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Wed October 12, 2011
NPR Story

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

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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