4 June 1536 – Jane Seymour is Proclaimed Queen at Greenwich

| June 4, 2013

4 June 1536 – Jane Seymour is Proclaimed Queen at Greenwich

On this day in 1536, Whitsun, Henry VIII’s third wife, Jane Seymour, was proclaimed Queen at Greenwich. Chronicler Charles Wriothesley recorded this moment: “Also the 4th daie of June, being Whitsoundaie, the said Jane Seymor was proclaymed Queene at Greenewych, and went in procession, after the King, with a great traine of ladies followinge after […]