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'Mary,' The 'Great And Infamous' Other Boleyn

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Anne Boleyn's story is well known. The Queen of England was ultimately charged with treason, incest and adultery, and beheaded.

But her big sister, Mary, has mostly been a footnote in history. Alison Weir's Mary Boleyn: The Mistress of Kings is the first full biography of the woman known as "the great and infamous whore."

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