Biography of Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk

Timeline

On 10 Mar 1536 Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk was born to Henry Howard and Frances Vere at Kenninghall Palace.

On 25 Aug 1554 Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk succeeded 4th Duke Norfolk (3C 1483), 3rd Earl Surrey (3C 1483).

In 1556 Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk and Mary Fitzalan Duchess Norfolk were married. Mary Fitzalan Duchess Norfolk by marriage Duke Norfolk (3C 1483), Earl Surrey (3C 1483).

On 28 Jun 1557 Philip Howard 20th Earl Arundel was born to Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk and Mary Fitzalan Duchess Norfolk in the Strand.

In 1558 Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk and Margaret Audley Duchess Norfolk were married. Margaret Audley Duchess Norfolk by marriage Duke Norfolk (3C 1483), Earl Surrey (3C 1483).

Coronation of Elizabeth I

On 15 Jan 1559 Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland was crowned I King England and Ireland: Tudor by Owen Oglethorpe Bishop Carlisle at Westminster Abbey.
Margaret Audley Duchess Norfolk carried the train. Nicholas Heath Archbishop York censed. Edward Dymoke attended as the Queen's Champion. Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk, Francis Talbot 5th Earl Shrewsbury, 5th Earl Waterford, Henry Fitzalan 19th Earl Arundel, Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter and William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke attended.

On Apr 1559 Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk was appointed 340th Knight Garter: Elizabeth I.

On Feb 1560 Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk was appointed as Lords of the Congregation.

On 24 Aug 1561 Thomas Howard 1st Earl Suffolk was born to Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk and Margaret Audley Duchess Norfolk.

In 1562 Margaret Howard was born to Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk and Margaret Audley Duchess Norfolk.

1562 News Years Day Gift Giving

On 01 Jan 1562 the New Years Gift Giving was held. Those who gave gifts provide an interesting who's who of the Elizabethan Court soon after Elizabeth I's Coronation. Queen Elizabeth was present since a number are described as "With the Qene her Majestie. ".
For 'dimy' read 'demi' ie half-sovereigns.
Neweeyeur's Gyftes gevon to the Quene her Majestie by those Parsons whose Names hereafter ensue, the first of January, the Yere above wrytten.
By the Lady Margaret Strainge, a little round mounte of golde to conteyne a pomaunder in it. With the Qene her Majestie. Note. Lady Margaret Strange married Henry Stanley Lord Strange on 07 Feb 1555. In 1561 he had not succeeded to Earldom of Derby and was known by the courtesy title Lord Strange. She is listed first since she was one of the few remaining direct descendants of Henry VII, being a great-granddaughter by his daughter Mary Tudor. Margaret Clifford was first in line to succeed in 1568 but died in 1596 before Elizabeth I.
Dukes, Marquises and Earls
By the Duke of Norfolke, in a purse of purple silke and golde knit, in sundry coynes of golde £20 0s 0d.
By the Marquis of Winchester, High Threasourer of Englande, in a purse of crymsen satten, in angells £20 0s 0d.
By the Marquis of Northampton, in a purse of crymsen silke and gold knit, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Arundell, Lord Steward, in a paper, in angels, £30 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Shrewesburye, in a red silke purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Darbye, in a purse of crymsen satten, embraudered with golde, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Pembroke, in a purse of black silk and silver knit, in new angells £30 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Bedforde, in a purse of black silk and golde knytt, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Rutlande, in a purse of red silk and golde knytt, in dimy soveraigns and angells £20 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Huntingdon, in a red silk purse, in angells £15 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Westmerlande, in a red silk purse, in dimy soveraigns £10 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Oxforde, in a red silk purse, in dimy soveraigns £10 0s 0d.
By the Thomas Percy 7th Earl NorthumberlandEarle of Northumberlande, in a purse of black silke and silver knytt, in angells £10 0s 0d. With the Quene her Highness.
By the Earle of Warwike, a smocke wrought with black silk, a peire of slevis, and a partelett wrought with gold, silver, and black silke. Delivered to the Lady Cobham.
By the Viscounte Mountague, in a purse of cloth of golde, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
Bishops. The list of Bishops ends with "With her said Majestie"; unclear whether this refers to all the Bishops listed.
By the Archbusshop of Caunterbury, in a red silk purse, in dimy soveraigns £40 0s 0d.
By the Archbusshop of York, in soveraigns £30 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Duresme, in a purse of crymson silk and gold knytt, in angells £30 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Ely, in a red vellat purse, in angells £30 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Wynchester, in a purse of crymsen silk and gold knytt and set with pearles, in angells £20 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of London, in a red satten purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Salisbury, in a red satten purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Worcester, in a black vellat purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Lyncoln, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Chychester, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Norwich, in a blew silk purse £13 6s 8d.
By the Busshop of Hereforde, in a green silk purse, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Lychfield and Coventry, in a red satten purse, in angells £13 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Rochester, in a red purse, in gold £13 6s 8d.
By the Busshop of Saint Davies, in a red silk purse, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Bathe, in a purse of red silk, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Exetour, in a blew silk purse, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Peterborowe, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Chester, in a red purse, in angells and soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
Duchesses and Countesses
By the Duchess of Norfolke, in a prse of crymsen silk and gold knyt, in angells £20 0s 0d.
By the Duchess of Somerset, in a purse of silver and black silk, in royalls and ducketts £14 0s 0d. Proably the Dowager Duchess of Somerset since her husband Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset had been executed in 1552, and their children disinherited as a result.
By the Frances Vere, in a purse of tawny silk and gold, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d. Dowager since her husband Henry Howard 1516-1547, by courtesy Earl Surrey, had been executed in 1547.
By the Anne Talbot Countess Pembroke, in a cherry bag of crymsen satten, in new angells £15 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Bedford, in a purse of crymsen silk and silver knytt, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Dorothy Howard Countess Derby, in a purse of crymson sattin embrodred with gold, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Oxford, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Shrewisbury, Dowager, in a purse of black silk knytt, in dimy soveraignes £12 0s 0d.
By the Gertrude Manners Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford, in a red silk purse knytt, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Huntingdon, Dowager, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Katherine Dudley Countess Huntingdon, in a red purse, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Anne Somerset Countess Northumberland, in a purse of black silk and silver knytt, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Rutland, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £13 6s 8d.
Viscountesses
By the Vicountess Hereford, Dowager, six hankercheffes edged with gold. Delivered to the said Lady Cobham.
By the Vicountess Mountague, in a purse of cloth of gold, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
Lordes
By the Lorde Keeper of the Great Seale, Bacon, in a purse of silver knytt, in angells £13 6s 8d.
By the William Howard 1st Baron Howard, in a purse of crymsen silk and gold knytt, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d
By the Lorde Pagett, in a greene purse in dimy soveraignes £13 6s 8d.
By the Lorde Clynton, Lord Admyrall, in gold £10 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Riche, in a red satten purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Lorde North, in a purse of purple silk and silver, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Lumley, in a paper, in angells £20 0s 0d.
By the Edward Hastings 1st Baron Hastings Loughborough, in a red silk purse, in French crowns £13 0s 0d.
By the Henry Stafford 1st Baron Stafford, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Windsor, in a purse of crymsn silk and gold knytt, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
By John Grey, a haunce pott of allabaster garnished with silver gilt. Delivered in charge to John Asteley, Esq. Master and Threasourer of her Highnes Jewels and Plate. Lord John Grey assumed to be a courtesy title his father being Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset.
By the Henry Berkeley 7th Baron Berkeley, in a red purse, in gold £10 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Mountejoye, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Edward Neville 7th Baron Bergavenny, in a purse of red silke, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Scrowpe, in a purse of blak silk and silver knytt, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Henry Carey 1st Baron Hunsdon, in a purse of crymsen silk, in double ducketts £13 6s 8d.
By the Lorde Strainge, in a purse of red silk and gold, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d. Lord Strange being the courtesy title for the Earldom of Derby. He wouldn't inherit until 1572.
By the Lorde Darcey of Chichey, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes, £10 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Shefild, in a red silk purse, in gold £10 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Shandowes, in a blak silk purse, in angells £10 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
Ladyes
By the Lady Howarde, in a purse of crymsen silk and knytt, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
By the Lady Clinton, a peire of sleevis of gold, pulled out with lawne. Delivered to the said Lady Cobham.
By the Lady Pagett, in gold £6 13s 4d.
By the Katherine Howard Baroness Berkeley, Lord Barkeley's wife, in gold £5 0s 0d.
By the Lady Mountejoye, in a red silk purse, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Lady Abergavenny, in a red satten purse, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d.
By the Lady Caree of Hundesdon, in a blak purse knytt, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Lady Taylboyes, Sir Peter Carewe's wyfe, in a purse of blak silk and silver, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
By the Lady Cobham, a partelett and a peire of sleeves of sypers wrought with silver and blak silke. Re-delivered to herself.
By the Lady Dakers, a warming ball of gold, per oz. 3 oz. dim. With her said Majestie.
By the Douglas Howard Baroness Sheffield, a paire of sleeves wrought with fringe of blak silk and lozeng of gold. Delivered to the said Lady Cobham.
By the Lady Scrope, in a purse of blak silk and silver, in angells £7 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
By the Lady Shandowes, a peire of sleeves and a partlett of gold and silver knytt, cawle fashion. Delivered to the said Lady Cobham
By the Catherine Carey, a feyne carpett of needleworke, theverende frienged and buttoned with gold and silk. Delivered to John Torneworth, Groom of the Privy Chamber.
By the Lady Butler, in a little white purse, in French crowns £6 0s 0d. With her said Majestie. Unclear as to who Lady Butler refers to.
By the Lady Raclyef, a peire of sleeves of cameryk, all over sett with purle, and two sweet bags. Delivered to the said Lady Cobham.

In 1563 Hans Eworth. Portrait of Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk.

In 1563 Hans Eworth 1520-1574. Portrait of Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk 1536-1572.

On 19 Dec 1563 William "Belted" Howard was born to Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk and Margaret Audley Duchess Norfolk at Saffron Walden.

In 1567 Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk and Elizabeth Leyburne Duchess Norfolk were married. Elizabeth Leyburne Duchess Norfolk by marriage Duke Norfolk (3C 1483), Earl Surrey (3C 1483).

In 1568 Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk attended to hear evidence against Mary "Queen of Scots" Stewart I Queen Scotland at York.

In 1569 Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk was imprisoned for planning to marry Mary Queen of Scots.

Ridolphi Plot

Around Mar 1571 the Ridolphi Plot was a Catholic plan to assassinate Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland and replace her with her with Mary "Queen of Scots" Stewart I Queen Scotland would would marry Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk. Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland and Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk were cousins through their Great Grandmother Elizabeth Tilney Countess Surrey.

On 07 Sep 1571 Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk was imprisoned at Tower of London for his involvement in the Ridolphi Plot.

In Jan 1572 Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk was tried for high treason for his involvement in the Ridolphi Plot. Thomas Sackville 1st Earl Dorset acted as judge. George Talbot 6th Earl Shrewsbury, 6th Earl Waterford was appointed as Lord High Steward for the trial.

On 02 Jun 1572 Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk was executed for his involvement in the Ridolphi Plot. He was buried at St Peter ad Vincula Church.

Elizabeth Howard was born to Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk and Margaret Audley Duchess Norfolk.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Howard

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 21 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 12 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 17 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 13 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great x 7 Grand Son of Edward III King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 10 Grand Son of William "Lion" I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 12 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 9 Grand Son of Philip "Bold" III King France

Ancestry

Father: Henry Howard

GrandFather: Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk

Great GrandFather: Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk

Great Great GrandFather: John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk

Great Great Great GrandFather: Robert Howard

Great Great Great GrandMother: Margaret Mowbray Baroness Grey Ruthyn

Great Great GrandMother: Katherine Moleyns

Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Tilney Countess Surrey

Great Great GrandFather: Frederick Tilney

Great Great Great GrandFather: Philip Tilney

Great Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Cheney

Great Great Great GrandFather: Lawrence Cheney

Great Great Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Cockayne

GrandMother: Elizabeth Stafford Duchess Norfolk

Great GrandFather: Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham

Great Great GrandFather: Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham

Great Great Great GrandFather: Humphrey Stafford

Great Great Great GrandMother: Margaret Beaufort

Great Great GrandMother: Catherine Woodville Duchess Buckingham, Duchess Bedford

Great Great Great GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers

Great Great Great GrandMother: Jacquetta Luxembourg Duchess Bedford

Great GrandMother: Eleanor Percy Duchess Buckingham

Great Great GrandFather: Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland

Great Great Great GrandFather: Henry Percy 3rd Earl Northumberland

Great Great Great GrandMother: Eleanor Poynings Countess Northumberland

Great Great GrandMother: Maud Herbert Countess Northumberland

Great Great Great GrandFather: William "Black William" Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke

Great Great Great GrandMother: Anne Devereux

Mother: Frances Vere

GrandFather: John Vere 15th Earl Oxford

Great GrandFather: John Vere

Great Great GrandFather: Robert Vere

Great Great Great GrandFather: Richard Vere 11th Earl Oxford

Great Great Great GrandMother: Alice Sergeaux Countess Oxford

Great Great GrandMother: Joan Courtenay

Great GrandMother: Alice Colbroke

GrandMother: Elizabeth Trussell Countess Oxford

Great GrandFather: Edward Trussell

Great GrandMother: Margaret Donne

Great Great GrandFather: John Donne

Great Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Hastings

Great Great Great GrandFather: Leonard Hastings

Great Great Great GrandMother: Alice Camoys