Elizabeth Boleyn, Countess of Wiltshire

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About Elizabeth Boleyn, Countess of Wiltshire

other possible death year was 1537


"Elizabeth Boleyn, Countess of Wiltshire (c. 1480 – 3 April 1538), born Lady Elizabeth Howard, was the older of the two daughters of Thomas Howard, 2nd Duke of Norfolk and his first wife Elizabeth Tilney. Through her marriage, she held the titles of Countess of Wiltshire, Countess of Ormond and Viscountess Rochford. She is noted for being the mother of Anne Boleyn, who became the second wife of King Henry VIII of England. As such, she was also the maternal grandmother of Elizabeth I of England."








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Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, Who Came to America Before 1700: the Lineage of Alfred the Great, Charlemagne, Malcolm of Scotland, Robert the Strong, and Some of Their Descendants , p. 24 line 22:36

The Magna Charta Sureties, 1215: the barons named in the Magna Charta, 1215 and some of their descendants who settled in America 1607-1650 , p. 22 line 17:12, p. 83 line 64:11

Plantagenet Ancestry of Seventeenth-century Colonists: the Descent from the Later Plantagenet Kings of England, Henry III, Edward I, Edward II, and Edward III, of Emigrants from England and Wales to the North American Colonies Before 1701 , p. 61 BUTLER:4

Magna Carta Ancestry: A study in Colonial and Medieval Families , vol. 1 p. 386

The American Genealogist , vol. 18 p. 212

Ancestry of Percival Boyd, no. 56 Family History Library (FHL) : FHL book 929.242 B692

Pedigrees with Index of London Citizens, abt. 1600-1800, vol. 162 no. 16437, FHL microfilm 94563 Family
History Library (FHL) : FHL microfilms 94,515-94,593

An official genealogical and heraldic baronage of England: an account of the ancient nobility of this Realm - Duke, Earls, Marquesses, Viscounts, Barons by Patent, Barons by Writ and Barons by Tenure, from the time of the Norman conquest till the close of , chart no. 294 Howard, FHL microfilm 170065

The Wallop Family and Their Ancestry, vol. 1 p. 110, vol. 2 p. 447, 473 Family History Library (FHL) : FHL book Q 929.242 W159w; FHL microfilm 1696491 items 6-9

Burke's Guide to the Royal Family, p. 205 Family History Library (FHL) : FHl book 942 D22bgr

Memoir of the Butlers: Dukes, Marquises and Earls of Ormonde, compiled by Sir Bernard Burke, Ulster King of Arms. 1880, p. 30 Family History Library (FHL) : FHL microfilm 257807 item 4

The Visitation of Norfolk, Made and Taken by William Hervey, Anno 1563, Enlarged with Another Visitacion [Sic] Made by Clarenceux Cook: with Many Other Descents, and Also the Vissitation [Sic] Made by John Raven, Anno 1613, vol. 32 p. 163 Family History Library (FHL) : FHL book 942 B4h; FHL microfilm 162,058

Collins's Peerage of England, Genealogical, Biographical, and Historical, Greatly Augmented, and Continued to the Present Time, vol. 1 p. 80 Family History Library (FHL) : FHL book 942 D22be

Magna Carta Ancestry: A study in Colonial and Medieval Families, vol. 4 p. 63 Family History Library (FHL) :

The Victoria History of the Counties of Hertfordshire, vol. 3 p. 40 Family History Library (FHL) : FHL book Q 942 H2vher

The American Genealogist, vol. 18 p. 212 Family History Library (FHL) : FHL book 973 B2aga, D25aga

  • Elizabeth and Thomas were married shortly before 1499.
  • Elizabeth was Viscountess Rochford, Countess Ormond, and Countess of Wiltshire.
  • Elizabeth was the mother of Anne Boleyn, who became Queen Consort to King Henry VIII, and the maternal grandmother of Queen Elizabeth I.
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Elizabeth Boleyn, Countess of Wiltshire's Timeline

Norfolk, England (United Kingdom)
Blickling Hall, Blickling, Norfolk, England (United Kingdom)
May 1501
Blickling Hall, Norfolk, England (United Kingdom)
April 1504
Blickling, Norfolk, England
April 3, 1538
Age 58
Hever Castle, Hever, Kent, England (United Kingdom)
December 4, 1928
Age 58