BIOGRAPHY OF THOMAS BOLEYN 1ST EARL WILTSHIRE, 1ST EARL ORMONDE 1477-1539

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: BOLEYN

Descent English Royalty: 6G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Descent French Royalty: 10G Grandson Louis VII King Franks

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 13G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

Around 1477 Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde was born to William Boleyn (26) and Margaret Butler (12) at Hever Castle

In 1498 Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde (21) and Elizabeth Howard (18) were married

Around 1499 Mary Boleyn was born to Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde (22) and Elizabeth Howard (19)

Around 1501 Anne Boleyn Queen Consort England was born to Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde (24) and Elizabeth Howard (21)

Around 1503 George Boleyn 2nd Viscount Rochford was born to Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde (26) and Elizabeth Howard (23) at Blickling Hall

On 27 Jun 1503 Margaret Tudor (13) left for Scotland at Richmond Palace accompanied by Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde (26) , Edward Howard (27) , Richard Neville 2nd Baron Latimer Snape (35) and Ralph Ogle 3rd Baron Ogle (34) . [Margaret Tudor's journey to Scotland]

On 24 Jun 1509 Henry VIII King England and Ireland (17) was crowned VIII King England and Ireland: Tudor at Westminster Abbey. Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England (24) was created Queen Consort England. Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham (31) , Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde (32) and Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk (66) attended. Henry Clifford 1st Earl Cumberland (16) was knighted. Robert Dymoke (48) attended as the Kings's Champion. Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex (26) was created Knight of the Bath and served as Lord Sewer. [Coronation of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon].

In 1511 Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde (34) was appointed as Sheriff Kent

In Feb 1511 on Day 2 of the tournament the Answerers included: Richard Tempest, Thomas Lucy, Henry Guildford, Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (27) , Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde (34) , Richard Grey, Leonard Grey 1st Viscount Grane (32) , Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk (38) , Edmund Howard (33) and Henry Stafford 1st Earl Wiltshire (32) . [Birth and Death of Prince Henry]

In 1523 Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde (46) was appointed 281st Knight Garter: Henry VIII

On 08 Dec 1529 Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde (52) was created 1st Earl Wiltshire (6C 1529), 1st Earl Ormonde (6C 1529), 1st Viscount Rochford

In 1530 Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde (53) was appointed as Lord Privy Seal

On 01 Sep 1532 Anne Boleyn Queen Consort England (31) was created 1st Marquess Pembroke with Henry VIII King England and Ireland (41) performing the investiture at Windsor Castle. Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde (55) , Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (48) , Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk (59) , Eleanor Paston (37) , Jean Dinteville, Edward Lee Archbishop York (50) , John Stokesley Bishop London (57) were present. Stephen Gardiner Bishop Winchester (49) read the Patent of Creation [Anne Boleyn's Investiture as Marquess of Pembroke].

On 10 Sep 1533 Edward Stanley 3rd Earl Derby (24) , Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde (56) , Henry Grey 4th Earl Kent (38) and George Boleyn 2nd Viscount Rochford (30) supported the train of the mantle. [Christening of Elizabeth I]

On 15 Oct 1537 Edward VI King England and Ireland was christened by John Stokesley Bishop London (62) at the Chapel Royal. Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury (48) performed the Baptismal Rites, and was appointed Godfather. Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk (64) and Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland (21) were Godparents. Henry Bourchier 2nd Earl Essex, 3rd Count Eu carried the Salt. Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (53) was Godfather and supported the Marchioness of Exeter. Richard Long (43) was knighted. Thomas Cromwell 1st Earl Essex (52) , Philip Boteler (44) , John Vere 15th Earl Oxford (66) and John Gage Lord Chamberlain (57) attended. Mary Scrope (61) carried Lady Mary's train. Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex (54) carried a covered basin. Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex (54) carried the canopy. Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset (37) helped his young niece the future Elizabeth I to carry the Crisom. Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter (41) supported his wife Gertrude Blount (33) to carry the child. Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde (60) bore a taper of virgin wax. William Fitzalan 18th Earl Arundel (61) carried the train of the Prince's robe. The future Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland (4) carried the Chrisom. Christopher Barker proclaimed the Prince's titles. [Christening Edward VI].

On 12 Nov 1537 Jane Seymour Queen Consort England was buried at Henry VIII Vault. Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland (21) was Chief Mourner. Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde (60) , Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk (53) , John Gage Lord Chamberlain (58) , Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk (20) , Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk (64) , Thomas Manners 1st Earl Rutland (45) , Ralph Neville 4th Earl Westmoreland (39) , Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex (54) , John Vere 15th Earl Oxford (66) and Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter (41) attended. [Funeral of Jane Seymour]

On 12 Mar 1539 Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde (62) died

ANCESTRY

Father: William Boleyn

GrandFather: Geoffrey Boleyn Lord Mayor

1G GrandFather: Geoffrey Boleyn

2G GrandFather: Thomas Boleyn

2G GrandMother: Anne Bracton

1G GrandMother: Alice Unknown

GrandMother: Ann Hoo

1G GrandFather: Thomas Hoo 1st Baron Hoo and Hastings

2G GrandFather: Thomas Hoo

3G GrandFather: William Hoo

4G GrandFather: Thomas Hoo

4G GrandMother: Isabel St Leger

1G GrandMother: Elizabeth Wychingham

Mother: Margaret Butler (5G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

GrandFather: Thomas Butler 7th Earl Ormonde (4G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

1G GrandFather: James "White Earl" Butler 4th Earl Ormonde (3G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandFather: James Butler 3rd Earl Ormonde (2G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: James Butler 2nd Earl Ormonde (1G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: James Butler 1st Earl Ormonde

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Bohun (Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Darcy

4G GrandFather: John Darcy 1st Baron Darcy Knayth

4G GrandMother: Joan Burgh

2G GrandMother: Anne Welles (6G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: John Welles 4th Baron Welles

4G GrandFather: Adam Welles 3rd Baron Welles

4G GrandMother: Margaret Bardolf

3G GrandMother: Maud Ros (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: William Ros 2nd Baron Ros Helmsley

4G GrandMother: Margery Badlesmere (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

1G GrandMother: Joan Beauchamp (3G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandFather: William Beauchamp 1st Baron Bergavenny (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Thomas Beauchamp 11th Earl Warwick (5G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick

4G GrandMother: Alice Tosny (4G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Katherine Mortimer (4G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March (3G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Joan Geneville Baroness Geneville (7G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

2G GrandMother: Joan Fitzalan (2G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 9th Earl Surrey, 11th Earl Arundel (2G Grandson Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel, 8th Earl Surrey (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet (1G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Bohun (1G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: William Bohun 1st Earl Northampton (Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Badlesmere (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

GrandMother: Anne Hankford (4G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

1G GrandFather: Richard Hankford

2G GrandFather: Richard Hankford

3G GrandFather: William Hankford

3G GrandMother: Cristina Unknown

1G GrandMother: Anne Montagu (3G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandFather: John Montagu 3rd Earl Salisbury (2G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: John Montagu 1st Baron Montagu, 3rd Baron Monthermer

4G GrandFather: William Montagu 1st Earl Salisbury

4G GrandMother: Catherine Grandison

3G GrandMother: Margaret Monthermer 3rd Baroness Monthermer (1G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Thomas Monthermer 2nd Baron Monthermer (Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Margaret Brewes

2G GrandMother: Maud Francis