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Biography of Thomas Howard 1st Earl Berkshire 1587-1669

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Before 1582 Thomas Howard 1st Earl Suffolk 1561-1626 and Catherine Knyvet Countess Suffolk 1564-1638 were married (he was her Third-Cousin). Catherine Knyvet Countess Suffolk 1564-1638 by marriage Baroness Audley Waldon in Essex.

In 1598 Unknown Artist. Portrait of Thomas Howard 1st Earl Suffolk 1561-1626 (36).

Around 1616 William Larkin 1582-1619 (34). Portrait of Catherine Knyvet Countess Suffolk 1564-1638 (52).

On 08 Oct 1587 Thomas Howard 1st Earl Berkshire 1587-1669 was born to Thomas Howard 1st Earl Suffolk 1561-1626 (26) and Catherine Knyvet Countess Suffolk 1564-1638 (23) at Saffron Walden.

Around 1597 Thomas Howard 1st Earl Berkshire 1587-1669 (9) educated at Magdalene College aka Buckingham, Cambridge University, Cambridge.

In 1597 Thomas Howard 1st Earl Suffolk 1561-1626 (35) was appointed 384th Knight Garter: Elizabeth I.

After 1598 Edward Coke 1552-1634 and Elizabeth Cecil Countess Berkshire were married.

Before 1634 Gilbert Jackson 1595-1648. Portrait of Edward Coke 1552-1634.

In 1599 Catherine Knyvet Countess Suffolk 1564-1638 (35) was appointed Keeper of the Jewels to Anne of Denmark Queen Consort Scotland, England and Ireland 1574-1619 (24).

Around 1605 John Critz 1551-1642 (54). Portrait of Anne of Denmark Queen Consort Scotland, England and Ireland 1574-1619 (30).

In 1603 Thomas Howard 1st Earl Suffolk 1561-1626 (41) was created 1st Earl Suffolk (4C 1603). Catherine Knyvet Countess Suffolk 1564-1638 (39) by marriage Countess Suffolk (4C 1603).

In 1603 Robert Devereux 3rd Earl Essex 1591-1646 (11) and Frances Howard Countess Essex, Countess Somerset 1590-1632 (12) were married.

Around 1615 William Larkin 1582-1619 (33). Portrait of Frances Howard Countess Essex, Countess Somerset 1590-1632 (24).

In 1604 Thomas Howard 1st Earl Berkshire 1587-1669 (16) was knighted.

In 1605 Thomas Howard 1st Earl Berkshire 1587-1669 (17) was elected MP Lancaster.

On 23 Dec 1605 William Knollys 1st Earl Banbury 1544-1632 (61) and Elizabeth Howard Countess Banbury 1583-1658 (22) were married. Elizabeth Howard Countess Banbury 1583-1658 (22) by marriage Baroness Knollys.

In 1619 Daniel Mijtens 1590-1648 (29). Portrait of William Knollys 1st Earl Banbury 1544-1632 (75) wearing his Garter Collar and Leg Garter.

In 1619 Daniel Mijtens 1590-1648 (29). Portrait of Elizabeth Howard Countess Banbury 1583-1658 (36).

On 01 Dec 1608 William Cecil 2nd Earl Salisbury 1591-1668 (17) and Catherine Howard Countess Salisbury were married.

On 26 Dec 1613 Robert Carr 1st Earl Somerset 1587-1645 (26) and Frances Howard Countess Essex, Countess Somerset 1590-1632 (23) were married. Frances Howard Countess Essex, Countess Somerset 1590-1632 (23) by marriage Countess Somerset (3C 1613).

Around 1628 John Hoskins 1590-1664 (38) (copy from original). Portrait of Robert Carr 1st Earl Somerset 1587-1645 (41).

In 1614 Thomas Howard 1st Earl Berkshire 1587-1669 (26) and Elizabeth Cecil Countess Berkshire were married.

In 1614 Thomas Howard 1st Earl Berkshire 1587-1669 (26) was elected MP Wiltshire.

In 1615 Charles Howard 2nd Earl Berkshire 1615-1679 was born to Thomas Howard 1st Earl Berkshire 1587-1669 (27) and Elizabeth Cecil Countess Berkshire.

In 1616 Mary Howard 1616-1679 was born to Thomas Howard 1st Earl Berkshire 1587-1669 (28) and Elizabeth Cecil Countess Berkshire.

On 29 Sep 1617 John Villiers 1st Viscount Purbeck 1591-1658 (26) and Frances Coke Viscountess Purbeck 1602-1645 (15) were married.

In 1623 Michiel Janszoon van Mierevelt 1566-1641 (56). Portrait of Frances Coke Viscountess Purbeck 1602-1645 (20).

On 14 Nov 1619 Thomas Howard 3rd Earl Berkshire 1619-1706 was born to Thomas Howard 1st Earl Berkshire 1587-1669 (32) and Elizabeth Cecil Countess Berkshire.

In 1621 Thomas Howard 1st Earl Berkshire 1587-1669 (33) was created 1st Baron Howard Charlton Wiltshire. Elizabeth Cecil Countess Berkshire by marriage Baroness Howard Charlton Wiltshire.

In 1621 Thomas Howard 1st Earl Berkshire 1587-1669 (33) was elected MP Cricklade.

In 1622 William Howard 1622- was born to Thomas Howard 1st Earl Berkshire 1587-1669 (34) and Elizabeth Cecil Countess Berkshire.

In 1625 Thomas Howard 1st Earl Berkshire 1587-1669 (37) was appointed 422nd Knight Garter: Charles I.

On Jan 1626 Robert Howard Playwright 1626-1698 was born to Thomas Howard 1st Earl Berkshire 1587-1669 (38) and Elizabeth Cecil Countess Berkshire.

On 07 Feb 1626 Thomas Howard 1st Earl Berkshire 1587-1669 (38) was created 1st Earl Berkshire (2C 1626). Elizabeth Cecil Countess Berkshire by marriage Countess Berkshire (2C 1626).

On 28 May 1626 Thomas Howard 1st Earl Suffolk 1561-1626 (64) died at Charing Cross. He was buried at Saffron Walden. His Son Theophilus Howard 2nd Earl Suffolk 1582-1640 (43) succeeded 2nd Earl Suffolk (4C 1603). Elizabeth Home Countess Suffolk by marriage Countess Suffolk (4C 1603).

Around 1627 Frances Howard 1627-1670 was born to Thomas Howard 1st Earl Berkshire 1587-1669 (39) and Elizabeth Cecil Countess Berkshire.

In 1627 Theophilus Howard 2nd Earl Suffolk 1582-1640 (44) was appointed 426th Knight Garter: Charles I.

On 12 Apr 1628 Edward Howard 1st Baron Howard -1675 was created 1st Baron Howard of Escrick.

On 05 Mar 1629 Philip Howard 1629-1717 was born to Thomas Howard 1st Earl Berkshire 1587-1669 (41) and Elizabeth Cecil Countess Berkshire.

On 23 Aug 1632 Frances Howard Countess Essex, Countess Somerset 1590-1632 (42) died.

In 1636 Diana Howard 1636-1713 was born to Thomas Howard 1st Earl Berkshire 1587-1669 (48) and Elizabeth Cecil Countess Berkshire.

On 11 Jul 1637 William Russell 1st Duke Bedford 1616-1700 (20) and Anne Carr Countess Bedford 1615-1684 (21) were married.

Around 1637 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (37). Portrait of George Digby 2nd Earl Bristol 1612-1677 (24) and William Russell 1st Duke Bedford 1616-1700 (20).

Around 1638 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (38). Portrait of William Russell 1st Duke Bedford 1616-1700 (21).

Around 1672 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (53). Postumous portrait of Henrietta Stewart Duchess Orléans 1644-1670Commissioned by her brother Charles II King Scotland and presented by him in the Council ChamberWhere it still hangs today, in recognition of her birth in Bedford House, Exeter, the town house of the William Russell 1st Duke Bedford 1616-1700 (55)Who had given her mother refuge during the dangerous years before her father's execution in 1649.

Around 1635 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (35). Portrait of Anne Carr Countess Bedford 1615-1684 (19).

In 1638 Catherine Knyvet Countess Suffolk 1564-1638 (74) died.

On 04 Mar 1639 William Cavendish 3rd Earl Devonshire 1617-1684 (21) and Elizabeth Cecil Countess Devonshire -1689 were married. Elizabeth Cecil Countess Devonshire -1689 by marriage Countess Devonshire.

In 1631 Cornelius Johnson 1593-1661 (37). Portrait of William Cavendish 3rd Earl Devonshire 1617-1684 (13).

Around 1647. Studio of Peter Lely 1618-1680 (28). Portrait of William Cavendish 3rd Earl Devonshire 1617-1684 (29) although the painting says somewhat curiously 2nd Earl Devonshire.

On 03 Jun 1640 Theophilus Howard 2nd Earl Suffolk 1582-1640 (57) died at Suffolk House, Charing Cross. On 03 Jun 1640 His Son James Howard 3rd Earl Suffolk 1606-1688 (34) succeeded 3rd Earl Suffolk (4C 1603).

Before 1744 Enoch "The Younger" Seeman 1694-1744. Portrait of James Howard 3rd Earl Suffolk 1606-1688.

On Oct 1642 Algernon Percy 10th Earl Northumberland 1602-1668 (40) and Elizabeth Howard Countess Northumberland -1705 were married.

Around 1634 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (34). Portrait of Algernon Percy 10th Earl Northumberland 1602-1668 (31) and Anne Cecil -1637.

Before 09 Dec 1641 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641. Portrait of Algernon Percy 10th Earl Northumberland 1602-1668.

In 1645 Philip Sidney 3rd Earl Leicester 1619-1698 (25) and Catherine Cecil Countess Leicester -1652 were married.

On 04 Jun 1645 Frances Coke Viscountess Purbeck 1602-1645 (42) died.

On 08 Feb 1650 Conyers Darcy 2nd Earl Holderness 1622-1692 (28) and Frances Howard 1627-1670 (23) were married.

Before 1658. Robert Walker 1599-1658. Portrait of Conyers Darcy 2nd Earl Holderness 1622-1692.

In 1652 Catherine Cecil Countess Leicester -1652 died.

On 17 Apr 1658 Elizabeth Howard Countess Banbury 1583-1658 (75) died.

On 16 Jul 1669 Thomas Howard 1st Earl Berkshire 1587-1669 (81) died. His Son Charles Howard 2nd Earl Berkshire 1615-1679 (54) succeeded 2nd Earl Berkshire (2C 1626). Dorothy Savage Countess Berkshire by marriage Countess Berkshire (2C 1626).

John Evelyn's Diary 1685 Feb. 16 Feb 1685. I din'd at Robert Howard Playwright 1626-1698 (59), Auditor of the Exchequer, a gentleman pretending to all manner of arts and sciences, for which he had ben the subject of Comedy, under the name of Sir Positive; not ill-natur'd, but insufferably boasting. He was sonn to the late Thomas Howard 1st Earl Berkshire 1587-1669.

Henry Howard was born to Thomas Howard 1st Earl Berkshire 1587-1669 and Elizabeth Cecil Countess Berkshire.

Elizabeth Howard was born to Thomas Howard 1st Earl Berkshire 1587-1669 and Elizabeth Cecil Countess Berkshire.

James Howard was born to Thomas Howard 1st Earl Berkshire 1587-1669 and Elizabeth Cecil Countess Berkshire.

Algernon Howard was born to Thomas Howard 1st Earl Berkshire 1587-1669 and Elizabeth Cecil Countess Berkshire.

Edward Howard was born to Thomas Howard 1st Earl Berkshire 1587-1669 and Elizabeth Cecil Countess Berkshire.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Howard

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 23 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 14 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd 1100-1170

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 19 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 15 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

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

Kings Scotland: Great x 12 Grand Son of William "Lion" I King Scotland 1143-1214

Kings Franks: Great x 13 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

Kings France: Great x 10 Grand Son of Philip "Fair" IV King France 1268-1314

Ancestry

Father: Thomas Howard 1st Earl Suffolk 1561-1626 7 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England Howard Arms

GrandFather: Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk 1536-1572 7 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England Howard Arms

Great GrandFather: Henry Howard 1516-1547 6 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England Henry Howard 1516-1547 Arms

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 6 x Great Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 Howard Arms

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk 1443-1524 5 x Great Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 Howard Arms

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

Great x 4 GrandMother: Katherine Moleyns -1465

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Tilney Countess Surrey 1444-1497 8 x Great Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216 Tilney Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: Frederick Tilney 1416-1445 Tilney Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Elizabeth Cheney 1422-1473 7 x Great Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Stafford Duchess Norfolk 1497-1558 5 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England Stafford Arms

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

Great x 4 GrandFather: Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham 1454-1483 3 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England Stafford Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Catherine Woodville Duchess Buckingham, Duchess Bedford 1458-1497 6 x Great Granddaughter of Henry III King England 1207-1272 Woodville Arms

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Percy Duchess Buckingham -1530 4 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England Percy Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland 1449-1489 3 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England Percy Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Maud Herbert Countess Northumberland 1458-1485 9 x Great Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216 Herbert Arms

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

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 5 x Great Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 Vere Arms

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Vere 1433-1480 4 x Great Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 Vere Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: Robert Vere 1410-1461 6 x Great Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189 Vere Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Joan Courtenay 1411-1501 3 x Great Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 Courtenay Arms

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Colbroke

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

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edward Trussell 1478-1499

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Donne 1480- 10 x Great Granddaughter of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 4 GrandFather: John Donne 1430-1505

Great x 4 GrandMother: Elizabeth Hastings 1450-1508 9 x Great Granddaughter of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England Hastings Arms

GrandMother: Margaret Audley Duchess Norfolk 1540-1564 6 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England Audley Arms

Great GrandFather: Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon 1488-1544 Audley Arms

Great x 2 GrandFather: Geoffrey Audley 1450-1504 Audley Arms

Great x 3 GrandFather: Ralph Audley 1420-1485 Audley Arms

Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Grey Baroness Audley Waldon -1564 5 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England Grey Arms

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset 1477-1530 4 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England Grey Arms

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset 1455-1501 6 x Great Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 Grey Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: John Grey 1432-1461 5 x Great Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 Grey Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492 6 x Great Granddaughter of Henry III King England 1207-1272 Woodville Arms

Great x 3 GrandMother: Cecily Bonville Marchioness Dorset 1460-1529 3 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England Bonville Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: William Bonville 6th Baron Harington 1442-1460 6 x Great Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 Bonville Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Katherine Neville Baroness Bonville, Baroness Hastings 1442-1503 2 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England Neville Arms

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Wotton Marchioness Dorset 1487-1535 Wotton Arms

Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Wotton of Boughton Malherbe 1455-1524 Wotton Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: Nicholas Wotton 1425-1481 Wotton Arms

Mother: Catherine Knyvet Countess Suffolk 1564-1638 9 x Great Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

GrandFather: Henry Knyvet 1540-1598 8 x Great Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great GrandFather: Henry Knyvet of Charlton Wiltshire 1510-1547 7 x Great Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Knyvet 1485-1512 9 x Great Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edmund Knyvet 1461-1504 8 x Great Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 4 GrandFather: William Knyvet 1440-1515

Great x 4 GrandMother: Alice Grey 7 x Great Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216 Grey Arms

Great x 2 GrandMother: Muriel Howard Viscountess Lisle 6 x Great Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 Howard Arms

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk 1443-1524 5 x Great Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 Howard Arms

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

Great x 4 GrandMother: Katherine Moleyns -1465

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Tilney Countess Surrey 1444-1497 8 x Great Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216 Tilney Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: Frederick Tilney 1416-1445 Tilney Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Elizabeth Cheney 1422-1473 7 x Great Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great GrandMother: Anne Pickering

Great x 2 GrandFather: Christopher Pickering

GrandMother: Elizabeth Stumpe