Mary Boleyn. Sister to Anne Boleyn and a mistress to King Henry VIII before he became interesed in Anne. She was also supposedly a mistress to Francois I of France. Mary was first married to William Carey who died of the sweat. She later married a man far below her rank, a soldier William Stafford causing them both to be banned from court.

Mary Boleyn. Sister to Anne Boleyn and a mistress to King Henry VIII before he became interesed in Anne. She was also supposedly a mistress to Francois I of France. Mary was first married to William Carey who died of the sweat. She later married a man far below her rank, a soldier William Stafford causing them both to be banned from court.

Henry Carey, Husband of Mary Boleyn, Brother in law of Anne Boleyn    		Carey died of the sweating sickness in the same outbreak that nearly  killed Anne Boleyn.

Henry Carey, Husband of Mary Boleyn, Brother in law of Anne Boleyn Carey died of the sweating sickness in the same outbreak that nearly killed Anne Boleyn.

Anne Carey, Countess of Clanbrassil, 1636, great-great granddaughter of Mary Boleyn

Anne Carey, Countess of Clanbrassil, 1636, great-great granddaughter of Mary Boleyn

An excellent article about Mary Boleyn. Did you know she was the ancestress of Catherine Middleton? | post 19th July, 1543: The Death of Mary Boleyn | #history #Tudor #England

An excellent article about Mary Boleyn. Did you know she was the ancestress of Catherine Middleton? | post 19th July, 1543: The Death of Mary Boleyn | #history #Tudor #England

Mary Boleyn, King Henry VIII,mistress. Also Anne Boleyns sister.

King Henry VIII and His Six Wives—Love, Marriage, and Children

Penelope Devereux, great granddaughter of Mary Boleyn by lisby1, via Flickr  Penelope Rich, Lady Rich, later styled Penelope Blount, Countess of Devonshire (1562-7/7/1607).  She was considered one of the beauties of Elizabeth's court golden-haired with dark eyes, a gifted singer and dancer, fluent in French, Italian, and Spanish.

Penelope Devereux, great granddaughter of Mary Boleyn by lisby1, via Flickr Penelope Rich, Lady Rich, later styled Penelope Blount, Countess of Devonshire (1562-7/7/1607). She was considered one of the beauties of Elizabeth's court golden-haired with dark eyes, a gifted singer and dancer, fluent in French, Italian, and Spanish.

Mary Boleyn: The True Story of Henry VIII's Favourite Mistress  by Josepha Josephine Wilkinson

Mary Boleyn: The True Story of Henry VIII's Favourite Mistress by Josepha Josephine Wilkinson

Penelope and Dorothy Devereux, daughters of Lettice Knollys, great granddaughters of Mary Boleyn

Penelope and Dorothy Devereux, daughters of Lettice Knollys, great granddaughters of Mary Boleyn

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