Jane Seymour (c. 1508 – 24 October 1537) was Queen of England as the third wife of King Henry VIII. She succeeded Anne Boleyn as queen consort in May 1536. She died of postnatal complications less than two weeks after the birth of her only child, a son who reigned as Edward VI. She was the only one of Henry's wives to receive a queen's funeral, and his only consort to be buried beside him in St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, as she was the only consort to have a male heir to survive…
As I was taught in school: Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived ~ Six Wives of Henry VIII (Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, Katherine Howard, and Catherine Parr)
Anne Boleyn ( /ˈbʊlɪn/, /bəˈlɪn/ or /bʊˈlɪn/); c.1501 – 19 May 1536) was Queen of England from 1533 to 1536 as the second wife of Henry VIII of England and Marquess of Pembroke in her own right. Henry's marriage to Anne, and her subsequent execution, made her a key figure in the political and religious upheaval that was the start of the English Reformation.
Inspired by the new Lucy Worsley BBC Tudor series, 'Six Wives', we have put together a collection featuring Henry VIII's six famous Tudor queens. Henry was King of England from 1509 until his death in 1547. His six wives were Katherine of Aragon (divorced), Anne Boleyn (beheaded), Jane Seymour (died), Anne of Cleves (divorced), Catherine Howard (beheaded) and Kateryn Parr, who survived him.
King Henry VIII was born on this day 28th June, 1491. King of England and second son of Henry VII he married six times, beheaded two wives, broke away from the Catholic Church to form the Church of England, executed Catholics who failed to recognize the church and executed Protestants who complained that he should execute more Catholics, yet he still managed to remain a popular King