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Thomas Boleyn (abt. 1403 - 1472)

Thomas Boleyn
Born about in Norfolkmap [uncertain]
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Died in Wells, Somerset, Englandmap
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In a legal case of 1463, Thomas, as the son and heir of Geoffrey Boleyn claimed the Manor of Calthorpe, Norfolk[1].

He became a priest in 1421; was one of six men selected in 1446 by Henry VI to draft the statutes for Queens College, Cambridge; and became Master of Gonville Hall, Cambridge, in 1454[1].

Thomas Boleyn was Precentor of Wells Cathedral from 1451-1472.

'Maister' Thomas Boleyn was an Overseer of the will of his brother, Geoffrey Boleyn, Citizen, Mercer and Alderman of the City of London, the will made on 14 Jun 1463 and proved on 02 Jul 1463[2].

He died in 1472[1] and his tomb is in Wells Cathedral in Somerset.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Norton Elizabeth (2013) The Boleyn Women. Amberley Publishing.
  2. Gurney D Esq (1858) Supplement to the Record of the House of Gournay.

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