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Norfolk, Duke of (E, 1397 - 1475/6)

 

Creation: let.pat. 29 Sep 1397

 

Extinct: 17 Jan 1475/6

 

Family name: Mowbray

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Garter stall plate of John [de Mowbray], 2nd Duke of Norfolk, KG

A cut-out plate representing the arms, with a silver helm garnished gold and covered with a red

ermine-lined mantle. The red enamel on the right hand side of the plate has been partly destroyed.

 

(Plate XXX from W H St John Hope: The Stall Plates of the Knights of the Order of the Garter 1348-1485)

 

Arms:

Gules three Lions passant guardant in pale Or a Label Argent

Crest:

On a Chapeau Gules turned up Ermine a Lion statant Or crowned Argent

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Thomas [de Mowbray], 6th Baron Mowbray and 7th Baron Segrave later 1st Earl of Nottingham later 1st Duke of Norfolk, KG

brother and heir of John [de Mowbray], 5th Baron Mowbray, 6th Baron Segrave and 1st Earl of Nottingham, and 2nd son of John [de Mowbray], 4th Baron Mowbray, by his wife Lady Elizabeth Segrave, suo jure Baroness Segrave, only child of John [de Segrave], 4th Baron Segrave, by his wife Lady Margaret Plantagenet, suo jure Duchess and Countess of Norfolk, 1st dau. and eventual sole hrss. of Thomas "of Brotherton", 1st Earl of Norfolk (by his wife Alice Halys, dau. of Sir Roger Halys, of Harwich, co. Essex), 1st son by his second wife of King Edward I

born

22 Mar 1365/6

mar. (1)

Elizabeth Lestrange, suo jure Baroness Strange of Blackmere (b. 6 Dec 1373; dsp. 23 Aug 1383), only dau. and hrss. of John [Lestrange], 5th Baron Strange of Blackmere, by his wife Lady Isabel de Beauchamp, 5th dau. of Thomas [de Beauchamp], 11th Earl of Warwick

mar. (2)

Jul 1384 Lady Elizabeth de Montagu (widow of William de Montacute (dvp. and sp. 6 Aug 1382), only son and heir ap. by his second wife of William [de Montacute], 2nd Earl of Salisbury; mar. (3) bef. 19 Aug 1401 Sir Robert Goushill, of Hoveringham, co. Nottingham, and (4) bef. 3 Jul 1414 Sir Gerard Usflete), sister and cohrss. of Thomas [FitzAlan], 12th or 5th Earl of Arundel, and 1st dau. of Richard [FitzAlan], 11th or 4th Earl of Arundel, by his first wife Lady Elizabeth de Bohun, only dau. of William [de Bohun], 1st Earl of Northampton

children by second wife

1. Sir Thomas de Mowbray, de jure 2nd Duke of Norfolk, 4th Earl of Norfolk, 2nd Earl of Nottingham, etc., executed at York but not attainted (b. 17 Sep 1385; dsp. 8 Jun 1405), mar. bef. 1 Jun 1402 Lady Constance de Holand (b. c. 1387; mar. (2) bef. 24 Feb 1412/3 Sir John Grey KG (dvp. 27 Aug 1439), 1st son and heir ap. by his first wife of Reynold [Grey], 3rd Baron Grey of Ruthin; d. 12 or 14 Nov 1437; bur. in the Church of St Katherine-by-the-Tower), 1st dau. of John [de Holand], 1st Duke of Exeter, by his wife Lady Elizabeth Plantagenet, 2nd dau. of John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster (by his first wife Lady Blanche Plantagenet, suo jure Countess of Lancaster, 2nd dau. and eventual sole hrss. of Henry of Grosmont, 1st Duke of Lancaster), 4th son of King Edward III

2. Sir John de Mowbray, later 3rd Duke of Norfolk

1. Lady Margaret de Mowbray, mar. c. 1420 Sir Robert Howard, of Stoke Neyland, co. Suffolk, 1st son by his second wife of Sir John Howard, Sheriff of Essex and Hertfordshire, and had issue:

1a. Sir John Howard, later 1st Baron Howard later 1st Duke of Norfolk

1a. Margaret Howard, mar. Thomas Daniel, of Rathwire, co. Meath, son of William Daniel, of Daresbury, co. Cheshire

2a. Katherine Howard (d. after 29 Jun 1478), mar. 15 Oct 1448 as his second wife Edward [Nevil]l, 1st Baron Bergavenny, 4th son of Ralph [Nevill], 1st Earl of Westmorland, by his second wife Lady Joane Beaufort, legitimated dau. of John "of Gaunt", 1st Duke of Lancaster (by his mistress and later third wife Katherine Swynford, widow of Sir Hugh Swynford, of Kettlethorpe, co. Lincoln, and 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Sir Payn de Roet, Guienne King of Arms), 4th son of King Edward III, and had issue

2. Lady Isabel de Mowbray (d. 17 Sep 1452), mar. (1) bef. 13 Jul 1416 Sir Henry Ferrers, 1st son and heir ap. by his first wife of William [de Ferrers], 5th Baron Ferrers of Groby, and (2) c. 1423 as his second wife James [Berkeley], 1st Baron Berkeley, and had issue by both husbands

3. Lady Elizabeth de Mowbray (dspm. after 1 Dec 1423), mar. bef. 24 Nov 1403 Michael [de la Pole], 3rd Earl of Suffolk, and had issue

died

22 Sep 1399

created

12 Feb 1382/3 Earl of Nottingham

in Parliament 29 Sep 1397 Duke of Norfolk

suc. by

son by second wife

note

suc. his brother 10 Feb 1382/3 as 6th Baron Mowbray and 7th Baron Segrave ; suc. his grandmother 24 Mar 1398/9 as 3rd Earl of Norfolk; the creation of the Dukedom of Norfolk was annulled by Henry IV's first Parliament on 6 Oct 1399 along with all that was done in Richard II's last Parliament of 1397-98

 

John [de Mowbray], 5th Earl of Norfolk, etc. later 3rd Duke of Norfolk, KG

born

1392

mar.

Lady Katherine Neville (mar. (2) 27 Jan 1441/2 Sir Thomas Strangways; (3) as his second wife John [Beaumont], 1st Viscount Beaumont, and (4) c.1463 Sir John Wydville (b. c. 1445; dvp. after the Battle of Edgcote 12 Aug 1469), 2nd son of Richard [Wydville], 1st Earl Rivers; d. after 1483), 2nd dau. of Ralph [Neville], 1st Earl of Westmorland, by his second wife Lady Joan Beaufort, legitimated dau. of John "of Gaunt", 1st Duke of Lancaster (by his mistress and later third wife Katherine Swynford, widow of Sir Hugh Swynford, of Kettlethorpe, co. Lincoln, and 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Sir Payn de Roet, Guienne King of Arms), 4th son of King Edward III

only child

1. Sir John de Mowbray, later 4th Duke of Norfolk

died

19 Oct 1432

suc. by

son

note

suc. his elder brother 8 Jun 1405 as 5th Earl of Norfolk, 3rd Earl of Nottingham, 8th Baron Mowbray and 9th Baron Segrave; restored as Duke of Norfolk 30 Apr 1425

 

John [de Mowbray], 4th Duke of Norfolk, KG

born

12 Sep 1415

mar.

c. 1424 his second cousin once removed Lady Eleanor Bourchier (d. Nov 1474), sister of Henry [Bourchier], 1st Earl of Essex, and only dau. of Sir William Bourchier, 1st Count of Eu, by his wife Lady Anne de Stafford, suo jure Countess of Buckingham, Hereford and Northampton, widow of Thomas and Edmund [de Stafford], 3rd and 5th Earls of Stafford, and 1st dau. of Thomas "of Woodstock", 1st Duke of Gloucester (by his wife Lady Alianore de Bohun, suo jure Countess of Essex, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Humphrey [de Bohun], 7th Earl of Hereford, 12th Earl of Essex and 2nd Earl of Northampton), 8th son of King Edward III

only child

1. Sir John de Mowbray, later 1st Earl of Surrey and Warenne later 5th Duke of Norfolk

died

6 Nov 1461

suc. by

son

note

 

John [de Mowbray], 1st Earl of Surrey and Warenne later 5th Duke of Norfolk, KG

born

18 Oct 1444

mar.

bef. 27 Nov 1448 Lady Elizabeth Talbot (d. betw. 6 Nov 1506 and 10 May 1507), 1st dau. of John [Talbot], 1st Earl of Shrewsbury, by his second wife Lady Margaret Beauchamp, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Richard [Beauchamp], 5th Earl of Warwick

only child

1. Lady Anne Mowbray, suo jure Countess of Norfolk, etc. (b. 10 Dec 1472; dsp. betw. 15 Jan 1481 and 10 Nov 1481), mar. 15 Jan 1477/8 Richard [Plantagenet], 1st Duke of York (b. 17 Aug 1473; d. c. Jul 1483), 2nd son of King Edward IV by his wife Lady Elizabeth Grey, widow of Sir John Grey of Groby and 1st dau. of Richard [Wydville], 1st Earl Rivers

died

s.p.m. 17 Jan 1475/6

created

v.p. 24 Mar 1450/1 Earl of Surrey and Warenne

note

 

On his death the Dukedom of Norfolk and the Earldoms of Nottingham, Surrey and Warenne became extinct. He was succeeded in the Earldom of Norfolk and the Baronies of Mowbray and Segrave by his only child, Lady Anne Mowbray, later wife of Richard [Plantagenet], 1st Duke of York, 2nd son of King Edward IV, who on 12 Jun 1476 was created Earl of Nottingham and on 7 Feb 1476/7 Earl of Warenne and Duke of Norfolk. On the death of Lady Anne in 1481 the Earldom of Norfolk became dormant if not extinct and the Baronies of Mowbray and Segrave fell into abeyance between the descendants of her great-great-aunts.

 

 Last reviewed 29 Mar 2007

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