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Anne Boleyn

[boo-lin, boo l-in] /bʊˈlɪn, ˈbʊl ɪn/
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Boleyn

[boo l-in, boo-lin] /ˈbʊl ɪn, bʊˈlɪn/
noun
1.
Anne, 1507–36, second wife of Henry VIII of England: mother of Queen Elizabeth I.
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  • That he ever painted Anne Boleyn, unless in miniature, seems doubtful.

    Holbein Beatrice Fortescue
  • The date of his marriage with Anne Boleyn is even now a (p. 296) matter of conjecture.

    Henry VIII. A. F. Pollard
  • A period from about the death of Anne Boleyn to his attainder.

  • Beshrew me if I drink the king's health, or that of his minion, Anne Boleyn!

    Windsor Castle William Harrison Ainsworth
  • "And so preserved the Lady Anne Boleyn," rejoined the cardinal.

    Windsor Castle William Harrison Ainsworth
British Dictionary definitions for Anne Boleyn

Anne Boleyn

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Boleyn

/bʊˈlɪn; ˈbʊlɪn/
noun
1.
Anne. 1507–36, second wife of Henry VIII of England; mother of Elizabeth I. She was executed on a charge of adultery
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