[10] The first report of Henry's interest in Jane was in February 1536, about three months before Anne's execution.[11]. "[9], Jane became a maid-of-honour in 1532 to Queen Catherine, but may have served her as early as 1527, and went on to serve Queen Anne with her sister Elizabeth. She brought up the issue of Mary's restoration both before and after she became queen. [6] Because of this, she and King Henry VIII were fifth cousins. We use cookies to understand how you use our site and to improve your experience. [4] Her birth date is not recorded; various accounts use anywhere from 1504 to 1509,[5] but it is generally estimated around 1508. [18] Weir has also speculated, after medical consultation, that the cause of her death was a pulmonary embolism. The lavish entertainments, gaiety, and extravagance of the queen's household, which had reached its peak during Anne Boleyn's time, was replaced by strict decorum. Within a few weeks, there were conflicting accounts of the cause of her death. Als Jane Seymour nun Königin wurde, war Mary 20 Jahre alt. She was the only wife of the King to receive a queen's funeral, and his only consort to be buried beside him in St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle. Arthur Unger collection of recorded interviews [sound recording], National Archives and Records Administration. [18] Her only reported involvement in national affairs, in 1536, was when she asked for pardons for participants in the Pilgrimage of Grace. [28] She was the only one of Henry's wives to receive a queen's funeral. [18], This article is about the queen. Institute of Museum and Library Services Jane put forth much effort to restore Mary to court and to the royal succession, behind any children she might have with Henry. According to Alison Weir, she may have succumbed to puerperal fever following a bacterial infection contracted during the birth. [24] Edward was christened on 15 October 1537, without his mother in attendance, as was the custom. For the English actress, see, Spouses of debatable or disputed rulers are in. "[13] Polydore Vergil commented that she was "a woman of the utmost charm in both character and appearance. In the reign of the young King Edward VI, Edward set himself up as Lord Protector and de facto ruler of the kingdom. By continuing to use our site, you accept our use of cookies, Bibliographic and Digital Archival Resources. She succeeded—where Henry’s previous wives had failed—in providing a legitimate male heir to the throne. She could read and write a little, but was much better at needlework and household management, which were considered much more necessary for women. [22] She went into confinement in September 1537 and gave birth to the coveted male heir, the future King Edward VI, at two o'clock in the morning[23] on 12 October 1537 at Hampton Court Palace. Jane Seymour (c. 1508 – 24 October 1537), also known as Jane Semel, was Queen of England from 1536 to 1537 as the third wife of King Henry VIII.She succeeded Anne Boleyn as queen consort following the latter's execution in May 1536. The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation SNAC is a discovery service for persons, families, and organizations found within archival collections at cultural heritage institutions. ), treća žena engleskog kralja Henrika VIII. [19][better source needed] Her motto as a queen was Bound to obey and serve. [21] In January 1537, Jane conceived again. During her pregnancy, she developed a craving for quail, which Henry ordered for her from Calais and Flanders. Jane was highly praised for her gentle, peaceful nature, being called as "gentle a lady as ever I knew" by John Russell and "the Pacific" by the Imperial Ambassador Eustace Chapuys for her peacemaking efforts at court. While it was she who first pushed for the restoration, Mary and Elizabeth were not reinstated to the succession until Henry's sixth wife, Catherine Parr, convinced him to do so. He married Anne of Cleves two years later, although marriage negotiations were tentatively begun soon after Jane's death. Both of his daughters, Mary and Elizabeth, were present and carried Edward's train during the ceremony.[25]. As a wedding gift he granted her 104 manors in four counties as well as a number of forests and hunting chases for her jointure, the income to support her during their marriage. Jane Seymour (c. 1508 – 24 October 1537), also known as Jane Semel,[2] was Queen of England from 1536 to 1537 as the third wife of King Henry VIII. Her well-publicised sympathy for the late Queen Catherine and her daughter Mary showed her to be compassionate and made her a popular figure with the common people and most of the courtiers. As queen, Jane was said to be strict and formal. Henry VIII was betrothed to Jane on 20 May 1536, the day after Anne Boleyn's execution. Charters, cartularies, &c. Letters and papers, supplementary. The New York Public Library. When he died in 1547, he was buried beside her, on his request, in the grave he had made for her. A letter from Mary to her shows Mary's gratitude. Jane, the daughter of Sir John Seymour and Margery Wentworth, was most likely born at Wulfhall, Wiltshire,[3] although West Bower Manor in Somerset has also been suggested. According to King Edward's biographer Jennifer Loach, her death may have been due to an infection from a retained placenta. Jana Seymour (angleško Jane Seymour), angleška kraljica, * med 1507 in 1509, verjetno Wiltshire, † 24. oktober 1537, Hampton Court Palace, London. [26] After the christening, it became clear that she was seriously ill.[27] She died on 24 October 1537 at Hampton Court Palace. Mary weigerte sich jahrelang, und der Druck auf Mary wuchs. [30] Two of her brothers, Thomas and Edward, used her memory to improve their own fortunes. Jane Seymour (1508. ili 1509.– 24.listopada 1537. [8] Her needlework was reportedly beautiful and elaborate; some of it survived as late as 1652, when it is recorded to have been given to the Seymour family. Sie war die Schwester von Thomas Seymour und Edward Seymour. Both eventually fell from power, and were executed. [18], After her death, Henry wore black for the next three months. [16] She was never crowned because of plague in London, where the coronation was to take place. Dieser wies sie zurecht, Jane solle sich besser um die Zukunft ihrer eigenen Kinder sorgen, nicht die der Kinder anderer Frauen. Jane's labour had been difficult, lasting two days and three nights, probably because the baby was not well positioned. David Starkey, Six Wives: The Queens of Henry VIII, p.585-586, The Manuscripts of His Grace the Duke of Rutland: Letters and papers, 1440-1797 (v.3 mainly correspondence of the fourth Duke of Rutland). While she was unable to restore Mary to the line of succession, she was able to reconcile her with Henry. A procession of 29 mourners followed Mary, one for every year of Jane's life. [17] Chapuys wrote to Emperor Charles V of her compassion and efforts on behalf of Mary's return to favour. [20], By Christmas 1536, Jane was pregnant, but she lost the child. H.M. Stationery Office, 1888, p 310, "Jane Seymour – Facts, Biography, Information & Portraits", "Jane Seymour: Third Wife of Henry VIII of England", "The Six Wives of Henry VIII: Jane Seymour", "BFI Screenonline: Henry VIII and His Six Wives (1972)", "Wolf Hall Part One – IBDB: The official source for Broadway Information", "Ex-EastEnders star Charlie Clements is eyeing up Game Of Thrones", "Fiction Book Review: Jane the Quene by Janet Wertman. Collection of heraldic antiquities [manuscript] : copies of pedigrees, etc., mostly in British Museum, 1826. Jane was buried on 12 November 1537 in St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle after the funeral in which her stepdaughter Mary acted as chief mourner. She also shared a great-grandmother, Elizabeth Cheney, with his second and fifth wives, Anne Boleyn and Catherine Howard. Jane Seymour (um 1509-1537) Keine zwei Jahre waren der um 1508/09 geborenen Jane Seymour vergönnt, als Herrscherin an der Seite des englischen Königs Heinrich VIII. Jane bemühte sich um ein gutes Verhältnis zu Mary und setzte sich auch bei Heinrich für Mary ein. Jane Seymour war das fünfte von zehn Kindern und die älteste Tochter Sir John Seymours von Wiltshire († 1536) und Margaret Wentworths († 1550). Politically, Jane appears to have been conservative. Tudor documents, 1550-1602. [15] She was publicly proclaimed queen on 4 June 1536. Henry may have been reluctant to have her crowned before she had fulfilled her duty as a queen consort by bearing him a male heir.[17]. He was the only legitimate son of Henry VIII to survive infancy. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound. [12] According to Chapuys, she was of middling stature and very pale; he also said that she was not of much beauty, but Russell said she was "the fairest of all the King's wives. Aus ihrem frühen Leben ist nicht viel bekannt. Historians have speculated she was his favourite wife because she gave birth to a male heir. [3] Through her maternal grandfather, she was a descendant of King Edward III's son Lionel of Antwerp, 1st Duke of Clarence. Jane Seymour, third wife of King Henry VIII of England and mother of King Edward VI. The future Edward VI was born on October 12, 1537, but Jane died 12 days later. Sharlett, William. She died of postnatal complications less than two weeks after the birth of her only child, a son who became King Edward VI. v.4. Permalink: http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w63r3x13, Jane Seymour, Queen, consort of Henry VIII, King of England, 1509?-1537. Jane erwiderte jedoch, sie sei nur um den Frieden innerhalb der königlichen … He put on weight during his widowerhood, becoming obese and swollen and developing diabetes and gout. She succeeded Anne Boleyn as queen consort following the latter's execution in May 1536. Janet Wertman, $11.57 trade paper (280p) ISBN 978-0-9971338-1-3", "Book Review: Jane Seymour: Henry VIII's True Love by Elizabeth Norton", "The death of Queen Jane: ballad, history, and propaganda", "The Toughest Scene I Wrote: The Coen Brothers on Inside Llewyn Davis", "The death of Jane Seymour – a Midwife's view", A quick overview of Jane's life, with a good portrait gallery as well, A more in-depth historical look at Jane's life and times, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Jane_Seymour&oldid=989860482, Burials at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Short description is different from Wikidata, Articles lacking reliable references from May 2014, Wikipedia articles with SELIBR identifiers, Wikipedia articles with SNAC-ID identifiers, Wikipedia articles with SUDOC identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, In 1969, Lesley Paterson portrayed Jane briefly in, In 1972, this interpretation was repeated in the film, Seymour is a supporting character in the 2003 BBC television drama, Jane Seymour is portrayed in the stage adaptation of, Lucy Telleck played Seymour opposite Charlie Clements as Henry VIII in Suzannah Lipscomb and Dan Jones, Appears as a lady serving both Catherine of Aragon and Anne Boleyn in, This page was last edited on 21 November 2020, at 13:03. Sie verbrachte zahlreiche Jahre in Ausgestoßenheit und verbitterte bereits als Teenager. (1491 – 1547) zu leben. She banned the French fashions Anne had introduced. Henry is said to have rejected this, reminding her of the fate her predecessor met with when she "meddled in his affairs". [18], Jane gave the King the son he so desperately desired, helped to restore Mary to the succession and her father's affections, and used her influence to bring about the advancement of her family.