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Effingham, Earl of (UK, 1837)

 

Creation: let. pat. 27 Jan 1837

 

Family name: Howard

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Arms:

Gules on a Bend between six Cross Crosslets fitchée Argent an Escutcheon of the field charged with a Demi Lion rampant pierced through the mouth with an Arrow within a Double Tressure flory counterflory

Crest:

On a Chapeau Gules turned up Ermine a Lion statant guardant his tail extended Or gorged with a Ducal Coronet Argent

Supporters:

On either side a Lion Argent charged on the shoulder with a Mullet for difference

Motto:

Virtus Mille Scuta (Virtue is worth a thousand shields)

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Kenneth Alexander [Howard], 11th Baron Howard of Effingham later 1st Earl of Effingham, GCB

only son and heir of Henry Howard, of Tower House, Arundel, co. Sussex (by his second wife Hon Maria Mackenzie, sister and cohrss. of Kenneth [Mackenzie], 1st Earl of Seaforth, and 2nd dau. of Hon Kenneth Mackenzie MP, styled Viscount Fortrose), son and heir male of Lt Gen Thomas Howard, of Great Bookham, co. Surrey (by his wife Mary Morton, yst. dau. of Rt Rev William Morton DD, Bishop of Meath), only son and heir of George Howard, of Great Bookham, co. Surrey (by his wife Anne Kidder, dau. of Thomas Kidder, of Lewes, co. Sussex), next brother of Francis [Howard], 6th Baron Howard of Effingham

born

29 Nov 1767

mar.

27 May 1800 Lady Charlotte Primrose (b. 27 Aug 1776; mar. (2) 30 Apr 1858 Thomas Holmes, a scripture reader;  d. 17 Sep 1864), 1st dau. of Neil [Primrose], 3rd Earl of Rosebery, by his second wife Mary Vincent, dau. of Sir Francis Vincent, 7th Bt.

children

1. Hon Henry Howard, later 2nd Earl of Effingham

2. Hon Charles Howard (b. 6 Dec 1807; d. 8 Mar 1882)

3. Rev Hon William Howard, Rector of Whiston, co. York (b. 23 Apr 1815; dsps. 12 May 1881), mar. 12 Feb 1862 Barbara Frances Wilhelmina Chester (d. 26 Apr 1909), 3rd dau. of Lieut Gen John Chester, of Ashtead, co. Surrey, by his wife Sophia Elizabeth Stuart, dau. of Charles Stuart of Airdroch, and had issue

1. Lady Charlotte Howard (b. 30 Oct 1803; d. 8 Mar 1886)

2. Lady Arabella Georgina Howard (25 Jan 1809; d. 10 Dec 1884), mar. 31 Mar 1841 as his second wife Francis Thornhill [Baring], 1st Baron Northbrook, and had issue

died

13 Feb 1845

created

27 Jan 1837 Earl of Effingham

suc. by

son

note

entered the Army 1786; held a command at Vittoria and Nive; ADC to King George III 1805-08; Maj General 1810; Lieutenant Governor of Portsmouth 1814-19; Colonel of the 99th Foot 1815-16 and of the 70th Foot 1816-32; KCB 1815; suc. his distant cousin 10 Dec 1816 as 11th Baron Howard of Effingham; Lieut General 1819; GCB 1820; Deputy Earl Marshal for the Coronation of King George IV 1821; Colonel of the 3rd Foot 1832-45; General 1837

 

Henry [Howard], 2nd Earl of Effingham

born

23 Aug 1806

mar.

18 Aug 1832 Eliza Drummond (b. c. 1811; d. 27 Feb 1894), only dau. of Gen Sir Gordon Drummond GCB, by his wife Margaret Russell, dau. of William Russell, of Brancepeth Castle, co. Durham

children

1. Hon Henry Howard, later 3rd Earl of Effingham

2. Capt Hon Frederick Charles Howard (b. 21 Jun 1840; d. 26 Oct 1893), mar. 3 Jun 1871 Lady Constance Eleanora Caroline Finch-Hatton (d. 15 Apr 1910), 1st dau. of George James [Finch-Hatton], 11th Earl of Winchilsea, by his first wife Lady Constance Henrietta Paget, 2nd dau. by his first wife of Henry [Paget], 2nd Marquess of Anglesey, and had issue:

1a. Gordon Frederick Henry Charles Howard, later 5th Earl of Effingham

2a. Capt Hon Algernon George Mowbray Frederick Howard MC, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1929 (b. 15 Sep 1874; d. 7 May 1950)

3. Hon Kenneth Howard, a clerk in the Foreign Office (b. 14 Jun 1845; d. 21 Jan 1903)

died

5 Feb 1889

suc. by

son

note

entered the Army 1825; Member of Parliament (Liberal) for Shaftesbury 1841-45

 

Henry [Howard], 3rd Earl of Effingham, DL

born

7 Feb 1837

mar.

31 Oct 1865 Victoria Francesca Boyer (d. 20 Jun 1899), 1st dau. of A Boyer, of Paris, France

only child

1. Hon Henry Alexander Gordon Howard, later 4th Earl of Effingham

died

4 May 1898

suc. by

son

 

Henry Alexander Gordon [Howard], 4th Earl of Effingham

born

15 Aug 1866

died

6 May 1927

suc. by

cousin

 

Gordon Frederick Henry Charles [Howard], 5th Earl of Effingham

born

18 May 1873

mar. (1)

26 Jan 1904 (div. 1914), Rosamond Margaret Hudson (d. 25 Dec 1957), dau. of Edward Harrison Hudson, of Scarborough, co. York

children by first wife

1. Hon Mowbray Henry Gordon Howard, later 6th Earl of Effingham

2. Hon John Algernon Frederick Charles Howard (b. 29 Dec 1907; d. 24 Apr 1970), mar. (1) 12 Jan 1938 (div. 1942) Suzanna Patricia Macassey, dau. of Edgar Macassey, of London, and had issue:

1a. David Peter Mowbray Algernon Howard, later 7th Earl of Effingham

Hon John Howard mar. (2) 9 Nov 1946 Nadia Frances Boucher (former wife of Hugh Boucher; mar. (3) 1972 Geoffrey Gaskell Royal (d. 1984); d. 1997), dau. of Henry Morden Guest, of The Elms, Keynsham, co. Somerset, and had further issue:

2a. Charles Anthony Frederick Howard QC, of 5 Wingate Road, London W6, barrister Inner Temple 1975 (b. 7 Mar 1951), mar. (1) 1978 (div. 1999) Geraldine Margaret Theresa Dorman, 1st dau. of Dr Thomas Dorman, of Holly Farm, Morley, co. Derby, and (2) 1999 Rosie Boycott, and has issue by his first wife

mar. (2)

17 Jan 1924 Madeleine Keleher (widow of James P Keleher, of San Francisco, California, USA;  d. 27 Jun 1958), dau. of William D Foshay, of USA

died

7 Jul 1946

suc. by

son by first wife

 

Mowbray Henry Gordon [Howard], 6th Earl of Effingham

born

29 Nov 1905

mar. (1)

28 Oct 1938 (div. 1946) Manci Maria Malvina Gertler, dau. of Ferenz Joseph Gertler, of Hungary

mar. (2)

12 Aug 1952 (div. 1971) Gladys Irene Kerry (former wife of Frederick Charles Kerry), dau. of Capt William Freeman MN

mar. (3)

19 May 1972 Mabel Suzanne Mingay Cragg (b. c. 1919; widow of W/Cdr Francis Talbot Cragg, of London; d. 19 Feb 2008), dau. of Maurice Jules-Marie Le Pen, of Paris, France

died

s.p. 22 Feb 1996

suc. by

nephew

 

David Mowbray Algernon [Howard], 7th Earl of Effingham

born

29 Apr 1939

mar. (1)

10 Oct 1964 (div. 1975) Anne Mary Sayer (mar. (2) 1978 Prof Peter Gonville Stein, Regius Professor of Civil Law at Cambridge University), dau. of Harrison Sayer, of Saffron Walden, co. Essex

only child by first wife

1. Hon Edward Mowbray Nicholas Howard, styled Lord Howard of Effingham (b. 11 May 1971), mar. 5 Apr 2002 Tatiana P Tafur, dau. of Edgardo Coronado Reyes, of Lima, Peru, by his wife Elisa Tafur

mar. (2)

29 Dec 1992 Elizabeth Jane Turner (former wife of Peter Robert Easton Turner), dau. of Dennis Eccleston, of Eccleshall, co. Stafford

 

 Last updated 12 Apr 2008

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Titles:

7th Earl of Effingham

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 27 Jan 1837)

17th Baron Howard of Effingham, of Effingham in the County of Surrey

(England, let. pat. 11 Mar 1553/54)

 

Address:

Readings Farmhouse, Blackmore End, Essex CM7 4DH

Tel:  01787 461182

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