The Six Wives of Henry VIII
Catherine of Aragon Anne Boleyn Jane Seymour Anne of Cleves Catherine Howard Catherine Parr
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Jane Seymour
In Her Own Words:
"We be delivered and brought in childbed of a prince..."

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Henry Says:
"She has behaved in this matter very modestly."
- 1536 in reaction to Jane's rejection of his advances
Above: Charlotte Roach as Jane Seymour

Jane Seymour | 1508-1537

Jane's sweet and charming demeanor captured Henry's heart. Married just days after her predecessor's death, she was to become Henry's favorite wife. Jane, unlike any of Henry's other wives, gave Henry the one thing he wanted most -- a son, an act that would lead to her death.

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Jane Seymour
Lower right: Jane Seymour by Holbein the Younger

Intro Background Why choose this wife? Role as queen King vs. queen Love Life Children Ultimate fate