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A lost portrait of one of King Henry VIII's wives that has hung in a sitting room for over a century has been valued at £30,000 - after tests proved it was painted during her lifetime.<br />
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The family who owned the unsigned oil painting of Jane Seymour, the third wife of the Tudor monarch, always assumed it was a late Victorian copy.<br />
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But following the death last year of its lady owner, experts were called to value the contents of her home in Cambridge and took a liking to the 25ins by 16ins