A pivotal period in the history of the early modern world was King Henry VIII’s schism with the Roman Catholic Church and the English Reformation it sparked. 1,394 more words
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Picture is of St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, where Jane is buried
On This Day 24th October 1537
On 24th October 1537, Jane Seymour died at Hampton Court, twelve days after an excruciating labour had brought forth Henry VIII’s heir. 203 more words
Henry VIII could not father male children.
I hear this sentence stated as fact quite regularly. Yes, the sex of child is determined by the father’s sperm (male are XY and female are XX, lending that the father must give an Y chromosome). 324 more words