'Boleyn1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Boleyn (Bulleyne) of Blickling, Boleyn of Rochford, Boleyn of Salle

Much of the following was initially included within BZmisc05, then being based on the web site 'TUDOR'. It was reworked on 17.10.11 using input from Visitation & TCP and reworked again on 08.12.14 using RHG.
Simon de Boleyne, 1st of Salle, Norfolk (a 1252) apparently father of ...
1. John Boleyn of Salle (a 1283)
  A. John Boleyn
  i. Thomas Boleyn of Salle (d 1382?)
a. John Boleyn of Salle the first mentioned by Visitation
  (1) John Boleyn of Salle (d
  m. Jane Bracton (dau/coheir of Sir John Bracton) named by Visitation, no wife shown by RHG, confusion with next generation?
(A) Geoffrey Boleyn of Salle (d 1440) this generation given by RHG, omitted by Visitation
  m. Alice Bracton (dau of Sir John Bracton)
  (i) Sir Geoffrey Boleyn of Blickling (Norfolk), Lord Mayor of London (d 1463) the first mentioned by TCP
  m1. Dionise
  m2. Anne Hoo (dau of Sir Thomas Hoo, Lord of Hoo & Hastings)
  (a) Sir Thomas Boleyn of Salle (dsp 30.04.1471)
(b) Sir William Boleyn of Blickling (d 1505)
  m. Margaret or Mary Butler (dau/coheir of Thomas Butler, Earl of Ormond)
  ((1)) Sir Thomas Boleyn of Blickling & Hever, Viscount Rochford, Earl of Wiltshire, Earl of Ormond (b 1477, d 12.03.1538/9)
  m. (c1500) Elizabeth Howard (d 03.04.1538, dau of Thomas Howard, 2nd Duke of Norfolk)
  ((A)) George Boleyn, Viscount Rochford (dvp beheaded 17.05.1536)
  m. (by 1526) Jane Parker (beheaded 13.02.1541/2, dau of Henry Parker, Lord Morley)
  ((B)) Mary Boleyn (b 1504, d 19.07.1534)
  m1. William Carey (d 22.06.1528)
  m2. (c1528) William Stafford of Grafton
p. Henry Tudor, King Henry VIII of England (b 28.06.1491, d 28.01.1547)
  ((C)) Anne Boleyn (beheaded 19.05.1536)
  m. (1532-33) Henry Tudor, King Henry VIII of England (b 28.06.1491, d 28.01.1547)
  ((2)) Sir Edward Boleyn of Blickling (a 1536)
  m. Ann Tempest (dau/coheir of Sir John Tempest)
  Visitation shows Ann's father as son of Sir Robert by Catherine, dau/coheir of Lyonell, Lord Welles, by Cicely, sister/heir of Sir Robert Waterton. However, BE1883 shows that that Sir Robert Tempest had only 2 sons by Catherine Welles (John & Thomas) who dsp. 'TUDOR' suggests that Sir John Tempest was 'of Great Houghton'.
  ((A)) Edward Boleyn (dsp)
  ((B)) Mary Boleyn
  m. James Brampton
  ((C)) Elizabeth Boleyn
  m. Thomas Payne
((D)) Ursula Boleyn
  m. William Pigg
  ((E)) Ann Boleyn shown by Visitation but not by RHG
  m1. _ Chadwell
  m2. _ Whinborough
  ((3)) Sir James Boleyn of Blickling (d 1561)
  ((4)) Alice Boleyn
  m. Sir Robert (not Thomas) Clere
  ((5)) Anne Boleyn
m. Sir John (not William) Shelton of Shelton (d 1556)
  ((6)) Margaret Boleyn
  m. (1512) Sir John (not Thomas) Sackville (d 1557)
  ((7)) Jane (or Amy) Boleyn shown by Visitation (as 2nd Anne) but not by RHG
  m. Sir Philip Calthrop
  ((8))+ other issue - Arthur (d 1493), William (cleric)
  (c) Simon Boleyn (priest)
  (d) Isabell Boleyn
  m. Sir William Cheyney of Shippey
  (e) Ann Boleyn
  m. Sir Henry Heydon
  (f) Alice Boleyn
m. Sir John Fortescue
  (ii) William Bullen shown by Visitation but not by RHG
  m. _ Seyton
  (a) William Bullen
  m. _ Seyton
  ((1)) William Bullen
  m. Alice Trevett (heir)
  ((A)) William Bullen
  m. Agnes Ifeld (dau of John Ifeld of Holden by ?? Place)
  ((i)) Margaret Bullen
  m. Sir Thomas Ridley
  ((B))+ other issue - Robert, Richard
  ((2)) John Bullen (dsp)
  (b) Francis Bullen (Abbot of Ramsey)
  (iii) John Bullen shown by Visitation but not by RHG
  (iv) Cecily Boleyn (b c1408, d unm 1458) shown by RHG but not by Visitation

Main source(s): Visitation (Norfolk, 1563+1589+1613, 'Brampton', #170/64), RHG (Supplement, p830+) with some support from TCP (Ormond)
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