Mary Boleyn

1499 - 1543

Mary Boleyn

Mary Boleyn, also known as Lady Mary (c. 1499/1500 – 19 July 1543), was the sister of English queen consort Anne Boleyn, whose family enjoyed considerable influence during the reign of King Henry VIII. Mary was one of the mistresses of Henry VIII for an unknown period of time. It has been rumoured that she bore two of the king's children, though Henry did not acknowledge either of them as he had acknowledged Henry FitzRoy, his son by another mistress, Elizabeth Blount. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mary Boleyn has received more than 3,548,065 page views. Her biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 67th most popular companion.

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Among companions, Mary Boleyn ranks 66 out of 586Before her are Claude of France, Catherine Parr, Ingrid of Sweden, Isabella of Portugal, Elisabeth of Austria, Queen of France, and Astrid of Sweden. After her are Maria Feodorovna, Hafsa bint Umar, Poppaea Sabina, Mary Tudor, Queen of France, Alexandra Feodorovna, and Hecuba.

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Among people born in 1499, Mary Boleyn ranks 5Before her are Pope Pius IV, Diane de Poitiers, Niccolò Fontana Tartaglia, and Claude of France. After her are Giulio Romano, Peter of Alcantara, Bernardino de Sahagún, Claude Garamond, Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo, Mirza Muhammad Haidar Dughlat, and Peter Martyr Vermigli. Among people deceased in 1543, Mary Boleyn ranks 2Before her is Nicolaus Copernicus. After her are Afonso I of Kongo, Johann Eck, Al-Mutawakkil III, Ahmad ibn Ibrahim al-Ghazi, George, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo, Melchior Hoffman, and Francesco Granacci.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Mary Boleyn ranks 257 out of 5,347Before her are Keith Richards (1943), Peter Ustinov (1921), Benjamin Disraeli (1804), Anthony Eden (1897), C. F. Powell (1903), and Edward Gibbon (1737). After her are Roger Waters (1943), John Venn (1834), David Gilmour (1946), Ken Loach (1936), Richard Trevithick (1771), and Emmeline Pankhurst (1858).

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Among companions born in United Kingdom, Mary Boleyn ranks 9Before her are Princess Helena of the United Kingdom (1846), Victoria, Princess Royal (1840), Elizabeth of York (1466), Mordred (null), Catherine Howard (1523), and Catherine Parr (1512). After her are Mary Tudor, Queen of France (1496), Anne Hathaway (1556), Margaret Tudor (1489), Elizabeth Woodville (1437), Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester (1901), and Mary of Teck (1867).