24 October 1537 – Death of Queen Jane Seymour

| October 24, 2012

24 October 1537 – Death of Queen Jane Seymour

Just twelve days after giving birth to a baby boy, Prince Edward and the future Edward VI, Queen Jane Seymour died of suspected puerperal fever (childbed fever) at Hampton Court Palace. She had done her duty as queen, but it had cost her her life. Jane had seemed fine after the birth even though it […]