Bol·eyn(bo͝ol′ĭn, bo͝o-lĭn′), Anne 1507?-1536.
Queen of England (1533-1536) as the second wife of Henry VIII. She gave birth to a child who became Elizabeth I but was later tried for adultery and beheaded.
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