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Jane (Parker) Boleyn (abt. 1505 - 1542)

Jane Boleyn formerly Parker aka Viscountess Rochford
Born about [location unknown]
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Wife of — married 1525 [location unknown]
Died at about age 37 in Tower Green, Middlesex, Englandmap
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European Aristocracy
Jane Parker was a member of the aristocracy in British Isles.



Jane Parker, Viscountess Rochford

Jane Parker needs no introduction. As one of the most unfortunate of history's ladies-in-waiting, she saw and was subjected to more than her fair share of beheadings. First, her husband. Then her sister-in-law, Anne Boleyn. And finally, herself ... immediately after watching Catherine Howard's head roll off the same chopping block that would hold hers.


b. c.1505
d. 13 Feb 1542. Beheaded.[1]
Burial: Tower of London alongside Catherine Howard


p. Henry Parker, 10th Baron Morley, and Alice St John
m. George Boleyn, 2nd Viscount Rochford (d. 17 May 1536). No issue.


  1. Cokayne, George E.(1825-1911): The Complete Peerage Of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain And The United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct, Or Dormant, Vol. 10. 2020. Familysearch.Org.>George Boleyn, Lord Rochford, Vol 10, pg 142
  • Richardson, Douglas. Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, 5 vols, ed. Kimball G. Everingham. Salt Lake City: the author, 2013. See also WikiTree's source page for Royal Ancestry. Vol II, pg 57.

See Also:

  • Find a Grave, database and images  : accessed 29 December 2020), memorial page for Jane “Lady Rochford” Parker Boleyn (1510–13 Feb 1542), Find A Grave: Memorial #12380846, citing Chapel of Saint Peter-ad-Vincula, London Borough of Tower Hamlets, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Mark McManus (contributor 46593855) .
  • Wikipedia: Jane Boleyn, Viscountess Rochford

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