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It turns out that Mary Boleyn is not the only one mentioned in this article related to Queen Elizabeth II, A.A.D.s arts editor Alex Boyle, is also a distant relative of Queen Elizabeth II.

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The mystery sitter for a Royal Collection portrait has been identified as Mary Boleyn, King Henry VIII's mistress before her sister Anne became his wife.

Portrait of a Woman has been sitting in the Royal Collection for hundreds of years but the woman depicted in the painting had not previously been identified.

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