Catherine Carey biography

Catherine Carey

Noble person

1524 – 1569

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Who was Catherine Carey?

Catherine Carey, after her marriage Catherine Knollys and later Lady Knollys, pronounced "NOL-les", was chief Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Elizabeth I, who was her first cousin.

Catherine's mother was Mary Boleyn, a mistress of Henry VIII before he courted and later married her sister Anne Boleyn, Henry's second Queen consort.

Catherine's husband was Sir Francis Knollys, with whom she had 14 children.

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Born
1524
England
Also known as
  • Ноллис, Екатерина
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • Kingdom of England
  • England
Lived in
  • Reading
Died
Jan 15, 1569
Hampton Court Palace
Resting place
Westminster Abbey

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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