With the loss of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on September 8, 2022 a discussion has started about the lineage of the queen in the All Things Tudor Facebook group.
Did you know that Mary Boleyn, the sister of Anne and George Boleyn, was an ancestor of the late queen?
Mary Boleyn Sir William Carey
Catherine Carey Sir Francis Knollys
Lettice Knollys Walter Devereux
Sir Robert Devereux Frances Walsingham
Frances Devereux Sir William Seymour
Jane Seymour Charles Boyle
Charles Boyle Jullana Noel
Richard Boyle Dorothy Savile
Charlotte Elizabeth Boyle Sir William Cavendish
Dorothy Cavendish William Henry Bentinck
Charles Augustus Cavendish-Bentinck Anne Wellesley
Rev. Charles William Cavendish-Bentinck Caroline Louisa Burnaby
Cecilia Nina Cavendish-Bentinck Claude George Bowes-Lyon
Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon George VI, King of the United Kingdom
Queen Elizabeth II
King Charles III
So, to this very day Boleyn descendants are the present day Royal Family. Mary, Queen of Scots is also an ancestor, but that’s a discussion for another day.
Join in the discussion with 35,000+ Tudor history lovers in the All Things Tudor group here.
In memory of Queen Elizabeth II, April 21, 1926 – September 8, 2022