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Mary Boleyn. Sister to Anne Boleyn and a mistress to King Henry VIII before he became interesed in Anne. She was also supposedly a mistress to Francois I of France. Mary was first married to William Carey who died of the sweat. She later married a man far below her rank, a soldier William Stafford causing them both to be banned from court.

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Mary Boleyn: the Mistress of Kings by Alison Weir. I love Alison Weir's biographies of famous women, and this one was exceptional.

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from Owlcation

King Henry VIII and His Six Wives—Love, Marriage, and Children

Mary Boleyn, King Henry VIII,mistress. Also Anne Boleyns sister.

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Catherine Carey, daughter of Mary Boleyn, niece of Anne Boleyn, possible daughter of Henry VIII

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William Carey - first husband of Mary Boleyn. My 13th Great Grandfather. However, as the story goes, there is speculation as to whether or not Mary's children Catherine and Henry were actually fathered by King Henry VIII during their affair. Catherine is my 12th Great Grandmother.

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Elizabeth Howard Boleyn, Anne and Mary Boleyns mother. How much does Elizabeth I resemble her grandmother?

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Hever Castle -The family home of Anne Boleyn

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death mask of anne boleyn - makes me wonder if they did this before or after her beheading????

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Elizabeth Taylor owned this teardrop-shaped pearl, it was once the property of both Anne Boelyn and Queen Mary Tudor of England. This stunning pearl is worth between $2 million and $3 million today. Richard Burton bought it at an auction in 1969 for $37,000, outbidding a member of the Spanish Royal family.

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Mary Boleyn did not visit her disgraced brother and sister whilst they were imprisoned ..George Boleyn was executed on the charge of treason and incest on May 17th 1536 ..On May 19th 1536 Anne Boleyn executed on Tower Hill ..Mary Boleyn lived her life with William Stafford away from the dangers of the court. She had another son and daughter by William Stafford ..Mary Boleyn died on July 19, 1543

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