Geoffrey Boleyn, Lord Mayor of London (1406 - 1463) MP

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Nicknames: "Jeffry /Boleyn/", "Lord /Mayor/", "of London", "Sir Geoffrey Boleyn", "Lord and Mayor of London"
Birthplace: Blickling, Norfolk, England
Death: Died in City of London, Greater London, England
Occupation: Lord Mayor of London, Wealthy mercer (sold fine fabrics), of Salle, Lord Mayor Of London
Managed by: Margaret, (C)
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About Geoffrey Boleyn, Lord Mayor of London

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Sir Geoffrey Boleyn (1406-1463) was born in 1406, the son of Sir Thomas Boleyn and Anne Bracton.

He was a wealthy mercer, and became Lord Mayor of London in 1458. In 1462 he bought Hever Castle, which was in need of repair, and converted it into a manor. Bullen married Lady Ann Hoo (1425-1484), of the Bedfordshire Hoos, and they had one son, William. Geoffrey was the great-great grandfather of Anne Boleyn. -------------------- http://www.martinrealm.org/genealogy/boleyn.htm,

Most sources, including Wikipedia, report parents as Thomas Boleyn and Anne Bracton, but some sources report parents as Geoffrey and Alice. -------------------- In 1457, Sir Geoffrey Boleyn was serving as Lord Mayor of London. He wed Anne, heiress of Lord Hoo and Hastings, and - through her - acquired Hever Castle in Kent and Blickling Hall in Norfolk. His son became a knight under Richard III and a baron under Henry VII. He married a great heiress as well; she was Margaret, daughter of Thomas Butler, 7th earl of Ormond. He was incredibly wealthy and bequeathed Margaret 36 manors. Their eldest child was Thomas Boleyn, Mary's father. Thomas had married Elizabeth Howard by 1501. Their three surviving children were born within the next 10 years.

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Sir Geoffrey Boleyn Lord Major of London's Timeline

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Salle, Norfolk, England
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Blickling, Norfolk, England
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