October 1, 2012
January 3, 2012
Dinosaur suffers with what is know as selective hearing, it’s quite common in men so I’m told. LOL
If you think I’m a terror you should be a fly on the wall when Dinosaur has a mad fit. The superglue incident was one of them.. Lets just say it was the best 3 days of silence I had.
Now there’s a thought perhaps I could superglue old Lard Arse to the side of a ship and then torpedo him. Hmm thought appeals…
Semper Fidelis, quod sum quod
April 22, 2014
Hi Boleyn, have you got any further with you family tree how amazing to have possibly found a link to Thomas Culpepper. I imagine it has been very exciting discovering where you came from. Also, you are very lucky to live in Kent surrounded by all that history.
For everybody else who logs onto the AB forum have any of you discovered anything exciting in your family tree I’d love to hear about it if you have, for myself as far as I am aware I have no links but I have not got around to researching my tree maybe I will one day.
August 9, 2014
Been researching mine like a mad woman when I got lots of hints on ancestry when I entered my my maternal grandmothers info…a martyred Fortescue to the Boleyn’s??? Wow..interesting! Been trying to verify as much as I can and have spent close to 30+ hours researching…and still at it.
Any of the descendants of this line, I would love to connect with! (Deitrick – Simons- Ball- Harleston- Wentworth- Fortescue-Boleyn. William Boleyn (Bullen)1125-1150 is the furthest back I could trace back so far.
The connection I have thru my maternal grandmother’s GG grandfather:
Sir Geoffery Boleyn (Lord Mayor of London) (1406 – 1463)
7th great grandfather of wife of 4th great grandfather of husband of 1st cousin 1x removed
Elizabeth (Alice) Boleyn (1438 – 1485)
daughter of Sir Geoffery Boleyn (Lord Mayor of London)
Sir Adrian Fortescue (1476 – 1539)
son of Elizabeth (Alice) Boleyn
Margaret FORTESCUE (1502 – 1551)
daughter of Sir Adrian Fortescue
Phillip Wentworth (1536 – 1614)
son of Margaret FORTESCUE
Jane Dauthen Wentworth (1581 – 1626)
daughter of Phillip Wentworth
John Harleston (1610 – 1698)
son of Jane Dauthen Wentworth
Elizabeth Harleston (1678 – 1720)
daughter of John Harleston
John Coming Ball (1714 – 1764)
son of Elizabeth Harleston
Eleanor Ball (1765 – 1827)
daughter of John Coming Ball
Keating Simons (1753 – 1834)
husband of Eleanor Ball
Edward Simons (1778 – 1842)
son of Keating Simons
Eliza Read Simons (1820 – 1880)
daughter of Edward Simons
Francis Kinloch Simons (1843 – 1897)
son of Eliza Read Simons
John James Simons (1882 – 1943)
son of Francis Kinloch Simons
John J. Simons (1918 – 1996)
son of John James Simons
wife of (living)
Robert H. Deitrick (1924 – 1997)
Harry C. Deitrick (1901 – 1972) My GreatGrandfather
January 3, 2012
This is very weird, it seems as if everyone on here, has a root somewhere in the Tudor Era, ergo making us all siblings somewhere along the line so many times removed….
I haven’t had a lot of time to explore the Culpepper connection as yet Tudor Lady too busy reseaching other things at the moment, and getting everything sorted out for going on holiday, which I’m looking forward too. Going camping in Wales for 10 days.
Kent is a amazing place and as you say it’s full of history.. The house where I live although it was built in 30’s is actually built on Darnley land as in Henry Lord Darnley who married Mary Queen of Scots. He owned a lot of land down here so was a very rich man when he married Mary. His country seat was in a place called Thornbury, which is just outside a town called Bromyard, on the Welsh borders, and strangely my mother lived in a bungalow on the Thornbury/Darnley Estate.
I believe that another of our Boleyn house guests doesn’t live too far from there either.
Semper Fidelis, quod sum quod
August 30, 2014
Hello, I am descended from Lady Margaret Butler, Anne Boleyn’s paternal grandmother. According to my research she was married to a Richard Bould or Bold. I don’t know if she was married to him before or after William Boleyn. She apparantly had a daughter, Elizabeth Bo(u)ld who married a Thomas Chase, and their GGGranddaughter Sarah married Curmac Annis who is my 8th GGrandfather on my father’s side. I am still trying to find proof of this marriage, if any one else knows anything about it I would appreciate it if you contacted me. Thank you.
UPDATE : I am Anne Boleyn’s 2nd cousin, 14x removed.
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