Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Anne Welles

Anne Welles was born in Gainsby, Lincolnshire, England in 1360, the daughter of John de Welles, 4th Lord Welles (23 August 1334- 11 October 1361) and Maud de Ros (died 9 December 1388). She had an elder brother John de Welles, 5th Lord Welles (born 20 April 1352), who married Eleanor de Mowbray, by whom he had issue. She had a sister Margery de Welles, who married firstly, John de Huntingfield, and secondly, Lord Scrope of Masham.

Her paternal grandparents were Sir Adam de Welles, 3rd Lord Welles and Margaret Bardolf. Her maternal grandparents were William de Ros, 2nd Lord Ros and Margery Badlesmere eldest daughter of Bartholmew de Badlesmere, 1st Lord Badlesmere and Margaret de Clare.

Anne Welles was the great-great-great-grandmother of Anne Boleyn.[1][2][3],_Countess_of_Ormond

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