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Mary Boleyn – Royal Mistress and Reformer?

This article was written by Christine. You can also follow Christine on her YouTube channel, The History Gal. Who Was Mary? So frequently, Mary Boleyn is painted as the unsuccessful Boleyn sister, overshadowed by the infamous reputation of her sister, Anne. Others have suggested that Mary’s main storyline in history was as a royal mistress [read more]

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Anne Boleyn

Anne Boleyn – The road to becoming Queen

Youth Anne Boleyn was most likely born in Blickling in either 1501 or 1507. Eric Ives believes that the earlier date is correct.Her father Thomas was the son of Sir William Boleyn of Blickling and her mother Elizabeth was the daughter of Thomas Howard, Earl of Surrey, later Duke of Norfolk. In 1503, Thomas escorted [read more]