Lady Anne Elizabeth Hoo of Hastings

Brief Life History of Anne Elizabeth

Lady Anne (the elder*) was the daughter of Sir Thomas Hoo, First Baron Hoo and Hastings of Bedford and Hastings, and his first wife Elizabeth Wychingham. Ann married Geoffrey Boleyn (d.1463), Lord Mayor of London. She was the great grandmother of Queen Anne Boleyn (d.1536) and great great grandmother of Queen Elizabeth I (1533-1603). She had a half sister also named Anne (the younger).

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Family Time Line

Geoffrey Boleyn
Lady Anne Elizabeth Hoo of Hastings
Marriage: 1439
Lady Alice Boleyn
Ann Boleyn
Isabella Boleyn
Cecily Boleyn
Lord Thomas Boleyn
Simon Boleyn
William Boleyn
Sir William Boleyn
Elizabeth Boleyn
Jane Boleyn

Sources (16)

  • Anne Hoo Boleyn, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Anna in entry for William, Sir Boleyne, "Ireland Deaths, 1864-1870"
  • Geoffrey Boleyn (1406-1462) in Family Group Records Collection, Archives Section, 1942-1969;

World Events (1)

1455 · Wars of the Roses

Wars of the Roses was a series of English civil wars for control of the throne of England between the royal families House of Lancaster and the House of York. The name of the war was derived as the red rose was the symbol of the Lancastrians and the white rose was the symbol of the Yorks.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Chinese: Chi, Wai Lam, Wing, Beng, Chin, Gan, Hing, Hui, Kee, Lai, Lai Ching, Mei-Mei.


variant Romanization of the surname Hu .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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