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About Thomas Boleyn, 1st Earl of Wiltshire
"Thomas Boleyn, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, 1st Earl of Ormond KG KB (c. 1477 – 12 March 1539) was an English diplomat and politician in the Tudor era. He was born at the family home, Hever Castle, Kent, which had been purchased by his grandfather Geoffrey Boleyn, who was a wealthy mercer. He was buried at St. Peter's parish church in the village of Hever. His parents were Sir William Boleyn (1451 – 10 October 1505) and Lady Margaret Butler (1454–1539). He was raised Catholic and remained so until his death. He was the father of Anne Boleyn, the second wife of Henry VIII of England. As such, he was the maternal grandfather of Queen Elizabeth I."
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- Thomas was 1st Viscount Rochford,1st Earl of Wiltshire, and 1st Earl of Ormond.
- Thomas was the father of Anne Boleyn, who became the second wife (and Queen Consort) of King Henry VIII, and the maternal grandfather of Queen Elizabeth I.
- Thomas served as a leading diplomat for his son-in-law, King Henry VIII.
- Thomas was created a Knight of the Bath in 1509 and was invested as a Knight of the Garter in 1523.