The Seymour Panther was named after Jane Seymour. The beast was gifted to Jane by the King as a way to signify the union between the couple.
The Tudor Beasts
The Tudor Beasts (also know as the King's Beasts) are a series of heraldic statues, which flank the moat bridge at Hampton Court Palace. The ten statues represent King Henry VIII's Tudor ancestry and his marriage to his third wife, Jane Seymour.