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Families covered: Howard of Arundel, Howard of Bindon, Howard of Escrick, Howard of Norfolk, Howard of Suffolk, Howard of Surrey, Howard of Walden

Sir Robert Howard of Stoke Neyland, Suffolk (d 1436)
m. Margaret de Mowbray (dau of Thomas de Mowbray, 1st Duke of Norfolk)
1. Sir John Howard, 1st Duke of Norfolk (d Bosworth Field 22.08.1485)
  m1. Katherine Moleyns (d 03.11.1465, dau of William, Lord Moleyns)
  A. Thomas Howard, 2nd Duke of Norfolk (b 1443, d 21.05.1524)
  m1. (30.04.1472) Elizabeth Tylney (d 04.04.1497, dau of Sir Frederick Tylney of Ashwellthorpe)
  i. Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk (b 1473, d 25.08.1554)
  m1. (04.02.1494-5) Anne Plantagenet (b 02.11.1475, d 23.11.1511, dau of King Edward IV of England)
  a. Thomas Howard (b c1496, dvp 03.08.1508)
  b.+ 1 son + 2 daughters (d young)
  m2. (before 08.01.1512-3) Elizabeth Stafford (b c1497, d 30.11.1558, dau of Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham)
  e. Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey (b 1517, dvp 21.01.1547)
  m. (1532) Frances Vere (d 30.06.1577, dau of John de Vere, 15th Earl of Oxford, m2. Thomas Steyning)
  (1) Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk (b 10.03.1537, d 30.09.1572)
As had happened with various of his ancestors, his honours were forfeited for alleged treason and he was beheaded. Unlike them, however, the titles were not soon restored.
  m1. (1556) Mary FitzAlan (b 1540, d 25.08.1557, dau of Henry FitzAlan, 18th Earl of Arundel)
  (A) Philip Howard, Earl of Arundel (b 28.06.1557, d 19.10.1595)
  m. (1571) Anne Dacre (dau of Thomas Dacre, 4th Lord of Gillesland)
  (i) Thomas Howard, Lord Maltravers, Earl of Arundel, Surrey and Norfolk (b 07.07.1585, d 04.10.1646)
  m. (09.1606) Alathea Talbot (dau of Gilbert Talbot, 7th Earl of Shrewsbury)
  (a) James Howard, Lord Mowbray and Maltravers (bpt 17.07.1607, d unm 07.1624)
(b) Henry Frederick Howard, Earl of Arundel, Surrey & Norfolk (b 15.08.1608, 17.04.1652)
  m. (03.1626) Elizabeth Stuart (b 17.10.1610, d 23.01.1673-4, dau of Esme Stuart, 3rd Duke of Lennox)
  (c) Sir William Howard, later Stafford-Howard, 1st Lord Stafford, Viscount Stafford (b 30.11.1614, d 29.12.1680)
  m. (1637) Mary Stafford (sister of Henry Stafford, 5th Lord Stafford)
  m2. (1557) Margaret Audley (d 09.01.1563-4, dau of Thomas Audley, Lord of Walden)
  (B) Sir Thomas Howard, 1st Earl of Suffolk, 1st Lord de Walden (b 24.08.1561, d 28.05.1626)
  m1. Mary Dacre (dsp 07.04.1576, dau of Thomas Dacre, 4th Lord of Gillesland)
  m2. (c1583) Catherine Knevet (d 09.1633, dau of Sir Henry Knevet of Charlton)
  (i) Theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk, 2nd Lord de Walden (b 13.08.1584, d 03.06.1640)
  m. (03.1612) Elizabeth Home (d 19.08.1633, dau of George Home, Earl of Dunbar)
(ii) Thomas Howard, 1st Earl of Berkshire (d 16.07.1669)
  m. Elizabeth Cecil (dau of William Cecil, 2nd Earl of Exeter)
  (iii) Henry Howard
  m. Elizabeth Bassett (d 1643, dau of William Bassett of Blore)
  (a) Elizabeth or Katherine Howard
  m. Sir John Harpur of Swarkston (d 1667)
(iv) Sir Charles Howard
  m. Mary Fitz (dau of Sir John Fitz or Fitzford)
  (a) Elizabeth Howard
  (v) Sir Robert Howard
  p. Frances Coke (b c1601, bur 04.06.1645, dau of Sir Edward Coke, Chief Justice)
  Frances was wife of John Villiers, Viscount Purbeck, but her son (born during her marriage) was deemed illegitimate, sired by Sir Robert. The following information comes from TCP (Purbeck) and BE1883 (Villiers of Purbeck).
  (a) Robert Wright, later Howard then Villiers then Danvers (b 19.10.1624, d 1674)
Robert, a Cromwellite who hated the Stuarts, disclaimed the Viscountcy and sat in the House of Commons. However, after his death, his son claimed the title and his widow sometimes described herself as Viscountess.
  m. (23.11.1648) Elizabeth Danvers, 'Viscountess Purbeck' (bpt 01.05.1629, bur 22.08.1709, dau of Sir John Danvers of Chelsea)
  ((1)) Robert Villiers, 'Viscount Purbeck' (b c1656, d 04.1684)
  m. (1676) Margaret de Burgh (d 14.08.1698, dau of Ulick de Burgh, Marquess of Clanricarde)
  ((A)) John Villiers, 'Viscount Purbeck' (b 1677, d 10.08.1723)
  m. Frances Moyser (dau of Rev. Moyser)
((i))+ 2 daus (d unm)
  ((2)) Edward Villiers (b 28.03.1661, d 1691, captain)
  m. Joan Heming (dau of William Heming of Worcester)
  ((i)) George Villiers (b 11.04.1690, d 1748)
  m. Catherine Stephens (dau of T. Stephens)
  ((a)) George Villiers (b c1724, dsp 24.06.1774, vicar of Frodsham)
  m. Mary
  ((b)) Catherine Villiers (d 13.04.1756)
  m. John Lewis (d 28.06.1783, Dean of Ossory)
((c))+ other issue (d unm) - Edward, Mary
  ((3)) Frances Villiers
  m. Sir Richard Dereham, 3rd Bart of Dereham Abbey
  (vi) Sir William Howard
  (vii) Sir Edward Howard, 1st Lord of Escrick (d 24.04.1675)
  m. (30.11.1623) Mary Boteler (bur 30.01.1633/4, dau of John Boteler, 1st Lord of Bramfield)
  (a) Thomas Howard, 2nd Lord of Escrick (bpt 24.10.1625, dsps 24.08.1678)
  m1. (21.07.1646) Elizabeth Mordaunt (dau of John Mordaunt, 1st Earl of Peterborough)
  m2. (06.1677) Jane Drake (bur 12.08.1716, of Somerset)
  (b) William Howard, 3rd Lord of Escrick (bur 24.04.1694)
  m. Frances Bridgeman (b c1646, d 19.12.1716, dau of Sir James Bridgeman)
  ((1)) Charles Howard, 4th Lord of Escrick (dspl 1715)
  m. (08.1694, div) Elizabeth Brydges (bpt 25.03.1651, d 03.02.1717/8, dau of George Brydges, 6th Lord Chandos)
  p. Mrs. Pyke
  ((A)) Charlotte Howard
(c) Sir Cecil Howard
  ((1)) daughter (d infant)
  (d) Edward Howard (dsp)
  (e) Anne Howard (d 09.1703)
  m. Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Carlisle (b 1629, d 24.02.1684-5)
  (viii) Elizabeth Howard (bpt 11.08.1586, d 17.04.1658)
  m1. William Knollys, 1st Earl of Banbury (b c1547, d 25.05.1632)
  p/m2. (before 02.07.1632) Edward Vaux, 4th Lord of Harrowden (b c1587, d 08.10.1661)
Elizabeth's sons by Edward Vaux were born during her marriage to William Knollys. They took the name Knollys and they and their successors claimed the earldom of Banbury. They are shown under Edward Vaux.
  (ix) Frances Howard (d 23.08.1632)
  m1. (c1605, div 1613, sp) Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex (bpt 22.01.1591, d 14.09.1646)
  m2. (26.12.1613) Robert Kerr (Carre), Earl of Somerset (bur 17.07.1645)
  (x) Catharine Howard (bur 27.01.1672-3)
  m. (01.12.1608) William Cecil, 2nd Earl of Salisbury (b 28.03.1591, d 03.12.1668)
  (C) William Howard of Naworth Castle (b 19.12.1563, d 07.10.1640)
  m. (28.10.1577) Elizabeth Dacre (dau of Thomas Dacre, 4th Lord of Gillesland)
  (D) Margaret Howard
  m. Robert Sackville, 2nd Earl of Dorset (d 25.02.1608-9)
  (E)+ other issue (d unm) - Henry (d young), Elizabeth
  m3. (1566) Elizabeth Leyburne (d 04.09.1567, dau of Sir James Leyburne of Cunswick)
Elizabeth had previously married Thomas Dacre, 4th Lord of Gilliesland, and had three daughters who married her stepsons - Anne to Philip, Marie to Thomas, and Elizabeth to William.
  (2) Sir Henry Howard, Earl of Northampton (d unm 15.06.1614)
  (3) Jane Howard
  m. Charles Nevill, 6th Earl of Westmorland (d 1584)
  (4) Catherine Howard (d 1596)
  m. (1554) Henry Berkeley, 7th Lord (b 26.11.1534, d 26.11.1613)
  (5) Margaret Howard (d 17.03.1590/1)
m. (before 10.09.1565) Henry le Scrope, 9th Lord of Bolton (b c1535, d 13.06.1591/2)
  f. Thomas Howard, 1st Viscount of Bindon (b c1520, d 28.01.1581/2)
  m1. Elizabeth Marney (b c1517, dau of John Marney, 2nd Lord)
  (1) Henry Howard, 2nd Viscount of Bindon (b 1542, d 16.01.1590)
  m. Frances Meautys (dau of Sir Peter Meautys (or Meutas) of Westham (Ambassador) by Jane Ashley (Astley?) of London)
  (A) Douglass Howard (bur 24.01.1590/1)
  m. Sir Arthur Gorges (d 10.1625)
(2) Thomas Howard, 3rd Viscount of Bindon (dsp 01.03.1610/1)
  m. (before 10.01.1580) Grace Duffield (d before 1596, dau of Bernard Duffield)
  (3) Grace Howard (dsp) identified in Berry's 'Essex Pedigrees' (Warren)
  m. Sir John Horseley of Cliff
  (p/)m2. (after 1565) Gertrude Lyte (dau of William Lyte of Lillesdon by Dorothy Kelloway)
  (3) Charles Lyte-Howard
  m. Roberta Webb (dau of William Webb)
  (A) Catherine Lyte-Howard
  m. Sir Thomas Thynne of Longleate
  (B) Elizabeth Lyte-Howard
m. Sir James Murray
  (C) Anne Lyte-Howard
  m. Sir William Thornhurst of Agincourt (sb Agney Court)
  m3. (07.06.1576) Mabel Burton (dau of Nicholas Burton of Carshalton)
(4) Frances Howard (dsp 08.10.1639)
  m1. Henry Pranell
  m2. (27.05.1601) Edward Seymour, 1st Earl of Hertford (b 12.10.1537, d 06.04.1621)
  m3. (16.06.1621, sp) Ludovic Stuart, 2nd Duke of Lennox, Duke of Richmond (b 29.09.1574, d 16.02.1623-4)
  m4. Margaret Manning (bpt 30.05.1559, bur 1635, dau of Henry Manning of Greenwich (by Catherine, dau/coheir of Erasmus Kerkener), m2. Sir Edmund Ludlow of Hill Deverell
  Identified as a daughter of Thomas, but by which wife (or mistress) is unknown, was ...
  (5) Anne Howard
  m. John Turbervile of Bere Regis (b c1575, a 1623)
  g. Mary Howard (dsp 09.12.1557)
  m. (c1533) Henry Fitzroy, Duke of Richmond and Somerset (b 1519, dsp 22.07.1536)
ii. Sir Edward Howard (d 25.04.1513, Standard Bearer, Admiral)
  m. Elizabeth Stapleton (d 18.02.1504/5, dau of Sir Miles Stapleton of Ingham and Bedale)
  iii. Edmund Howard
  m1. Joyce Culpepper (dau of Sir Richard Culpepper)
  a. Henry Howard
  m. Anne
  b. Margaret Howard
  m. Sir Thomas Arundell of Wardour (d 26.02.1552)
  c. Catherine Howard (d 13.02.1542)
  m. (08.08.1540) Henry Tudor, King Henry VIII of England (b 28.06.1491, d 28.01.1547)
  d. Mary Howard
  m. (sp) Sir Edmund Trafford of Trafford (b 03.06.1526, d 1590)
  e. Joyce Howard
  m. John Stanney
  f. Isabel Howard
  m. Henry Boynton of Bromham
  g.+ other issue (dsp) - Sir George, Sir Charles
m2. Dorothy Troyes (dau of Thomas Troyes)
  iv. Sir John Howard (dsp)
  v. Elizabeth Howard (d 03.04.1538)
  m. Sir Thomas Boleyn, Viscount Rochford, Earl of Wiltshire, Earl of Ormond (b 1477, d 12.03.1538/9)
  vi. Muriel Howard
  m1. John Grey, 2nd Viscount L'Isle (d 1512)
  m2. Sir Thomas Knyvett of Buckenham
  vii. other issue (d young)
  m2. (17.08.1497) Agnes Tylney (bur 31.05.1545, dau of Hugh Tylney of Skirbeck and Boston)
viii. William Howard, 1st Lord of Effingham (b c1510, d 21.01.1572-3)
  m1. (before 18.06.1531) Katharine Broughton (d 23.04.1535, dau of John Broughton of Toddington)
  m2. (c1536) Margaret Gamage (dau of Sir Thomas Gamage of Coity)
  ix. Thomas Howard (d 1536)
  x. Anne Howard
  m. John de Vere of Campes, 14th Earl of Oxford (dsp 1526)
  xi. Dorothy Howard
  m. (21.02.1530) Edward Stanley, 3rd Earl of Derby (d 24.10.1572)
  xii. Elizabeth Howard (d 18.09.1534)
  m. (before 21.05.1524) Henry Ratcliffe, 2nd Earl of Sussex (b c1507, d 17.02.1556/7)
  xiii. Katherine Howard (bur 11.05.1554)
  m1. Rice (Rhys) ap Griffith FitzUryan
  m2. Sir Henry Daubeney, Earl of Bridgewater (dsp 04.1548)
  xiv. other issue (d young)
  B. Anne Howard
  m. Sir Edmund Gorges of Wraxall
C. Isabel Howard
  m. Sir Robert Mortimer of Mortimer's Hall
  i. Elizabeth Mortimer probably of this generation
  m. George Guldeford
  D. Jane Howard
  m. John Timperley
  E. Margaret Howard
  m. Sir John Windham of Crownthorpe and Fellbrigg (d 1502/3)
  m2. (before 22.01.1467) Margaret Chedworth (d 1494, dau of Sir John Chedworth, m1. Nicholas Wyfold, Lord Mayor of London, m2. John Norreys of Bray)
  F. Catherine Howard
  m. John Bourchier, 2nd Lord Berners (b 1467, d 16.03.1532)
2. Margaret Howard
  m. Sir Thomas Danyell, Baron of Rathwire
3. Catherine Howard
  m. Sir Edward Nevill, 3rd Lord Bergavenny (d 18.10.1476)

Main source(s): BP1934 (Norfolk), BP1934 (Suffolk), TCP (Howard of Bindon), TCP (Howard of Escrick)
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