Biography of Elizabeth Howard 1st Countess Banbury

Timeline

Around 1583 Elizabeth Howard 1st Countess Banbury was born to Thomas Howard 1st Earl Suffolk and Catherine Knyvet Countess Suffolk.

Masque of Blackness

On 06 Jan 1605, Twelfth Night, the Ben Johnson Masque of Blackness was performed at the Banqueting House. The performers included:
The performers included:
Anne of Denmark Queen Consort Scotland, England and Ireland
Lucy Harrington Countess Bedford
Lady Herbert
Elizabeth Vere Countess Derby
Penelope Devereux Countess Devonshire
Catherine Knyvet Countess Suffolk
Frances Knyvet
Katherine Carey 1st Countess Nottingham
Elizabeth Howard 1st Countess Banbury
Susan Vere Countess Montgomery
Mary Sidney
Audrey Shelton.

On 23 Dec 1605 William Knollys 1st Earl Banbury and Elizabeth Howard 1st Countess Banbury were married. Elizabeth Howard 1st Countess Banbury by marriage Baroness Knollys.

In 1616 William Knollys 1st Earl Banbury was created 1st Viscount Wallingford. Elizabeth Howard 1st Countess Banbury by marriage 1st Viscountess Wallingford.

In 1619 Daniel Mijtens. Portrait of Elizabeth Howard 1st Countess Banbury.

In 1619 Daniel Mijtens 1590-1648. Portrait of Elizabeth Howard 1st Countess Banbury 1583-1658.

In 1626 William Knollys 1st Earl Banbury was created 1st Earl Banbury. Elizabeth Howard 1st Countess Banbury by marriage 1st Countess Banbury.

On 17 Apr 1658 Elizabeth Howard 1st Countess Banbury died.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Howard

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 23 Grand Daughter of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 14 Grand Daughter of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 19 Grand Daughter of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 15 Grand Daughter of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great x 8 Grand Daughter of Edward III King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 12 Grand Daughter of William "Lion" I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 14 Grand Daughter of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 10 Grand Daughter of Philip "Fair" IV King France

Ancestry

Father: Thomas Howard 1st Earl Suffolk Great x 7 Grandson Edward III King England

GrandFather: Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk Great x 7 Grandson Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: Henry Howard Great x 6 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk Great x 6 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk Great x 5 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Tilney Countess Surrey Great x 8 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Stafford Duchess Norfolk Great x 5 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham Great x 4 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Percy Duchess Buckingham Great x 4 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great GrandMother: Frances Vere Great x 10 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Vere 15th Earl Oxford Great x 9 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Vere Great x 8 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Colbroke

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Trussell Countess Oxford Great x 11 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edward Trussell

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Donne Great x 10 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

GrandMother: Margaret Audley Duchess Norfolk Great x 6 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon

Great x 2 GrandFather: Geoffrey Audley

Great x 3 GrandFather: Ralph Audley

Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Grey Baroness Audley Waldon Great x 5 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset Great x 4 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset Great x 6 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Cecily Bonville Marchioness Dorset Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Paternal Marchioness Dorset

Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Paternal

Mother: Catherine Knyvet Countess Suffolk Great x 9 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

GrandFather: Henry Knyvet Great x 8 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great GrandFather: Henry Knyvet Great x 7 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Knyvet Great x 9 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edmund Knyvet Great x 8 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Muriel Howard Viscountess Lisle Great x 6 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk Great x 5 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Tilney Countess Surrey Great x 8 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great GrandMother: Anne Pickering

Great x 2 GrandFather: Christopher Pickering

GrandMother: Elizabeth Stumpe