Jane Seymour’s Death – Age, Place, Cause, and More!

Jane Seymour died at age 29, too young. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding princess Jane Seymour's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Third wife of King Henry VIII who left him a male heir, but at the cost of her own life. She was the only one of Henry’s wives to receive a queen’s funeral and be buried beside him.

After King Henry took a liking to her, he dispatched his then-wife Anne Boleyn on trumped-up treason charges.

She was a lady in waiting of Anne Boleyn, which is how King Henry came to know her in the first place.

How did Jane Seymour die?

Jane Seymour's death was caused by postpartum period.

She died of postnatal complications less than two weeks after the birth of her only child, the future King Edward VI. She was the only wife of Henry to receive a queen’s funeral or to be buried beside him in St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle.

Information about the death of Jane Seymour
Cause of deathPostpartum period
Age of death29 years
BirthdayMay 30, 1508
Death dateOctober 24, 1537
Place of deathHampton Court Palace, Molesey, United Kingdom
Place of burialSt George's Chapel, Windsor, United Kingdom


"You cannot do everything at once, so find people you trust to help you. And don't be afraid to say no."

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"I don't let the children watch TV on weeknights. They practice playing musical instruments instead. Both my sons play piano, drums and guitar, so my husband and I listen to them in the evening."

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"I've had two terrific relationships, but both ended in marriage."

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"When I was growing up, my mother, who had been through a lot of terrible things in life, taught me that when life is tough your instinct is to close your heart. But if you can accept what happened and reach out to someone, there will always be someone less fortunate, or someone that can bring a solution and help your life."

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"People always think that because of 'Dr. Quinn' that I just play nice family stuff. But the truth of the matter is that 'East of Eden' was a very successful thing for me in the past. I've played a lot of very evil people in my time."

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