Jane Seymour: Henry VIII's True Love

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Amberley Publishing, 2009 - Great Britain - 191 pages
The first ever biography of Jane Seymour, Henry VIII's third wife, who died in childbirth giving the king what he craved most - a son and heir.Jane Seymour is often portrayed as meek and mild and as the most successful, but one of the least significant, of Henry VIII's wives. The real Jane was a very different character, demure and submissive yet with a ruthless streak - as Anne Boleyn was being tried for treason, Jane was choosing her wedding dress. From the lowliest origins of any of Henry's wives her rise shows an ambition every bit as great as Anne's. Elizabeth Norton tells the thrilling life of a country girl from rural Wiltshire who rose to the throne of England and became the ideal Tudor woman.

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The author covered her life as best she could because Jane Seymour is the lest documented of all Henry's queens. The author made many assumptions about what Jane might have thought or felt because there were no surviving records. Read full review

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Jane Seymour is my faviorte because she had a son that anyone could ever want but king henry viii loved his wife and his son called Edward saldy Jane Seymour died after the baby was born 12 years :-) then came Anne of cleves when she came to henry loved her but Anne of cleves was ugly and semly and looked like a hourse so henry decided to divorce her that means she that you brake up with some body and don't wasn't them anymore :-) then came :-) khathrine Howard with Henry they were OK when henry found out that she had a secret boyfriend so she got beahed means that you get your head chopped of:-) then came khathrine parr which survived :-) then camechatrine of Aragon who was a Spanish prinsse who got divorced:-) then came Anne Boleyn who had a extre finger all together it make 11 fingers all together :-)  


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About the author (2009)

Elizabeth Norton gained her first degree from the University of Cambridge, and her Masters from the University of Oxford. She has written many books on the Tudors and England's Queens for Amberley. She lives in Kingston Upon Thames.

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