Boleyn family

The Boleyn family was a prominent English family in the gentry and aristocracy. They reached the peak of their influence during the Tudor period, when Anne Boleyn became the second wife and queen consort of Henry VIII, their daughter being the future Elizabeth I.

Noble house
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The arms of the Boleyn family, showing three bull's heads on a white field
CountryKingdom of England
Place of originNorfolk
Founded1283 (1283)
FounderJohn Boleyn
Final headThomas Boleyn
Dissolution1539 (1539)

Notable membersEdit

Members of the family include:

Further readingEdit

  • Julia Fox, Jane Boleyn: The Infamous Lady Rochford
  • Eric Ives, The Life and Death of Anne Boleyn
  • Elizabeth Norton, The Boleyn Women

Family TreeEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q Elizabeth Norton, 2013. The Boleyn Women, Amberley Publishing