Jane Seymour, Queen, consort of Henry VIII, King of England, 1509?-1537

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Jane Seymour was Queen of England as the third wife of King Henry VIII of England from their marriage on 30 May 1536 until her death the next year. She became queen following the execution of Henry's second wife, Anne Boleyn. She died of postnatal complications less than two weeks after the birth of her only child, the future King Edward VI. She was the only wife of Henry to receive a queen's funeral or to be buried beside him in St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle.
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referencedIn Draft typescripts of The Six wives of Henry VIII, 1991-1992 British Library
referencedIn Willement, Thomas, 1786-1871. Collection of heraldic antiquities [manuscript] : copies of pedigrees, etc., mostly in British Museum, 1826. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Arthur Unger collection of recorded interviews [sound recording] The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
referencedIn Sharlett, William. Tudor documents, 1550-1602. Dartmouth College Library
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Hampton ENG GB
England ENG GB




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