Famous Courtesans: Mary Boleyn

Mary Boleyn was the daughter of Thomas Boleyn and Lady Elizabeth Howard, and the older sister of English Queen Anne Boleyn, who was the second wife of Henry VIII. Through her mother’s side she was also the cousin of Henry’s fifth wife, Catherine Howard....

Mary Boleyn – one amazing girl!

As an English school girl I was very familiar with Henry VIII and his infamous six wives. We even learnt a little poem to remember what happened to them – divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived! As a history nut I find his reign very interesting and...

A Girl in Tudor England

When you think of Tudor England, you probably jump to some of its most famous girls: Anne Boleyn, Queen Elizabeth I, or Mary Queen of Scots. These were all noble girls, whose opportunities were greater because of their families’ wealth. Yet, though history has made...

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