The poignant story of King Henry VIII and his third wife, Jane Seymour. From the author of the bestselling The Queen’s Midwife.
This gripping novel charts the relationship of Henry VIII and the only woman he truly loved. After the execution of the unpopular Anne Boleyn, Henry turns to Jane Seymour to give him the male heir he so desperately seeks.
Through Jane’s gentle but persuasive personality, and her love of children – including the Princesses Mary and Elizabeth, and Henry FitzRoy – he finds a surprising contentment. But tragedy awaits which will have a lasting impact on the future of the country’s religion and monarchy.