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...

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