Biography of Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk 1536-1572

Timeline

Before 10 Mar 1536 Henry Howard 1516-1547 (20) and Frances Vere 1517-1577 were married

On 10 Mar 1536 Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk 1536-1572 was born to Henry Howard 1516-1547 (20) and Frances Vere 1517-1577 at Kenninghall Palace, Kenninghall, Norfolk

On 19 Jan 1547 Henry Howard 1516-1547 (31) was beheaded at Tower Hill, City of London. He was buried at Church of St Michael the Archangel, Framlingham, Suffolk

On 25 Aug 1554 Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 (80) died at Kenninghall, Norfolk. He was buried at Church of St Michael the Archangel, Framlingham, Suffolk. His grandson Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk 1536-1572 (18) succeeded 4th Duke Norfolk (3C 1483), 3rd Earl Surrey (3C 1483)

In 1556 Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk 1536-1572 (19) and Mary Fitzalan Duchess Norfolk 1540-1557 (16) were married. Mary Fitzalan Duchess Norfolk 1540-1557 (16) by marriage Duchess Norfolk (3C 1483), Earl Surrey (3C 1483).

On 28 Jun 1557 Philip Howard 20th Earl Arundel 1557-1595 was born to Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk 1536-1572 (21) and Mary Fitzalan Duchess Norfolk 1540-1557 (17) in the Strand, Westminster

Around 23 Aug 1557 Mary Fitzalan Duchess Norfolk 1540-1557 (17) died in childbirth.

In 1558 Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk 1536-1572 (21) and Margaret Audley Duchess Norfolk 1540-1564 (18) were married. Margaret Audley Duchess Norfolk 1540-1564 (18) by marriage Duchess Norfolk (3C 1483), Earl Surrey (3C 1483).

Coronation of Elizabeth I

On 15 Jan 1559 Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (25) was crowned I King England and Ireland: Tudor by Owen Oglethorpe Bishop Carlisle 1507-1559 (52) at Westminster Abbey, Westminster.
Margaret Audley Duchess Norfolk 1540-1564 (19) carried the train. Nicholas Heath Archbishop York 1501-1578 (58) censed. Edward Dymoke 1508-1566 attended as the Queen's Champion. Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk 1536-1572 (22), Francis Talbot 5th Earl Shrewsbury, 5th Earl Waterford 1500-1560 (59), Henry Fitzalan 19th Earl Arundel 1512-1580 (46), Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter 1542-1623 (16) and William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke 1501-1570 (58) attended.

On Apr 1559 Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk 1536-1572 (23) was appointed 340th Knight Garter: Elizabeth I

On Feb 1560 Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk 1536-1572 (23) was appointed as Lords of the Congregation

On 24 Aug 1561 Thomas Howard 1st Earl Suffolk 1561-1626 was born to Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk 1536-1572 (25) and Margaret Audley Duchess Norfolk 1540-1564 (21)

In 1562 Margaret Howard 1562-1591 was born to Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk 1536-1572 (25) and Margaret Audley Duchess Norfolk 1540-1564 (22)

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 (28) 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 (22), 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 (30) 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 (22) was first in line to succeed in 1568 but died in 1596 before Elizabeth I.
Dukes, Marquises and Earls
By the Duke of Norfolke (25), in a purse of purple silke and golde knit, in sundry coynes of golde £20 0s 0d.
By the William Paulet 1st Marquess Winchester 1483-1572, High Threasourer of Englande, in a purse of crymsen satten, in angells £20 0s 0d.
By the Marquis of Northampton (50), in a purse of crymsen silke and gold knit, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Arundell (49), Lord Steward, in a paper, in angels, £30 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Shrewesburye (34), in a red silke purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Darbye (52), in a purse of crymsen satten, embraudered with golde, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Pembroke (61), in a purse of black silk and silver knit, in new angells £30 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Bedforde (35), in a purse of black silk and golde knytt, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Rutlande (35), 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 (37), in a red silk purse, in dimy soveraigns £10 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Oxforde (46), in a red silk purse, in dimy soveraigns £10 0s 0d.
By the Thomas Percy 7th Earl Northumberland 1528-1572{Earle 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 (32), 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 (23).
By the Anthony Browne 1st Viscount Montague 1528-1592, 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 (57), in a red silk purse, in dimy soveraigns £40 0s 0d.
By the Archbusshop of York (61), in soveraigns £30 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Duresme (41), in a purse of crymson silk and gold knytt, in angells £30 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Ely (68), in a red vellat purse, in angells £30 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Wynchester (52), in a purse of crymsen silk and gold knytt and set with pearles, in angells £20 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of London (42), in a red satten purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Salisbury (39), in a red satten purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Edwin Sandys Archbishop York 1519-1588, in a black vellat purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Lyncoln (41), in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Chychester (64), in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Norwich (50), in a blew silk purse £13 6s 8d.
By the Busshop of Hereforde (52), in a green silk purse, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Lychfield and Coventry (48), in a red satten purse, in angells £13 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Rochester (48), in a red purse, in gold £13 6s 8d.
By the Busshop of Saint Davies (55), 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 (22), in a prse of crymsen silk and gold knyt, in angells £20 0s 0d.
By the Anne Stanhope Duchess Somerset 1497-1587, in a purse of silver and black silk, in royalls and ducketts £14 0s 0d. Probably the Dowager Duchess of Somerset since her husband Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 had been executed in 1552, and their children disinherited as a result.
By the Frances Vere 1583-1583, 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 Countess of Pembroke (38), in a cherry bag of crymsen satten, in new angells £15 0s 0d.
By the Bridget Hussey Countess Bedford 1526-1601, in a purse of crymsen silk and silver knytt, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Darby, in a purse of crymson sattin embrodred with gold, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Oxford (36), 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 Countess of Shrewisbury (37), in a red silk purse knytt, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Huntingdon, Dowager (51), in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Huntingdon (24), in a red purse, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Northumberland (24), in a purse of black silk and silver knytt, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Margaret St John Countess Bedford 1533-1562, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £13 6s 8d.
Viscountesses
By the Vicountess Hereford, Dowager (41), six hankercheffes edged with gold. Delivered to the said Lady Cobham (23).
By the Magdalen Dacre Viscountess Montague 1538-1608, in a purse of cloth of gold, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
Lordes
By the Lorde Keeper of the Great Seale, Nicholas Bacon 1510-1579, in a purse of silver knytt, in angells £13 6s 8d.
By the Lorde William Howard, Lord Chamberlen (52), in a purse of crymsen silk and gold knytt, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d
By the William Paget 1st Baron Paget Beaudasert 1506-1563, in a greene purse in dimy soveraignes £13 6s 8d.
By the Edward Clinton 1st Earl Lincoln 1512-1585, in gold £10 0s 0d.
By the Richard Rich 1st Baron Rich Leez 1497-1567, in a red satten purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Edward North 1st Baron North 1496-1564, in a purse of purple silk and silver, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the John Lumley 1st Baron Lumley 1533-1609, in a paper, in angells £20 0s 0d.
By the Edward Hastings 1st Baron Hastings Loughborough 1521-1571, in a red silk purse, in French crowns £13 0s 0d.
By the Henry Stafford 1st Baron Stafford 1501-1563, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Windsor (29), in a purse of crymsn silk and gold knytt, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
By John Grey 1524-1564, 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 1477-1530.
By the Henry Berkeley 7th Baron Berkeley 1534-1613, in a red purse, in gold £10 0s 0d.
By the James Blount 6th Baron Mountjoy 1533-1582, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Edward Neville 7th Baron Bergavenny 1526-1588, in a purse of red silke, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d.
By the Henry Scrope 9th Baron Scrope Bolton 1534-1592, in a purse of blak silk and silver knytt, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Caree of Hundesdon (35), in a purse of crymsen silk, in double ducketts £13 6s 8d.
By the Lorde Strainge (30), 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 John Darcy 2nd Baron Darcy Chiche -1581, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes, £10 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Shefild (24), in a red silk purse, in gold £10 0s 0d.
By the Edmund Brydges 2nd Baron Chandos -1573, in a blak silk purse, in angells £10 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
Ladyes
By the Lady Howarde (47), in a purse of crymsen silk and knytt, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
By the Elizabeth "The Fair Geraldine" Fitzgerald Countess Lincoln 1527-1590, a peire of sleevis of gold, pulled out with lawne. Delivered to the said Lady Cobham (23).
By the Lady Pagett, in gold £6 13s 4d.
By the Katherine Howard Baroness Berkeley 1538-1596, Lord Barkeley's wife, in gold £5 0s 0d.
By the Lady Mountejoye (29), 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 (33), in a blak purse knytt, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Margaret Skipwith Baroness Tailboys{Lady Taylboyes}, Sir Peter Carewe's (48) wyfe, in a purse of blak silk and silver, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
By the Lady Cobham (23), a partelett and a peire of sleeves of sypers wrought with silver and blak silke. Re-delivered to herself.
By the Margaret Fiennes 11th Baroness Dacre Gilsland 1541-1612, a warming ball of gold, per oz. 3 oz. dim. With her said Majestie.
By the Douglas Howard Baroness Sheffield 1542-1608, a paire of sleeves wrought with fringe of blak silk and lozeng of gold. Delivered to the said Lady Cobham.
By the Margaret Howard Baroness Scrope Bolton{Lady Scrope}, in a purse of blak silk and silver, in angells £7 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
By the Lady Shandowes (37), a peire of sleeves and a partlett of gold and silver knytt, cawle fashion. Delivered to the said Lady Cobham
By the Catherine Carey 1524-1569, 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 Frances Radclyffe -1602, 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 1520-1574 (42). Portrait of Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk 1536-1572 (26).

On 19 Dec 1563 William "Belted" Howard 1563-1640 was born to Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk 1536-1572 (27) and Margaret Audley Duchess Norfolk 1540-1564 (23) at Saffron Walden, Essex

On 09 Jan 1564 Margaret Audley Duchess Norfolk 1540-1564 (24) died at Norwich, Norfolk following the birth of her fourth child. She was buried at Church of St John the Baptist, Norwich, Norfolk

In 1567 Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk 1536-1572 (31) and Elizabeth Leyburne Duchess Norfolk 1536-1567 (31) were married. Elizabeth Leyburne Duchess Norfolk 1536-1567 (31) by marriage Duchess Norfolk (3C 1483), Earl Surrey (3C 1483).

On Sep 1567 Elizabeth Leyburne Duchess Norfolk 1536-1567 (31) died

In 1568 Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk 1536-1572 (31) attended to hear evidence against Mary "Queen of Scots" Stewart I Queen Scotland 1542-1587 (25) at York, Yorkshire

In 1569 Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk 1536-1572 (32) 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 1533-1603 (37) and replace her with her with Mary "Queen of Scots" Stewart I Queen Scotland 1542-1587 (28) would would marry Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk 1536-1572 (34). Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (37) and Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk 1536-1572 (34) were cousins through their Great Grandmother Elizabeth Tilney Countess Surrey 1444-1497.

On 07 Sep 1571 Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk 1536-1572 (35) was imprisoned at Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London for his involvement in the Ridolphi Plot.

In Jan 1572 Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk 1536-1572 (35) was tried for high treason for his involvement in the Ridolphi Plot. Thomas Sackville 1st Earl Dorset 1536-1608 (36) acted as judge. George Talbot 6th Earl Shrewsbury, 6th Earl Waterford 1528-1590 (44) was appointed as Lord High Steward for the trial.

On 02 Jun 1572 Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk 1536-1572 (36) was executed for his involvement in the Ridolphi Plot. He was buried at St Peter ad Vincula Church, Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London

On 30 Jun 1577 Frances Vere 1517-1577 died at Soham, Cambridgeshire. He was buried at St Mary and All Saints, Fotheringhay, Northamptonshire.

Elizabeth Howard was born to Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk 1536-1572 and Margaret Audley Duchess Norfolk 1540-1564

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Howard

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 21 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 12 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd 1100-1170

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 17 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 13 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

Kings England: Great x 7 Grand Son of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Kings Scotland: Great x 10 Grand Son of William "Lion" I King Scotland 1143-1214

Kings Franks: Great x 11 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

Kings France: Great x 9 Grand Son of Philip "Bold" III King France 1245-1285

Ancestry

Father: Henry Howard 1516-1547 Great x 6 Grandson Edward III King England 1312-1377

GrandFather: Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 Great x 6 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great GrandFather: Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk 1443-1524 Great x 5 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk 1425-1485 Great x 4 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Howard 1385-1437 Great x 4 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Mowbray Baroness Grey Ruthyn 1388-1459 Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 2 GrandMother: Katherine Moleyns -1465

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Moleyns 1378-1425

Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Tilney Countess Surrey 1444-1497 Great x 8 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 2 GrandFather: Frederick Tilney 1416-1445

Great x 3 GrandFather: Philip Tilney 1400-1453

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Cheney 1422-1473 Great x 7 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandFather: Lawrence Cheney 1396-1461

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Cockayne 1394-1422 Great x 6 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

GrandMother: Elizabeth Stafford Duchess Norfolk 1497-1558 Great x 5 Granddaughter Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great GrandFather: Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham 1478-1521 Great x 4 Grandson Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham 1454-1483 Great x 3 Grandson Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 3 GrandFather: Humphrey Stafford 1425-1458 Great x 2 Grandson Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Beaufort 1437-1474 Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 2 GrandMother: Catherine Woodville Duchess Buckingham, Duchess Bedford 1458-1497 Great x 6 Granddaughter Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers 1405-1469

Great x 3 GrandMother: Jacquetta Luxembourg Duchess Bedford 1415-1472 Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great GrandMother: Eleanor Percy Duchess Buckingham -1530 Great x 4 Granddaughter Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland 1449-1489 Great x 3 Grandson Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Percy 3rd Earl Northumberland 1421-1461 Great x 2 Grandson Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Poynings Countess Northumberland 1422-1480 Great x 6 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 2 GrandMother: Maud Herbert Countess Northumberland 1458-1485 Great x 9 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandFather: William "Black William" Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke 1423-1469

Great x 3 GrandMother: Anne Devereux 1430-1486 Great x 8 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Mother: Frances Vere 1517-1577 Great x 6 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

GrandFather: John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 Great x 5 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great GrandFather: John Vere 1433-1480 Great x 4 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 2 GrandFather: Robert Vere 1410-1461 Great x 6 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Vere 11th Earl Oxford 1385-1417 Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Sergeaux Countess Oxford

Great x 2 GrandMother: Joan Courtenay 1411-1501 Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandFather: Hugh Courtenay 1359-1425 Great x 2 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great GrandMother: Alice Colbroke

GrandMother: Elizabeth Trussell Countess Oxford Great x 11 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great GrandFather: Edward Trussell 1478-1499

Great GrandMother: Margaret Donne 1480- Great x 10 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Donne 1430-1505

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Hastings 1450-1508 Great x 9 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great x 3 GrandFather: Leonard Hastings 1396-1455

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Camoys Great x 8 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135