Catherine Carey, daughter of Mary Boleyn, niece of Anne Boleyn, possible daughter of Henry VIII | by lisby1

Catherine Carey, daughter of Mary Boleyn, niece of Anne Boleyn, possible daughter of Henry VIII | by lisby1

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.

A black dress with gold leaf pattern from Mary Boleyn's closet in The "Other Boleyn Girl".

A black dress with gold leaf pattern from Mary Boleyn's closet in The "Other Boleyn Girl".

Illegitimate Offspring of Royalty . . . Henry Carey, Baron Hunsdon son of Henry VIII and Mary Boleyn

Illegitimate Offspring of Royalty . . . Henry Carey, Baron Hunsdon son of Henry VIII and Mary Boleyn

A golden velvet and brocade gown worn by Scarlett Johannson as Mary Bolyn in The Other Bolyn Girl.

A golden velvet and brocade gown worn by Scarlett Johannson as Mary Bolyn in The Other Bolyn Girl.

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.

Mary Boleyn: the Mistress of Kings by Alison Weir. I love Alison Weir's biographies of famous women, and this one was exceptional.

Mary Boleyn: the Mistress of Kings by Alison Weir. I love Alison Weir's biographies of famous women, and this one was exceptional.

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

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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