As the month of May is the anniversary of the marriage of King Henry VIII and Jane Seymour on 30th May 1536, I thought I’d test your knowledge of Queen Jane Seymour with a fun quiz.
#1. The Seymour family home, Wulfhall, is in this English county.
#2. Jane's father was Sir John Seymour, but who was her mother?
#3. True or false: Jane shared a great-grandmother with both Anne Boleyn and Catherine Howard?
They shared a great-grandmother, Elizabeth Cheney.
#4. Who was sceptical of Jane's virginity, as she had "long frequented the Court"?
#5. Where did the marriage of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour take place?
#6. During her pregnancy, Jane developed a craving for .......
#7. True or false: Jane's motto was God send me well to keep?
Her motto was “Bound to obey and serve”. Anne of Cleves had “God send me well to keep”.
#8. Jane Seymour used the phoenix on her royal badge, but which of these heraldic beasts did she also use?
#9. True or false: Jane's remains were buried at St George's Chapel, Windsor, but her heart was buried elsewhere?
Her heart was buried in the chapel royal at Hampton Court Palace.