Tag Archives: Jane Seymour

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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15th October 1537 – Edward VI’s Christening

On the 15th October 1537, Prince Edward (future Edward VI) was christened in the Chapel Royal of Hampton Court Palace. He was the son of King Henry VIII and Queen Jane Seymour. The christening is recorded in Letters and Papers: … Continue reading

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12th October 1537 – Edward VI is Born

On the 12th October 1537, Prince Edward (the future Edward VI) was born. It had been a long and tiring labour for his mother, Queen Jane Seymour, but he was born healthy. He was born in Hampton Court Palace, Middlesex. … Continue reading

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Ladies-in-Waiting: Women Who Served at the Tudor Court – Book Review

Ladies-in-Waiting: Women Who Served at the Tudor Court is a book written by Victoria Sylvia Evans. This was an odd buy for me, as I had decided that I wouldn’t buy anything until after my birthday (21st August), but something … Continue reading

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The Six Wives of Henry VIII Series (1970) Review – Jane Seymour Episode

The episode starts off with Jane looking sick and being carried to meet her husband Henry and see her son’s christening. Already it is obvious that most of this story is going to be shown in a flashback and quickly … 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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