Just twelve days after giving birth to the son and heir that Henry VIII had long sought, Jane Seymour died of puerperal fever.
She had been fine – though understandably exhausted – right after the birth on October 12. 92 more words
In this post I will be covering two recent reads; the first two of the Thomas Cromwell series; Hillary Mantel’s ‘Wolf Hall’ and ‘Bring up the Bodies’. 1,569 more words