Sir Francis Weston

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Francis Weston

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Death: Died in London, Greater London, UK
Cause of death: Executed, beheaded, for high treason and adultery with the queen
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Richard Weston, MP and Anne Copton Sandys
Husband of Anne Knyvett
Father of Sir Henry Weston, KB, MP and Anne Keilway
Brother of Margaret Denys and Anne Weston

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About Francis Weston

Sir Francis Weston (1511 – 17 May 1536) was a gentleman at the court of King Henry VIII of England. He became a friend of the king and gained a sad fame by being one of the men accused alongside Anne Boleyn. Charged with high treason and adultery with the queen, he was condemned to death together with George Boleyn, Viscount Rochford, Sir Henry Norris, Sir William Brereton and Mark Smeaton. They were all executed in the year 1536, shortly before the queen.

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Age 19
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Age 25
London, Greater London, UK
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