Thomas Heneage

Thomas Heneage (Sir)
Birth and death
1482 - 1553
Related place
Alistair Grant

Sir Thomas Heneage (b. before 1482, d. 1553) was Cardinal Wolsey's gentleman usher at Hampton Court, and then courtier to Henry VIII. In 1519 he acquired an estate in East Molesey and erected a mansion to be near Hampton Court. When Wolsey fell from power Heneage retained his post in Henry's privy chamber and was one of the few courtiers present when Henry married Anne Boleyn on 25th January 1533. By the 1540s he headed the privy chamber at all official functions, such as the reception of Anne of Cleves, and Henry's marriage to Katherine Parr.

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