Anne Knollys, Baroness De La Warr

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About Anne Knollys, Baroness De La Warr

another possible/alternate birth date is 19/11/1553,_Lady_De_La_Warr

Anne West, Lady De La Warr (née Knollys) (19 July 1555 – 30 August 1608) was a lady at the court of Queen Elizabeth I of England.

Anne Knollys was the third daughter of Sir Francis Knollys, Treasurer of the Royal Household (1514–1596) to Queen Elizabeth I, and his wife Lady Catherine Carey.

Her maternal grandparents were Sir William Carey and Mary Boleyn. Mary was a sister of Anne Boleyn, second wife of Henry VIII of England. Anne Knollys' mother was thus a first cousin of Queen Elizabeth, daughter of Anne Boleyn and Henry VIII. Mary Boleyn had preceded her more famous sister in the King's affections, and had affairs with both Francis I of France and Henry VIII. Both Catherine Carey and Henry Carey may have been Henry's children, although we are unsure of their exact dates of birth. If true, this would make Anne the granddaughter of Henry VIII.

Anne's eldest sister was Lettice Knollys, chief Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Elizabeth and the mother of the queen's favourite, Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex.

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Anne Knollys, Baroness De La Warr's Timeline

July 19, 1555
England, United Kingdom
Age 15
Age 16
Wherwell, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
September 11, 1573
Age 18
Wherwell, Hampshire, England
January 3, 1575
Age 19
Wherwell, Hampshire, England
Age 20
England, United Kingdom