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Elizabeth Blount

1500 - 1539

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Elizabeth Blount (c. 1498/c. 1500/c. 1502 – 1540), commonly known during her lifetime as Bessie Blount, was a mistress of Henry VIII of England. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elizabeth Blount has received more than 1,567,387 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Elizabeth Blount is the 1,042nd most popular religious figure (up from 1,154th in 2019), the 1,157th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,392nd in 2019) and the 28th most popular British Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Elizabeth Blount ranks 1,042 out of 2,238Before her are Antipope Gregory VI, Ikkyū, Patriarch Tikhon of Moscow, Urraca of Zamora, Nahshon, and Pamphilus of Caesarea. After her are Anthony Mary Claret, Meletius of Antioch, Charles of Austria, Bishop of Wroclaw, Ibn Babawayh, Adhemar of Le Puy, and Accursius.

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Among people born in 1500, Elizabeth Blount ranks 19Before her are John of Ávila, Çandarlı Halil Pasha the Younger, Reginald Pole, Afanasy Nikitin, Paris Bordone, and Sinan Pasha. After her are Francisco Serrão, Francisco Hernández de Córdoba, Abu'l-Hasan Ali of Granada, Nuno Gonçalves, Francisco de Bobadilla, and Fernão do Pó. Among people deceased in 1539, Elizabeth Blount ranks 8Before her are Guru Nanak, Isabella d'Este, Ayas Mehmed Pasha, Ferdinand Columbus, Thomas Boleyn, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, and George, Duke of Saxony. After her are Anthony Maria Zaccaria, John III, Duke of Cleves, Ottaviano Petrucci, Il Pordenone, Pierre Gringore, and Vannoccio Biringuccio.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Elizabeth Blount ranks 1,157 out of 7,765Before her are James Black (1924), William Adelin (1103), George Boleyn, 2nd Viscount Rochford (1504), Jimmy Greaves (1940), George Canning (1770), and Leopold Stokowski (1882). After her are Paul Scofield (1922), Alfonso de Portago (1928), Glenn Hughes (1951), Albert Hammond (1944), Claude Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne (1855), and Mary Leakey (1913).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In United Kingdom

Among religious figures born in United Kingdom, Elizabeth Blount ranks 28Before her are Stephen Harding (1059), Henry (1100), William Booth (1829), John Fisher (1469), George Fox (1624), and Annie Chapman (1841). After her are Hudson Taylor (1832), Catherine Eddowes (1842), Keith O'Brien (1938), Gildas (500), Simon Stock (1164), and John Ball (1338).