English succession will pass to children of Jane Seymour (50 words)

Historical Context Note

Download PDF Save to Bookshelf Share on Facebook Tweet Report an Error


The English Parliament meets, sitting until 18th July, and settles the succession on the future children of Henry by Jane Seymour, thus nullifying the previous Act of Succession of 1534, which granted it to the issue of Anne Boleyn. This new Act declares both Princesses Mary and Elizabeth to be illegitimate.

We have have no profile for this entry. If you are a qualified scholar and you wish to write for The Literary Encyclopedia, please click here to contact us.

Editors. "English succession will pass to children of Jane Seymour". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14559, accessed 20 July 2018.]

Save this article

If you need to create a new bookshelf to save this article in, please make sure that you are logged in, then go to your 'Account' here.