Jane Boleyn, Viscountess Rochford

1505 - 1542

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Jane Boleyn, Viscountess Rochford (née Jane Parker; c. 1505 – 13 February 1542), was the wife of the Viscount Rochford, brother of Anne Boleyn, the second wife of King Henry VIII. Jane had been a member of the household of Henry's first wife, Catherine of Aragon. It is possible that she played a role in the judgments against, and subsequent executions of, her husband and Anne Boleyn. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jane Boleyn, Viscountess Rochford has received more than 995,165 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Jane Boleyn, Viscountess Rochford is the 435th most popular companion (down from 433rd in 2019), the 1,283rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,354th in 2019) and the 41st most popular British Companion.

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Among companions, Jane Boleyn, Viscountess Rochford ranks 435 out of 687. Before her are Duchess Charlotte Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Narriman Sadek, Meketaten, Louise de Coligny, Maria Clementina Sobieska, and Irene of Montferrat. After her are Al-Muqtadi, Sitre, Abigail Adams, Adela of Flanders, Despina Khatun, and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands.

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Among people born in 1505, Jane Boleyn, Viscountess Rochford ranks 5Before her are Sokollu Mehmed Pasha, Mary of Hungary, Joachim II Hector, Elector of Brandenburg, and Andrea Amati. After her are Mikołaj Rej, Christoph Amberger, Juan de Valdés, Michel de l'Hôpital, Nikolaus Federmann, Lambert Lombard, and Christine of Saxony. Among people deceased in 1542, Jane Boleyn, Viscountess Rochford ranks 8Before her are James V of Scotland, Catherine Howard, 2nd Dalai Lama, Hernando de Soto, Lapu-Lapu, and Dosso Dossi. After her are Thomas Wyatt, Peter Henlein, Diego de Almagro II, Girolamo Aleandro, Ludwig Senfl, and Nikolaus Federmann.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Jane Boleyn, Viscountess Rochford ranks 1,283 out of 6,924. Before her are Robert Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood (1864), Steven Gerrard (1980), Antony Flew (1923), David Edward Hughes (1831), Tim Staffell (1948), and Hannah Chaplin (1865). After her are Joseph Paxton (1803), Jasper Tudor (1431), Catherine Eddowes (1842), William Caxton (1422), Sarah Brightman (1960), and Julian Glover (1935).

Among COMPANIONS In United Kingdom

Among companions born in United Kingdom, Jane Boleyn, Viscountess Rochford ranks 41Before her are Mary de Bohun (1369), Eadgyth (910), Anne Hyde (1637), Matilda of Scotland (1080), Elizabeth de Burgh (1289), and Sophie, Countess of Wessex (1965). After her are Charlotte, Princess Royal (1766), John Newton (1725), Joan of the Tower (1321), Joan of England, Queen of Scotland (1210), Mary Anne MacLeod Trump (1912), and Eleanor of England, Countess of Bar (1269).