Thomas Boleyn KG
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Thomas Boleyn KG (1477 - 1539)

Sir Thomas "1st Earl of Wiltshire" Boleyn KG
Born in Blickling, Norfolk, Englandmap
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Husband of — married before 1499 in Blickling, Norfolk, Englandmap
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Died in Hever Castle, Kent, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 3 Aug 2008
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Thomas Boleyn was the principal heir and a co-Executor of the will of his father, Sir William Boleyn KB, the will made on 08 Oct 1505 and proved on 27 Nov 1505[1].

He was created 1st Earl of Wiltshire [England] on 8 December 1529 and 1st Earl of Ormonde [Ireland] on 8 December 1529.


  1. Will of Sir William Boleyn of Blikling Norfolk. 27 Nov 1505. PROB 11/14/790. National Archives.

See also:

  • "Royal Ancestry" 2013 by Douglas Richardson Vol. II. p. 56
  • "Royal Ancestry" 2013 by Douglas Richardson Vol. III. p. 339
  • Weis, Frederick Lewis, Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists who Came to America Before 1700, 7th ed., Baltimore MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1992. Access online (search only) at GoogleBooks, Line 120, p.107.

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Styles and honours

Sir Thomas Boleyn KG KB (1523–1525) The Rt. Hon. The Viscount Rochford KG (1525–1527) The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Wiltshire and of Ormond KG KB (8 December 1529[19]–1539)

Note: on 22 February 1538, the earldom of Ormond was restored to Piers Butler, 8th Earl of Ormond.

posted by John Akard III
Richardson, Douglas: Plantagenet Ancestry, 2nd edn. (2011), 3 vols, Volume 1, page 459, BUTLER 15.
posted by RJ Horace