William Boleyn

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Sir William Boleyn, KB (1451 – 10 October 1505) of Blickling Hall in Norfolk and Hever Castle in Kent, was a wealthy and powerful landowner who served as Sheriff of Kent in 1489 and as Sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk in 1500.[1] He was the father of Thomas Boleyn, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, whose daughter was Queen Anne Boleyn, the second wife of King Henry VIII.[2][3][4]

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William Boleyn
Born1451
Blickling, Norfolk, England
Died10 October 1505 (aged 5354)
SpouseMargaret Butler
ChildrenAnne, Lady Shelton
Thomas Boleyn, 1st Earl of Wiltshire
John Boleyn
Anthony Boleyn
Jane, Lady Calthorpe
Alice, Lady Clere
Margaret Sackville
William Boleyn
Sir James Boleyn
Sir Edward Boleyn
Parent(s)Sir Geoffrey Boleyn
Anne Hoo
RelativesQueen (Consort) Anne Boleyn (granddaughter)
Queen Elizabeth I of England
(great-granddaughter)
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