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Edward Boleyn Kt (abt. 1482)

Sir Edward Boleyn Kt
Born about in Norfolk, Englandmap [uncertain]
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Edward 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]. As the will referred to Edward's brother, William, as being under the age of 21 at the time the will was made, but did not make a similar statement for Edward, it is presumed that Edward was born before 1485.

"Sir Edward Boleyn, Knt. of Blickling, married Anne, daughter and coheir of Sir John, son of Sir Robert Tempest, Knt. and Catherine his wife, daughter and coheir of Lionel Lord Wells, and Cecily his wife, sister and coheir of Sir Robert Waterton, Knt.; he inherited in right of his wife, Houghton and Medley manors in Yorkshire, in 1520; they had four daughters coheiresses; 1, Mary, married to James, 5th son of Robert Brampton of Brampton, Esq.; 2, Elizabeth, to Thomas Payne of Iteringham; 3, Ursula, to William Pygge of Essex; 4, Amy, to Sir Edward Whinborough, and after to Nicholas Shadwell of Bromhill"[2].

  • Uncle of Anne Boleyn, 2nd Queen of Henry VIII, and great uncle of Elizabeth I, Queen of England
  • Son of Sir William Boleyn and Margaret Butler


  1. Will of Sir William Boleyn of Blikling Norfolk. 27 Nov 1505. PROB 11/14/790. National Archives.
  2. Francis Blomefield, 'Hundred of South Erpingham: Blickling', in An Essay Towards A Topographical History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 6 (London, 1807), pp. 381-409. British History Online.

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