Biography of Theophilus Howard 2nd Earl Suffolk

Timeline

On 13 Aug 1582 Theophilus Howard 2nd Earl Suffolk was born to Thomas Howard 1st Earl Suffolk and Catherine Knyvet Countess Suffolk at Saffron Walden.

On 10 Feb 1606 James Howard 3rd Earl Suffolk was born to Theophilus Howard 2nd Earl Suffolk and Elizabeth Home Countess Suffolk.

Masque of The Hue and Cry After Cupid

On 09 Feb 1608 John Ramsay 1st Earl Holderness and Elizabeth Radclyffe were married at Whitehall Palace. James I gave the bride away and sent the bride a gold cup containing a grant of lands worth an income of £600 per year, also paid off Ramsay's debts of £10,000.
The marriage was celebrated with the Masque of The Hue and Cry After Cupid in the evening of 09 Feb 1608 at the Banqueting House written by Ben Johnson
The principal masquers, nobles and gentlemen of the Court, appeared in the guise of the twelve signs of the Zodiac; the men, five English and seven Scottish courtiers, were:
Ludovic Stewart 2nd Duke Lennox, 1st Duke Richmond
Thomas Howard 21st Earl Arundel, 4th Earl Surrey, 1st Earl Norfolk
Philip Herbert 1st Earl Montgomery, 4th Earl Pembroke
William Herbert 3rd Earl Pembroke
Esmé Stewart 3rd Duke Lennox
Theophilus Howard 2nd Earl Suffolk
James Hay 1st Earl Carlisle
Robert Crichton 8th Lord Sanquhar
John Kennedy, Master of Mar
Robert Rich 2nd Earl Warwick
Mr Erskine.

In 1612 Theophilus Howard 2nd Earl Suffolk and Elizabeth Home Countess Suffolk were married.

On 17 Jul 1625 George Howard 4th Earl Suffolk was born to Theophilus Howard 2nd Earl Suffolk and Elizabeth Home Countess Suffolk.

On 28 May 1626 Theophilus Howard 2nd Earl Suffolk succeeded 2nd Earl Suffolk (4C 1603). Elizabeth Home Countess Suffolk by marriage Countess Suffolk (4C 1603).

In 1627 Theophilus Howard 2nd Earl Suffolk was appointed 426th Knight Garter: Charles I.

On 18 Jul 1627 Henry Howard 5th Earl Suffolk was born to Theophilus Howard 2nd Earl Suffolk and Elizabeth Home Countess Suffolk.

On 03 Jun 1640 Theophilus Howard 2nd Earl Suffolk died at Suffolk House.

Margaret Howard Countess Orrery was born to Theophilus Howard 2nd Earl Suffolk and Elizabeth Home Countess Suffolk.

Elizabeth Howard Countess Northumberland was born to Theophilus Howard 2nd Earl Suffolk and Elizabeth Home Countess Suffolk.

Thomas Howard was born to Theophilus Howard 2nd Earl Suffolk and Elizabeth Home Countess Suffolk.

Anne Howard was born to Theophilus Howard 2nd Earl Suffolk and Elizabeth Home Countess Suffolk.

Frances Howard was born to Theophilus Howard 2nd Earl Suffolk and Elizabeth Home Countess Suffolk.

Catherine Howard was born to Theophilus Howard 2nd Earl Suffolk and Elizabeth Home Countess Suffolk.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Howard

Descent

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kings France: Great x 10 Grand Son 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