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Sir William Boleyn
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Birth: 1451, England
Death: Oct. 10, 1505, England

A son of Geoffry Boleyn and Anne Hoo, Sir William Boleyn was born at Bickling Hall, Norfolk, England. He married Lady Margaret Butler, daughter of Thomas Butler, Earl of Ormonde. They had ten children, among them Anne Boleyn (1475-1556, m. Sir John Shelton) and Sir Thomas Boleyn (m. Lady Elizabeth Howard). Sir William was, therefore, the paternal grandfather of Queen Anne Boleyn (d.1536) and great grandfather of Queen Elizabeth I (1533-1603).

Geoffrey stated in his will, "My body to be buried in the Cathedral of Norwich, near the sepulture of Dame Ann Boleyn, my mother..." 
 
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 Parents:
  Geoffrey Boleyn (1406 - 1463)
  Anne Hoo Boleyn (1425 - 1484)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Butler Boleyn (1454 - 1539)*
 
 Children:
  Alice Boleyn Clere (____ - 1538)*
  Anne Boleyn Shelton (1475 - 1556)*
  Anne Boleyn (1476 - 1479)*
  Thomas Boleyn (1477 - 1538)*
  Margaret Boleyn Sackville (1489 - ____)*
 
 Sibling:
  Thomas Boleyn (____ - 1471)*
  William Boleyn (1451 - 1505)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Norwich Cathedral
Norwich
City of Norwich
Norfolk, England
 
Created by: John Field Pankow
Record added: Dec 21, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32329893
Sir William Boleyn
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Rest in God, 15th Great-grandfather.
- Angela
 Added: Apr. 6, 2015
Great-great-grandfather RIP.
- Kristi Shawhan
 Added: Feb. 28, 2015

- Connie (Cross) Krueger
 Added: Feb. 27, 2015
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