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Henry Carey, 1st Baron Hunsdon

Also Known As: "1st Baron Hunsdon", "3rd Baron of Hunsdon"
Birthplace: Hengrave, Suffolk, England
Death: Died in London, Middlesex, England
Place of Burial: Westminster, Greater London, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir William Carey, Kt. and Mary Boleyn
Husband of Anne Morgan, Baroness Hunsdon
Father of Lady Katherine Carey; Henry Carey, MP; George Carey, 2nd Baron of Hunsdon; Thomas Carey, I; William Carey, MP and 11 others
Brother of Catherine Carey, Chief Lady of the Bedchamber; John Carey; George Carey; Robert Carey and Mary Carey
Half brother of Anne Stafford; William Stafford; Edward Stafford and Catherine Stafford

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About Henry Carey, 1st Baron Hunsdon

Said to be the Son of Henry VIII

Offspring of King Henry VIII? http://www.genealogymagazine.com/boleyn.html

from Wikipedia "Henry Carey, 1st Baron Hunsdon, of Hunsdon (4 March 1526 – 23 July 1596) was an English nobleman.

He was the son of Mary Boleyn, the sister of Anne Boleyn and also the mistress to King Henry VIII of England.

Historians differ as to whether he was the biological child of Henry VIII, or of Boleyn's husband, Sir William Carey, Gentleman of the Privy Chamber and Esquire of the Body to King Henry VIII.= "

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-------------------- Henry Carey was MP for Buckinghamshire between 1547 & 1552 ,1544-1555. He was invested as a knight on 13th. Jan. 1558/9. He was granted the Manor of Hunsdon and Eastwicki in Hertfordshire and oters in Kent along with 4000 pounds per year. He held the office Master of the Queen's Hawks on 31st October, 1560. He was invested as a Knight- Order of the Garter (KG) on 22nd April 1561. He held the office of Captain of Gentlmen Pensioners in 1564. He held the office of Governor of Berwick 25th. Aug. 1568. He fought in the Rebellion of Northern Lords in feb. 1569/70, where he gained a victory over Sir Leonard Dacre. He held the office of Warden of the East Marches toward Scotland on 23rd. October 1571 when he treated with the Regent of Scotland. He held the office of Keeper of Somerset House on 31st. July 1574. He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.)in 1577. He was Captain General of the Forces for the Defence of the Borders, 16th Jan. 1580/81. He held the office of Lord Chamberlain of the Household in 1585. He was Lieutenant, Principal Captain and Governor of the Army for "the defence and surety of our own Royal Person",20th, July, 1588 at Tilbury, England. He held the office of Chief Justice in Eyre, South of Trent, between 20th. Dec 1591& 1596. He held the office of Joint Commissioner for the office of Earl Marshal in 1590. He held the office of High Steward of Ipswich and Doncaster in 1590. He held the office of Chief Justice Itinerant of the Royal Forces, this side of the Trent between 20th. Dec 1591 & 1596. He held the office of High Steward of Oxford on 2nd March 1591/2 for life. On 8th. Oct. 1590, at Deptford house, London an inquest was held. He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography. SOURCE: The Peerage. Their is a strongly held belief (and many pointers) that he is the illegitimate off-spring (along with his sister Katherine) of Henry viii during his indisputable affair with Mary Boleyn just after her marriage to Sir William Carey. He obtained a licence to marry Ann Morgan on 21st. May 1545.

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Henry Carey, 1st Baron Hunsdon's Timeline

March 4, 1525
Suffolk, England

Thought to be the bastard son of Henry VIII Tudor, King of England, who was married to her sister Anne Boleyn.

May 12, 1545
Age 20
Hengrave, Suffolk, England
Age 20
Age 21
Hunsdon, Hertfordshire, England
Age 21
Clovelly, Devonshire, England
March 3, 1548
Age 23
Hengrave, Suffolk, England, (Present UK)
Age 22
0f, Clovelly, Devonshire, England
Age 22
Of, Clovelly, Devonshire, England
Age 22
Hunsdon, Hertfordshire, England, (Present UK)
March 3, 1550
Age 25
Castle Cary, Somerset, England