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Suffolk, Earl of (E, 1603)

 

Creation: let. pat. 21 Jul 1603

 

Family name: Howard

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Arms:

Quarterly: 1st, Gules on a Bend between six Cross Crosslets fitchée Argent an Escutcheon Or charged with a Demi Lion rampant pierced through the mouth with an Arrow and within a Double Tressure flory counterflory Gules  (Howard); 2nd, Gules three Lions passant guardant in pale Or in chief a Label of three points Argent  (Plantagenet of Norfolk); 3rd, Checky Or and Azure  (Warren); 4th, Gules a Lion rampant Argent  (Mowbray); in the centre of the four quarterings a Crescent Sable for difference 

Crest:

On a Chapeau Gules turned up Ermine a Lion statant guardant with tail extended Or gorged with a Ducal Coronet Argent and charged on the body with a Crescent Sable for difference

Supporters:

On either side a Lion rampant Argent each charged on the shoulder with a Crescent Sable

Motto:

Nous Maintiendrons (We will maintain)

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Thomas [Howard], 1st Baron Howard de Walden later 1st Earl of Suffolk, KG

1st son of Thomas [Howard], 4th Duke of Norfolk, by his second wife Hon Margaret Dudley, widow of Lord Henry Dudley (sic?) and 1st dau. and eventual sole hrss. of Thomas [Audley], 1st Baron Audley of Walden

born

24 Aug 1561

mar. (1)

bef. 9 May 1577 his stepsister Hon Mary Dacre (b. 4 Jul 1563; dsp. 7 Apr 1578; bur. at Saffron Walden, co. Essex), sister and cohrss. of George [Dacre], 5th Baron Dacre of Gilsland, and 2nd dau. of Thomas [Dacre], 4th Baron Dacre of Gilsland, by his wife Elizabeth Leyburne (who. mar. (2) 1566 as his third wife his father Thomas [Howard], 4th Duke of Norfolk), 2nd dau. of Sir James Leyburne, of Cunswick, co. Westmorland

mar. (2)

c. 1583 Catherine Rich (b. c. 1563; widow of Hon Richard Rich, 1st son and heir ap. of Robert [Rich], 2nd Baron Rich;  bur. 18 Sep 1638), 1st dau. and cohrss. of Sir Henry Knyvett, of Charlton, co. Wiltshire, by his wife Elizabeth Stumpe, dau. and hrss. of Sir James Stumpe, of Bromham, co. Wiltshire

children by second wife

1. Hon Theophilus Howard, later 2nd Baron Howard de Walden later 2nd Earl of Suffolk

2. Hon Thomas Howard, later 1st Earl of Berkshire

3. Hon Henry Howard, mar. Elizabeth Bassett (mar. (2) c. 1618 as his first wife William [Cavendish], 1st Duke of Newcastle-upon-Tyne; d. 17 Apr 1643), only dau. and hrss. of William Bassett, of Blore, co. Stafford, by his wife Judith Austin, dau. of Thomas Austin, of Oxley, co. Stafford, and had issue

4. Hon Sir Charles Howard. mar. Mary Darcy (widow of (1) Sir Allen Percy and (2) Hon Thomas Darcy, only son and heir ap. of Thomas [Darcy], 1st Earl Rivers; mar. (4) Sir Richard Grenville, Bt., of Kilkhampston, co. Cornwall), dau. and hrss. of Sir John Fitz, of Fitzford, co. Devon, and had issue

5. Hon Sir Robert Howard

6. Hon Sir William Howard

7. Hon Edward Howard, later 1st Baron Howard of Escrick

1. Lady Elizabeth Howard (bapt. 11 Aug 1586; dsp.legit. 8 Apr 1661), mar. (1) 23 Dec 1605 as his second wife William [Knollys], 1st Earl of Banbury, and (2) bef. 2 Jul 1632 Edward [Vaux], 4th Baron Vaux of Harrowden, and had issue

2. Lady Frances Howard (b. 31 May 1590; d. 23 Aug 1632), mar. (1) 5 Jan 1604/8 (div. Oct 1613) Robert [Devereux], 3rd Earl of Essex, and (2) 26 Dec 1613 Robert [Carr], 1st Earl of Somerset, and had issue by her second husband

3. Lady Catherine Howard (bur. 27 Jan 1672/3), mar. 1 Dec 1608 William [Cecil], 2nd Earl of Salisbury, and had issue

died

28 May 1626 (bur. at Saffron Walden, co. Essex)

created

by writ of summons 24 Oct 1597 Baron Howard de Walden

21 Jul 1603 Earl of Suffolk

suc. by

son by second wife

note

inherited the estate of Saffron Walden, co. Essex, on the death of his mother 1563/4; restored in blood 1584; took part in the defeat of the Spanish Armada; knighted 1588; Vice-Admiral of the Fleet, taking part in the Cadiz expedition of 1596 and the Azores expeditions in 1591 and 1597; Knight of the Garter 1597; Lord Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely 1598-1626, of Suffolk 1605-26 and of Dorset 1611-26; Captain-General and Admiral of the Fleet 1599; Constable of the Tower of London 1600/1; High Steward of the University of Cambridge 1601-14; Privy Councillor 1603; Lord Chamberlain of the Household 1603-14; Joint Commissioner for the office of Earl Marshal 1603/4, 1604/5, 1615/6, 1616, 1617 and 1617/8; Captain of the Gentlemen Pensioners 1605-14; a Commissioner for the Treasury 1612-14; Chancellor of the University of Cambridge 1614-26; Lord High Treasurer 1614-18 (dismissed for embezzlement); High Steward of Exeter 1615-25; Councillor for Wales 1617

 

Theophilus [Howard], 2nd Baron Howard de Walden later 2nd Earl of Suffolk, KG

bapt.

13 Aug 1584

mar.

Mar 1611/2 Lady Elizabeth Home (d. 19 Aug 1633; bur. at Saffron Walden, co. Essex), 2nd dau. and cohrss. of George [Home], 1st Earl of Dunbar, by his wife Catharine Gordon, dau. of Sir Alexander Gordon of Gight

children

1. Hon James Howard, later 3rd Earl of Suffolk

2. Hon Thomas Howard (bapt. 8 Jul 1621; dvp. and spms. bef. 10 Jun 1682), mar. c. 1649 Werburge Kirkoven, dau. of John Kirkoven, Lord of Hemfleet, Holland, and had issue:

1a. James Howard (bur. vp. and spm. 6 Jul 1669), mar. Lady Charlotte Jemima Henrietta Maria Fitzroy (b. c. 1650; naturalised 1675; mar. (2) 17 Jul 1672 as his first wife William [Paston], 2nd Earl of Yarmouth; d. 28 Jul 1684), illegit. dau. of King Charles II, by his mistress Elizabeth Boyle, wife of Francis [Boyle], 1st Viscount Shannon, and 2nd dau. of Sir Robert Killigrew, Vice-Chamberlain to Queen Henrietta Maria, and had issue:

1b. Stuarta Werburge Howard, a Maid of Honour to Queen Mary II (d. 28 May 1706)

3. Hon George Howard, later 4th Earl of Suffolk

4. Hon Henry Howard, later 5th Earl of Suffolk

1. Lady Catherine Howard (d. bef. Jul 1650), mar. (1) Lord George Stuart, Seigneur D'Aubigny (d. 23 Oct 1642), 2nd son of Esmé [Stuart], 3rd Duke of Lennox, and (2) c. 1649 as his first wife James [Livingston], 1st Earl of Newburgh, and had issue by her first husband

2. Lady Elizabeth Howard (b. c. 1622; d. 11 Mar 1704/5), mar. 1 Oct 1642 as his 2nd wife Algernon [Percy], 4th Earl of Northumberland, and had issue

3. Lady Margaret Howard (bapt. 11 Feb 1622/3; bur. 24 Aug 1689), mar. 27 Jan 1640/1 Roger [Boyle], 1st Earl of Orrery, and had issue

4. Lady Anne Howard, mar. Col Thomas Walsingham, of Scadbury, co. Kent (d. 22 Nov 1691), and had issue

5. Lady Frances Howard (bur. 27 Nov 1677), mar. as his first wife Sir Edward Villiers, of Richmond, co. Surrey, Knight Marshal of the Household, Governor of Tynemouth Castle (bapt. 15 Apr 1620; bur. 2 Jul 1689), and had issue

died

3 Jun 1640 (bur. at Saffron Walden, co. Essex)

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament for Maldon 1605-10; Lieutenant of the Gentlemen Pensioners 1605-14 and Captain 1614-19 and 1619/20-35; Joint Steward of various Royal Manors in Wales 1606 ; Councillor for the Colony of Virginia 1609; sum. to Parliament v.p. in his father's Barony of Howard de Walden 1609/10; Governor of Guernsey 1609/10; Keeper of the Tower of Greenwich 1611; Joint Lord Lieutenant of Cumberland, Westmorland and Northumberland 1614-39; Lord Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire, Suffolk and Dorset 1626-40; Privy Councillor 1626; High Steward of Ipswich 1627; Knight of the Garter 1627; Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports and Governor of Dover Castle 1628-40; Custos Rotulorum of Essex bef. 1637; a Commissioner of Regency 1639

 

James [Howard], 3rd Earl of Suffolk

bapt.

10 Feb 1619/20

mar. (1)

1 Dec 1640 Lady Susanna Rich (d. 19 May 1649; bur. at Saffron Walden, co. Essex), 3rd dau. of Henry [Rich], 1st Earl of Holland, by his wife Isabel Cope, dau. and hrss. of Sir William Cope, of Kensington, co. Middlesex#

children by first wife

1. Hon James Howard, styled Lord Howard of Walden (bur. vp. 30 May 1644)

1. Lady Essex Howard (d. aft. 31 Jan 1704/5), mar. 4 Mar 1666/7 Edward [Griffin], 1st Baron Griffin, and had issue

mar. (2)

aft. 13 Feb 1650/1 Barbara Wentworth (bapt. 1 Jun 1622; widow of (1) Hon Richard Wenman, only son and heir of Thomas [Wenman], 2nd Viscount Wenman, and (2) Sir Richard Wentworth;  d. 13 Dec 1681; bur. at Saffron Walden, co. Essex), sister of William [Villiers], 2nd Viscount Grandison, and 1st dau. of Sir Edward Villiers, President of Munster, by his wife Barbara St John, 1st dau. of Sir John St John, of Lydiard Tregose, co. Wiltshire

only child by second wife

2. Lady Elizabeth Howard (b. 1656; d. 1681), mar. Sir Thomas Felton, 4th Bt., of Playford, co. Suffolk, and had issue

mar. (3)

c. 10 Jun 1682 Lady Anne Montagu (b. c. 1660; dsp. 19 Oct 1720; bur. at Saffron Walden, co. Essex), 1st dau. of Robert [Montagu], 3rd Earl of Manchester, by his wife Anne Yelverton, dau. of . of  Sir Christopher Yelverton, 1st Bt., of Easton Mauduit, co. Northampton

died

s.p.m.s. 7 Jan 1688/9 (bur. at Saffron Walden, co. Essex)

suc. by

brother

note

Knight of the Bath at the Coronation of Charles I 1625/6; Lord Lieutenant of Suffolk 1640; sided with Parliament in the Civil War; Joint Commissioner from Parliament to the King 1646; unsuccessfully impeached by the House of Commons 1647; High Steward of Ipswich 1653; Lord lieutenant of Suffolk and Cambridgeshire 1660-80/1; Earl Marshal of England for the Coronation of Charles II 1661; a Gentleman of the Bedchamber 1664/5-80/1; Governor of Landguard Fort, co. Essex 1666; a Joint Commissioner for the office of Earl Marshal 1673; on his death the Barony of Howard de Walden fell into abeyance between his two daughters and their heirs until 3 Aug 1784, when it was called out of abeyance in favour of Field Marshal Sir John Griffin Whitwell, who was sum. to Parliament as 4th Baron Howard de Walden and was later created 1st Baron Braybrooke

 

George [Howard], 4th Earl of Suffolk

born

c.1625

mar. (1)

Catherine Alleyne, dau. of John Alleyne, of Moggerhanger, co. Bedford

children by first wife

1. Lady Mary Howard, mar. Lt Gen Percy Kirke MP, Keeper of Whitehall Palace

2. Lady Anne Howard, mar. William Jephson MP, of Mallow, co. Cork

3. Lady Catherine Howard (d. unm.)

mar. (2)

c. 1686 Anne Cowper (widow of James Cowper, 5th son of Sir William Cowper, 1st Bt.;  dsp. 2 Jul 1710; bur. at Enfield, co. Middlesex), dau. of John Wroth, of Loughton, co. Essex, by his wife Anne Gallard, widow of Joshua Gallard, and dau. of Thomas Huxley

died

s.p.m. 21 Apr 1691 (bur. at Saffron Walden, co. Essex)

suc. by

brother

note

Capt in the Dutch service 1646; Master of the Horse to the Duke of York 1647; a Gentleman of the Bedchamber to the Duke of York whilst in exile 1648

 

Henry [Howard], 5th Earl of Suffolk

bapt.

18 Jul 1627

mar. (1)

bef.1670 Hon Mary Stewart (d. bef. 10 Mar 1682), only dau. and hrss. of Andrew [Stewart], 3rd Baron Castle Stuart, by his wife Joyce Blundell, dau. and hrss. of Sir Arthur Blundell, of Blundellstown, King's County

children by first wife

1. Hon Henry Howard, later 1st Earl of Bindon later 6th Earl of Suffolk

2. Hon Edward Howard, later 8th Earl of Suffolk

3. Hon Charles Howard, later 9th Earl of Suffolk

1. Lady Diana Howard (d. Jun 1710), mar. Col John Pitt

mar. (2)

22 Nov 1691 Mary Maynard (b. c. 1650; widow of (1) Dr Charles Vermuyden, and (2) Sir John Maynard, Serjeant-at-Law;  d. Jan 1720/1), 1st dau. of Rev Ambrose Upton, Canon of Christ Church, Oxford, by his wife Mary Charleton, dau. of Francis Charleton, of Apley Castle, co. Shropshire

died

10 Dec 1709 (bur. at Saffron Walden, co. Essex)

suc. by

son by first wife

note

Commissary General of the Musters 1667-96/7; Recorder of Saffron Walden 1694

 

Henry [Howard], 1st Earl of Bindon later 6th Earl of Suffolk, PC

born

1670

mar. (1)

6 Aug 1691 Lady Auberie Anne Penelope O'Brien (d. 2 Dec 1703; bur. at Saffron Walden, co. Essex), 2nd dau. of Henry [O'Brien], 6th Earl of Thomond, by his second wife Sarah Russell, 3rd dau. of Sir Francis Russell, 2nd Bt. of Chippenham, co. Cambridge

children by first wife

1. Hon Henry Howard (dvp. 6 May 1692; bur. at Saffron Walden, co. Essex)

2. Hon Charles William Howard, later 7th Earl of Suffolk

mar. (2)

Apr 1705 Lady Henrietta O'Brien (widow of his deceased wife's brother, Hon Henry Horatio O'Brien, styled Lord Ibracken;  dsp. 2 Aug 1715; bur. at Saffron Walden, co. Essex), 3rd dau. of Henry [Somerset], 1st Duke of Beaufort, by his wife Hon Mary Capell, 1st dau. of Arthur [Capell], 1st Baron Capell

created

v.p. 30 Dec 1706 Baron Chesterford, of Chesterford in the County of Essex, and Earl of Bindon

died

19 Sep 1718 (bur. at Saffron Walden, co. Essex)

suc. by

son by first wife

note

Member of Parliament (Whig) for Arundel 1695-98 and for Essex 1705-08; Commissary General of the Musters 1696/7-1706/7; Deputy Earl Marshal 1706-18; Privy Councillor 1708 and 1714; Lord Lieutenant of Essex 1714-18 ; First Lord of Trade 1715-17/8

 

Charles William [Howard], 7th Earl of Suffolk & 2nd Earl of Bindon

born

9 May 1693

mar.

9 Jul 1715 Arabella Astry (d. 23 Jun 1722), yst. dau. and cohrss. of Sir Samuel Astry, of Henbury, co. Gloucester, by his wife Elizabeth Morse, dau. and hrss. of George Morse, of Henbury, co. Gloucester

died

s.p. 9 Feb 1721/2 (bur. at Saffron Walden, co. Essex)

suc. by

uncle

note

Recorder of Saffron Walden and Lord Lieutenant of Essex 1718-21/2; on his death the Barony of Chesterford and the Earldom of Bindon became extinct

 

Edward [Howard], 8th Earl of Suffolk

born

1672

died

22 Jun 1731 (bur. at Saffron Walden, co. Essex)

suc. by

brother

 

Charles [Howard], 9th Earl of Suffolk

born

1675

mar.

2 Mar 1705/6 Henrietta Hobart, a Woman of the Bedchamber to Queen Caroline 1714-31, Groom of the Stole to Queen Caroline 1731-34 and mistress of her husband King George II (b. c. 1688; mar. (2) 26 Jun 1735 Hon George Berkeley MP, Master of St Katherine's Hospital (dsps. 29 Oct 1746), 3rd son of Charles [Berkeley], 2nd Earl of Berkeley;  d. 26 Jul 1767), sister of John [Hobart], 1st Earl of Buckinghamshire, and 3rd dau. of Sir Henry Hobart, 4th Bt., of Blickling, co. Norfolk, by his wife Elizabeth Maynard, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Joseph Maynard, of Clifton Reynes, co. Buckingham

only child

1. Hon Henry Howard, later 10th Earl of Suffolk

died

28 Sep 1733 (bur. at Saffron Walden, co. Essex)

suc. by

son

note

Lieut 1695 and Capt 1699-1704 in Inniskilling Dragoons; ADC to the Duke of Ormonde 1702; Capt Lord Cutt's Regiment of Dragoons 1704-06; a Groom of the Bedchamber 1714-27

 

Henry [Howard,] 10th Earl of Suffolk

born

1 Jan 1706/7

mar.

13 May 1735 Sarah Inwen (b. 1714; mar. (2) 10 Oct 1752 as his second wife Lucius Charles [Cary], 7th Viscount of Falkland;  d. 27 May 1776; bur. at Widford, co. Essex), only dau. and hrss. of Thomas Inwen MP, of St Saviour's, Southwark, by his wife Sarah Hucks, dau. of William Hucks, of St Giles's-in-the-Fields, London, brewer

died

s.p. 22 Apr 1745 (bur. at Saffron Walden, co. Essex)

suc. by

third cousin

note

Member of Parliament (Anti-Walpole Whig) for Beeralston 1728-33; Recorder of Saffron Walden 1735-45

 

Henry Bowes [Howard], 4th Earl of Berkshire later 11th Earl of Suffolk

only son and heir of Craven Howard, of Elford Hall, co. Stafford (by his second wife Mary Bowes, dau. and hrss. of Col George Bowes, of Elford Hall, co. Stafford), only son and heir of Hon William Howard (by his wife Elizabeth, dau. of a Lord of Session in Scotland), 4th son of Thomas [Howard], 1st Earl of Berkshire (by his wife Lady Elizabeth Cecil, 1st dau. and cohrss. by his second wife of William [Cecil], 2nd Earl of Exeter), 2nd son by his second wife of Thomas [Howard], 1st Earl of Suffolk

born

4 Nov 1687

mar.

5 Mar 1708/9 his cousin Catherine Grahame (d. 13 Mar 1762; bur. at Charlton, co. Wiltshire), only surv. dau. and hrss. of Col James Grahame, of Levens, co. Westmorland, by his wife Dorothy Howard, only dau. of Hon William Howard

children

1. Hon Henry Howard, styled Viscount Andover (b. 31 Dec 1710; dvp. 5 May 1717; bur. at Charlton, co. Wiltshire)

2. Hon James Howard (bapt. 12 Jan 1711/2; dvp. 24 Dec 1715)

3. Hon William Howard, styled Viscount Andover, Member of Parliament (anti-Walpole Whig) for Castle Rising 1737-47 (b. 23 Dec 1714; dvp. 18 Jul 1756; bur. at Elford, co. Stafford), mar. 6 Nov 1736 Lady Mary Finch (b. 1 May 1716/7; bur. 16 Mar 1803 at Elford, co. Stafford), 1st dau. of Heneage [Finch], 2nd Earl of Aylesford, by his wife Mary Fisher, only child of Sir Clement Fisher, 3rd Bt., of Packington Magna, co. Warwick, and had issue:

1a. Hon Henry Howard, later 12th Earl of Suffolk & 5th Earl of Berkshire

1a. Lady Frances Howard, mar. 25 Feb 1783 Richard Bagot later Howard (b. 13 Nov 1733; dspm. 18 Feb 1819), brother of William [Bagot], 1st Baron Bagot, and 4th son of Sir Walter Wagstaffe Bagot, 5th Bt., of Blithfield, co. Stafford, and had issue

4. Hon Charles Howard (bapt. 29 Oct 1717; dsp. 28 Sep 1773), mar. (1) Susannah Lane (d. Aug 1761), and (2) Mary Collins (widow of Henry Collins)

5. Hon Thomas Howard, later 14th Earl of Suffolk & 7th Earl of Berkshire

died

21 Mar 1757 (bur. at Charlton, co. Wiltshire)

suc. by

grandson

note

suc. his great uncle as 4th Earl of Berkshire 12 Apr 1706; Deputy Earl Marshal 1718-25; Recorder of Lichfield 1755

 

Henry [Howard], 12th Earl of Suffolk & 5th Earl of Berkshire, KG PC

born

16 May 1739

mar. (1)

25 May 1764 Hon Mary Constantia Trevor-Hampden (b. 22 Feb 1743/4; dsps. 8 Feb 1767; bur. at Charlton, co. Wiltshire), first dau. of Robert [Trevor later Trevor-Hampden], 1st Viscount Hampden, by his wife Baroness Constantia de Huybert, dau. of Peter Anthony de Huybert, Lord van Kruyningen, in Holland

mar. (2)

14 Aug 1777 his cousin Lady Charlotte Finch (b. 13 May 1754; d. 7 Jul 1808; bur. at Charlton, co. Wiltshire), 1st dau. of Heneage [Finch], 3rd Earl of Aylesford, by his wife Lady Charlotte Seymour, 2nd dau. by his second wife of Charles [Seymour], 6th Duke of Somerset

children by second wife

1. Hon George Howard, styled Viscount Andover (b. 24 Sep 1778; dvp. 27 Dec 1778)

2. Hon Henry Howard, later 13th Earl of Suffolk & 6th Earl of Berkshire

died

6 Mar 1779 (bur. at Charlton, co. Wiltshire)

suc. by

son by second wife

note

High Steward of Malmesbury 1763-67; Deputy Earl Marshal 1763-65; Privy Councillor 1771; Lord Privy Seal 1771; Secretary of State for the North 1771-79; Knight of the Garter 1778

 

Henry [Howard], 13th Earl of Suffolk & 6th Earl of Berkshire

born

8 Aug 1779

died

10 Aug 1779 (bur. at Charlton, co. Wiltshire)

suc. by

great-uncle

 

Thomas [Howard], 14th Earl of Suffolk & 7th Earl of Berkshire

born

11 Jun 1720/1

mar.

13 Aug 1747 Elizabeth Kingscote (b. 7 Mar 1721/2; d. 22 Jun 1769; bur. at Ashtead, co. Surrey), dau. of William Kingscote, of Kingscote, co. Gloucester, by his wife Catherine Barnsley, dau. of ..... Barnsley

only child

1. Lady Diana Howard (dspm. 20 Jun 1816), mar. 23 Nov 1782 Sir Michael Le Fleming, 4th Bt., and had issue

died

s.p.m. 23 Feb 1783 (bur. at Ashtead, co. Surrey)

suc. by

third cousin

note

Member of Parliament (Whig) for Castle Rising 1747-68, for Malmesbury 1768-74 and for St Michael 1774-79

 

John [Howard], 15th Earl of Suffolk & 8th Earl of Berkshire

1st surv. son of Capt Philip Howard (by his wife Margaret Screen, dau. and eventual hrss. of Francis Screen, of Edinburgh), only son and heir of Capt Charles Howard RN (by his wife Elizabeth Batten, dau. of Sir Edward Batten), 2nd son of Hon Col Philip Howard (by his wife Mary Jennings), 7th son of Thomas [Howard], 1st Earl of Berkshire (by his wife Lady Elizabeth Cecil, 1st dau. and cohrss. by his second wife of William Cecil, 2nd Earl of Exeter), 2nd son by his second wife of Thomas [Howard], 1st Earl of Suffolk

born

7 Mar 1738/9

mar.

2 Jul 1774 Julia Nevinson (widow of Stanwix Nevinson, of Newby, co. Westmorland;  d. 23 Nov 1819; bur. at Charlton, co. Wiltshire), dau. of John Gaskarth, of Hutton Hall, Penrith, co. Cumberland, by his wife Catherine Bolton, dau. of Rev Thomas Bolton, Minister of Greystock

children

1. Hon Charles Nevinson Howard, styled Viscount Andover (b. 13 May 1775; dsp. and vp. 11 Jan 1800; bur. at Tittleshall, co. Norfolk), mar. 27 Jun 1796 Lady Jane Elizabeth Coke (b. 2 Dec 1777; mar. (2) 17 Apr 1806 Admiral Sir Henry Digby GCB; d. 29 Apr 1863), 1st dau. of Thomas William [Coke], 1st Earl of Leicester, by his first wife Jane Dutton, sister of James [Naper later Dutton], 1st Baron Sherborne, and dau. of James Lennox Naper later Dutton, of Loughcrew, co. Meath

2. Hon Thomas Howard, later 16th Earl of Suffolk & 9th Earl of Berkshire

1. Lady Catherine Howard (d. 1850), mar. Rev George Bisset (d. Nov 1826)

died

23 Jan 1820 (bur. at Charlton, co. Wiltshire)

suc. by

son

note

Page to the Princess Caroline and to the Duke of Cumberland 1745-48; Ensign, 1st Regiment of Foot Guards 1756, Capt 1760, Lt Col 1773-82, Col in the Army 1780, Maj General 1787, Lieut General 1797 and General 1802; served in the War of the American Revolution 1779-81, being wounded at the Battle of Guildford Court House 1781; Col of the 97th Regiment of Foot 1782-83, of the 70th (East Surrey) Regiment of Foot 1783-1814 and of the 44th (East Essex) Regiment of Foot 1814-20; Governor of Londonderry and Culmore 1806-20

 

Thomas [Howard], 16th Earl of Suffolk & 9th Earl of Berkshire

born

18 Aug 1776

mar.

3 Jan 1803 Hon Elizabeth Jane Dutton (b. 28 May 1775; d. 18 Apr 1836; bur. at Charlton, co. Wiltshire), 1st dau. of James [Naper later Dutton], 1st Baron Sherborne, by his wife Elizabeth Coke, sister of Thomas William [Coke], 1st Earl of Leicester, and 2nd dau. of Wenman Roberts later Coke, of Longford, co. Derby, and Holkham Hall, co. Norfolk

children

1. Hon Charles John Howard, later 17th Earl of Suffolk & 10th Earl of Berkshire

2. Capt Hon Henry Thomas Howard MP (b. 16 Jan 1808; d. 29 Jan 1851), mar. 24 Apr 1845 Georgiana Maria Guise (d. 23 Nov 1859), 1st dau. of Gen Sir John Wright Guise, 3rd Bt. GCB, by his wife Charlotte Diana Vernon, yst. dau. of John Vernon, of Clontarf Castle, co. Dublin, and had issue

3. Hon Richard Edward Howard (b. 1812; d. 1873)

4. Hon James Kenneth Howard, Commissioner of Woods and Forests (b. 5 Mar 1814; d. 7 Jan 1882), mar. 10 Feb 1845 Lady Louisa Petty-FitzMaurice (d. 12 Jun 1906), only dau. of Henry [Petty later Petty-FitzMaurice], 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne, and had issue

1. Lady Elizabeth Howard (b. 6 Nov 1803; d. 29 Jul 1845), mar. 22 Jun 1826 as his first wife her cousin James Henry Legge [Dutton], 3rd Baron Sherborne, and had issue

2. Lady Julia Catherine Howard (d. 17 Feb 1875)

3. Lady Jane Elizabeth Howard (d. 28 Jul 1861), mar. 5 Apr 1836 as his second wife Sir John Ogilvy, 9th Bt. MP, and had issue

4. Lady Mary Rose Howard (d. 22 May 1874)

5. Lady Frances Margaret Howard (d. 11 Nov 1894)

died

4 Dec 1851 (bur. at Charlton, co. Wiltshire)

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament for Arundel 1802-06

 

Charles John [Howard], 17th Earl of Suffolk & 10th Earl of Berkshire

born

7 Nov 1804

mar.

2 Sep 1829 Isabella Catherine Mary Howard-Molyneux-Howard (b. 26 Sep 1806; d. 20 Jun 1891; bur. at Charlton, co. Wiltshire), 2nd dau. of Lord Henry Howard later Molyneux-Howard later Howard-Molyneux-Howard (granted the rank and precedence of a Duke's younger son 1817;  yr. bro. of Bernard Edward [Howard], 12th Duke of Norfolk), by his wife Elizabeth Long, dau. of Edward Long, Judge of the Admiralty Court in Jamaica

children

1. Hon Henry Charles Howard, later 18th Earl of Suffolk & 11th Earl of Berkshire

2. Hon Greville Theophilus Howard, of Castle Rising, co. Norfolk (b. 22 Dec 1836; d. 28 Jul 1880), mar. 18 Sep 1873 Lady Audrey Jane Charlotte Townshend (mar. (2) 10 Aug 1882 Gen Rt Hon Sir Redvers Buller VC GCB GCMG, of Downes, co. Devon; d. 20 Feb 1926), 3rd dau. of John [Townshend], 4th Marquess Townshend, and had issue

3. Lieut Hon Bernard Thomas Howard (b. 27 Aug 1841; dvp. 25 Sep 1868)

4. Hon Cecil Molyneux Howard (b. 30 Mar 1849; dsp. 28 Apr 1903), mar. Amy Schuster (d. 31 Jan 1915), dau. of Leo Schuster

1. Lady Isabella Julia Elizabeth Howard (d. 8 Nov 1910), mar. 18 Jun 1863 Francis Henry Atherley, of Landguard Manor, Isle of Wight (d. 31 Mar 1897), and had issue

2. Lady Mary Charlotte Henrietta Howard (dvp. 7 May 1872)

3. Lady Victoria Margaret Louisa Howard (b. 3 Mar 1844; d. 4 Jan 1906)

died

14 Aug 1876 (bur. at Charlton, co. Wiltshire)

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Liberal) for Malmesbury 1832-41

 

Henry Charles [Howard], 18th Earl of Suffolk & 11th Earl of Berkshire

born

10 Sep 1833

mar.

2 Dec 1868 Mary Eleanor Lauderdale Coventry (b. 25 Sep 1847; d. 31 Oct 1928; cremated at Golders Green and bur. at Charlton, co. Wiltshire), 4th dau. of Hon Henry Amelius Coventry (by his wife Caroline Stirling Dundas, 2nd dau. of James Dundas, 26th of Dundas Castle, by his wife Hon Mary Tufton Duncan, 4th dau. of Adam [Duncan], 1st Viscount Duncan), 1st son by his second wife of George William [Coventry], 8th Earl of Coventry

children

1. Hon Henry Molyneux Paget Howard, later 19th Earl of Suffolk & 12th Earl of Berkshire

2. Maj Hon James Knyvett Estcourt Howard (b. 1 May 1886; dspm. 5 Dec 1964), mar. 9 Jul 1925 Nancy Induna Frances Caroline Lubbock (b. 17 Sep 1897; d. 13 Dec 1972), 1st dau. of Edgar Lubbock, High Sheriff of Lincolnshire 1907, by his wife Amy Myddleton Peacock, only dau. of Christopher Gilbert Peacock, of Greatford Hall, Stamford, co. Lincoln, and had issue

1. Lady Mary Muriel Sophie Howard (b. 1 Mar 1870; d. 19 Feb 1938), mar. 18 Jul 1893 her cousin Henry Robert Beauclerk Coventry (b. 20 Sep 1871; d. 25 Jun 1953), 1st son of Capt Henry Amelius Beauclerk Coventry (by his wife Lady Evelyn Mary Brudenell-Bruce, widow of George John Brudenell-Bruce and 2nd dau. of William [Craven], 2nd Earl of Craven), 1st son of Hon Henry Amelius Coventry (by his wife Caroline Stirling Dundas, 2nd dau. of James Dundas, 28th of Dundas), 1st son by his second wife of George William [Coventry], 8th Earl of Coventry, and had issue

2. Lady Eleanor Mabel Howard (b. 11 Feb 1873; d. 9 Mar 1945), mar. (1) 26 Jul 1902 Maj Hon Lionel Francis George Byng (b. 26 Sep 1858; d. 27 May 1915), 3rd son by his second wife of George Stevens [Byng], 2nd Earl of Strafford, and (2) 11 Oct 1922 Henry Ernest Atkinson (d. 3 Oct 1926), 1st son of Rev Francis Home Atkinson, of Morland Hall, Penrith, co. Cumberland, and had issue by her first husband

3. Lady Agnes Isabel Howard (b. 30 Jun 1874; dsp. 16 Oct 1970), mar. 23 Jan 1917 Maj Arthur Vernon Poynter DSO (d. 1 Mar 1955), only son of Lt Col James Poynter

4. Lady Katharine Millicent Howard (b. 10 Sep 1883; d. 1 Apr 1961)

died

31 Mar 1898

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Liberal) for Malmesbury 1859-68

 

Henry Molyneux Paget [Howard], 19th Earl of Suffolk & 12th Earl of Berkshire

born

13 Sep 1877

mar.

26 Dec 1904 Marguerite Hyde Leiter (d. 5 Mar 1968), 2nd dau. of Levi Zeigler Leiter, of Dupont Circle, Washington, USA

children

1. Hon Charles Henry George Howard, later 20th Earl of Suffolk & 13th Earl of Berkshire

2. Hon Cecil John Arthur Howard (b. 24 Jun 1908; dsp. 1985), mar. 12 Feb 1939 Francis Drake Dean, dau. of Edwin Morgan Dean, of Newcastle, co. Northumberland

3. Lieut Cdr Hon Greville Reginald Howard RNR, Mayor of Westminster 1946-47, Member of Parliament for St Ives 1950-66 (b. 7 Sep 1909; d. 1987), mar. 24 Nov 1945 Mary Ridehalgh (d. 1994), 2nd dau. of William Smith Ridehalgh, of Broughton Lodge, Cartmel, co. Lancaster, and had issue

died

21 Apr 1917 (bur. at Basra, Iraq)

suc. by

son

note

extra ADC to the Viceroy of India, Lord Curzon, 1898-1904 ; Capt, 4th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment; Major, 3rd Wessex Brigade, RFA; served in World War I 1914-17 with the RFA in India and Mesopotamia, where he was killed in action when he was commanding his battery near Baghdad

 

Charles Henry George [Howard], 20th Earl of Suffolk & 13th Earl of Berkshire, GC

born

2 Mar 1906

mar.

7 Mar 1934 Mimi Forde-Piggott (b. c. 1905; d. 22 Feb 1966), dau. of Alfred George Forde-Piggott

children

1. Hon Michael John James George Robert Howard, later 21st Earl of Suffolk & 14th Earl of Berkshire

2. Hon Maurice David Henry Howard, of Walpole Street, London SW3 (b. 3 Nov 1936), mar. 18 Feb 1978 Victoria Summers, 1st dau. of G B Summers, of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and has issue

3. Hon Patrick Greville Howard, of Far Upton Wold, co. Gloucester (b. 18 Aug 1940), mar. 22 Sep 1966 Mary Elizabeth Johnson, 1st dau. of Dr Clarence Laverne Johnson, of Mayfair, London, by his wife Mary Elizabeth Royden, 4th dau. of Sir Ernest Bland Royden, 3rd Bt., and has issue

died

12 May 1941 (bur. at Charlton, co. Wiltshire)

suc. by

son

note

2nd Lieut, Scots Guards; served in World War II as Liaison Officer in Paris between the Ministry of Supply and the Ministry of Armaments 1939-40 and as Chief Field Research and Experimental Officer, Directorate of Scientific Research Ministry of Supply 1940 till his death; killed through enemy action; posthumous George Cross 1941

 

Michael John James George Robert [Howard], 21st Earl of Suffolk & 14th Earl of Berkshire

born

27 Mar 1935

mar. (1)

1 Oct 1960 (div. 1967) Simone Paulmier (former wife of Michel Paulmier), dau. of Georges Litman, of Paris, France

only child by first wife

1. Lady Lucinda Howard (b. 26 Mar 1961; dvp. 21 Dec 1962)

mar. (2)

22 Sep 1973 (div. 1980) Anita Robsahm Fuglesang (b. 1950; mar. (2) 1984 as his 2nd wife Charles Henry Leicester [Stanhope], 12th Earl of Harrington), 2nd dau. of Robin Robsahm Fuglesang, of Cuckfield, co. Sussex, by his wife Wendy E S Whitehead

children by second wife

1. Hon Alexander Charles Michael Winston Robsahm Howard, styled Viscount Andover (b. 17 Sep 1974), mar. 4 Jun 2011 Victoria Hamilton, dau. of James Hamilton, and has issue:

1a. Hon Eloise Victoria Rose Mimi Howard (b. 1 May 2013)

2. Lady Katherine Emma Frances Anita Robsahm Howard (b. 9 Apr 1976)

mar. (3)

15 Dec 1983 Linda Jacqueline Hood (b. 1950; former wife of Alexander Nelson [Hood], 4th Viscount Bridport), dau. of Lt Col Vincent Rudolph Paravicini, of Nutley Manor, Basingstoke, co. Hampshire, by his wife ..... Swinnerton-Dyer

children by third wife

3. Lady Philippa Mimi Jacqueline Henrietta Howard (b. 1985)

4. Lady Natasha Rose Catherine Linda Howard (b. 1987)

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 Last updated 21 Sep 2009

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Titles:

21st Earl of Suffolk

(England, let. pat. 21 Jul 1603)

14th Earl of Berkshire

(England, let. pat. 7 Feb 1625/26)

14th Viscount Andover

(England, let. pat. 23 Jan 1621/22)

14th Baron Howard of Charlton, of Charlton in the County of Wiltshire

(England, let. pat. 23 Jan 1621/22)

 

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