Anne Boleyn’s links to Ireland

| March 17, 2023

Anne Boleyn’s links to Ireland

Anne Boleyn’s Irish ancestry is often neglected and we just hear about the Boleyns and Howards, but Anne Boleyn’s father, Thomas Boleyn, was the grandson of Thomas Butler, 7th Earl of Ormond, an influential and wealthy man who was descended from a long line of men who’d served the crown in Ireland. Not only that, […]

Gareth Russell talks about Anne Boleyn’s long-neglected Irish ancestry

| February 17, 2022

Gareth Russell talks about Anne Boleyn’s long-neglected Irish ancestry

I am so very excited to have Gareth Russell talking at my online event, “Anne Boleyn, the Woman who Changed England”. Gareth is an excellent historian and a very gifted speaker – I could listen to him all day! Gareth’s talk is on Anne Boleyn’s Irish ancestry. For too long, Anne Boleyn’s aristocratic Irish ancestry […]

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