Boleyn family

The Boleyns were 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 of Henry VIII and their daughter became Elizabeth I.

Noble house
The arms of the Boleyn family, showing 3 bull's heads on a white field
CountryKingdom of England, Kingdom of Ireland
Place of originNorfolk
Founded1283 (1283)
FounderJohn Boleyn
Final rulerAnne Boleyn
Final headGeorge Boleyn

Members of the family include:

Further reading

  • Julia Fox, Jane Boleyn:The Infamous Lady Rochford

Eric Ives, The Life and Death of Anne Boleyn

Family Tree

  1. Elizabeth Norton, 2013. The Boleyn Women, Amberley Publishing
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