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William Boleyn (abt. 1487 - 1552)

William Boleyn
Born about in Norfolk, Englandmap
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Died in Stiffkey, Norfolk, Englandmap [uncertain]
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William Boleyn was a beneficiary of the will of his father, Sir William Boleyn, the will made on 08 Oct 1505 and proved on 27 Nov 1505[1]. The will indicated that William was under the age of 21 at the time the will was made.

William Boleyn became Archdeacon of Winchester and it is stated that he was buried at Blickling, Norfolk on 18 Dec 1571[2]. However, a more recent article[3] indicates that William Bulleyn, Archdeacon of Winchester, was buried on 06 Feb 1551/1552 at Stiffkey, Norfolk.


  1. Will of Sir William Boleyn of Blikling Norfolk. 27 Nov 1505. PROB 11/14/790. National Archives.
  2. Blomefield F and Parkin C Rev. (1807) An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk …. Vol VI. London. pp386-389.
  3. [1].

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