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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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Jane Seymour with Nicolas Carew


nlike Henry's first two wives, Jane was not highly educated. In fact, she could only read and write her name. She was not witty like Anne Boleyn, nor intelligent like Catherine of Aragon. She received the education typical for women of her time: needlework and household management. But after waiting on Catherine of Aragon and Anne Boleyn, Jane had learned much of the ways of Henry VIII's court. And had learned those lessons well. Throughout her rise to power, Jane Seymour would act with moderation, forethought and sense.

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