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Families covered: Howard of Wigenhall

This illustrious family is of Saxon origin. Said to be a kinsman of Duke Oslac was ...
Hereward (a temp King Edgar 957-973)
1. Leofric
  A. Hereward 'the exile' of Wigenhall
  i. Hereward
  a. Hereward (a temp Henry II 1154-1189)
  m. Wilburga
  (1) Robert Howard of Wigenhall
  Collins (1741, vol 1, Howard of Norfolk) provides a different ancestry for the following John. It identifies his father as Sir John of Framlingham son of William de Howard (by Maud, widow of Roger Bigod, Earl of Norfolk), son of Roger FitzVarlerine of Howarden Castle, son of Valerine of Vernon.
  (A) John Howard of Wigenhall
  m. Lucy Germund
(i) Sir William Howard of Wigenhall (Chief Justice, d 1308)
  m1. Alice Fitton (dau of Sir Edward Fitton)
  (a) Sir John Howard of Wigenhall (d 1331)
  m. Joan de Cornwall (b c1285, d 1341, dau of Richard de Cornwall)
  ((1)) Sir John Howard, Sheriff of Norfolk, Admiral
  m. Alice de Boys (dau of Sir Robert de Boys of Fersfield, sister/heir of Sir Robert)
  ((A)) Sir Robert Howard (dvp)
  m. Margery or Margaret Scales (dau of Robert, Lord Scales)
  ((i)) Sir John Howard of Wigenhall, Sheriff of Essex and Hertford (d 1436)
m1. (c1380) Margaret Plaiz (b c1367, d 08.1391, dau of Sir John Plaiz of Tofte, Lord)
  ((a)) Sir John Howard (dvp 1409)
  m. Joan Walton (dau of Sir Richard or John Walton)
  (((1))) Elizabeth Howard
  m. John de Vere, 12th Earl of Oxford (d 1461)
  ((b)) Margaret Howard
m1. (after 02.1389/90) Constantine de Clifton, 2nd Lord of Buckenham (b c1372, d 1395)
  m2. (before 1397) Sir George Talbot (d 02.1398/9)
  m2. Alice Tendring (dau of Sir William Tendring of Tendring)
  ((c)) Sir Robert Howard (d 1436)
  m. Margaret de Mowbray (dau of Thomas de Mowbray, 1st Duke of Norfolk)
  ((d)) Henry Howard of Teringhampton, etc
  m. Mary Hussey (dau of Sir Henry Hussey)
  (((1))) Elizabeth Howard
  m. Henry Wentworth of Codham (d 22.03.1482)
  (b) William Howard
  m2. Alice Ufford (dau of Sir Robert Ufford)

Main source(s): BP1934 (Norfolk)
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