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The Six Wives of Henry VIII
Catherine of Aragon Anne Boleyn Jane Seymour Anne of Cleves Catherine Howard Catherine Parr
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days after Mary's birth, Catherine Parr died and Mary Seymour's life story began to fade into obscurity.

Within six months, her father was executed for sedition and his properties forfeited to the crown. Mary was sent to live with her mother's friend, the Duchess of Suffolk, for whom the financial burden of the tiny baby's household proved exorbitant. A year and a half later, Mary's property was restored to her by act of parliament, but, by all accounts, she did not live to enjoy it.




The last recorded mention of Mary is on the eve of her second birthday on August 30, 1550. She then vanished from recorded history. Though stories circulated that Mary Seymour eventually married and set up a family of her own, most historians believe that she died in infancy.



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