymour on the Tudors, my edit. On the 30th May 1536, only eleven days after Anne Boleyn was beheaded, King Henry VIII married Jane Seymour in the Queen’s Closer at Whitehall. Jane was Anne’s former lady-in-waiting. … Continue reading

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