Biography of Henry Howard 6th Duke Norfolk 1628-1684

On 07 Mar 1626 [his father] Henry Howard 22nd Earl Arundel 5th Earl Surrey 2nd Earl Norfolk 1608-1652 (17) and [his mother] Elizabeth Stewart Countess Arundel Countess Norfolk 1610-1674 (16) were married.

In 1628 [his future brother-in-law] Edward Somerset 2nd Marquess Worcester 1602-1667 (25) and Elizabeth Dormer -1635 were married (he was her second cousin twice removed).

On 12 Jul 1628 Henry Howard 6th Duke Norfolk 1628-1684 was born to [his father] Henry Howard 22nd Earl Arundel 5th Earl Surrey 2nd Earl Norfolk 1608-1652 (19) and [his mother] Elizabeth Stewart Countess Arundel Countess Norfolk 1610-1674 (18).

On 04 Oct 1646 Thomas Howard 21st Earl Arundel 4th Earl Surrey 1st Earl Norfolk 1585-1646 (61) died. His son [his father] Henry Howard 22nd Earl Arundel 5th Earl Surrey 2nd Earl Norfolk 1608-1652 (38) succeeded 22nd Earl Arundel Sussex, 5th Earl Surrey 3C 1483, 2nd Earl Norfolk 5C 1644, 12th Baron Maltravers 1C 1330, 12th Baron Arundel 1C 1377. [his mother] Elizabeth Stewart Countess Arundel Countess Norfolk 1610-1674 (36) by marriage Earl Arundel Sussex, Earl Norfolk 5C 1644, Earl Norfolk 5C 1644.

In 1618 Daniel Mijtens Painter 1590-1648. Portrait of Thomas Howard 21st Earl Arundel 4th Earl Surrey 1st Earl Norfolk 1585-1646.In 1630 Daniel Mijtens Painter 1590-1648. Portrait of Thomas Howard 21st Earl Arundel 4th Earl Surrey 1st Earl Norfolk 1585-1646 and wearing his Garter Collar.Around 1629 Peter Paul Rubens Painter 1577-1640. Portrait of Thomas Howard 21st Earl Arundel 4th Earl Surrey 1st Earl Norfolk 1585-1646.

On 18 Dec 1646 Henry Somerset 1st Marquess Worcester 1577-1646 (69) died at Covent Garden. His son [his future brother-in-law] Edward Somerset 2nd Marquess Worcester 1602-1667 (44) succeeded 2nd Marquess Worcester, 6th Earl Worcester 5C 1514.

Around 1652 Henry Howard 6th Duke Norfolk 1628-1684 (23) and Anne Somerset Countess Norfolk 1631-1662 (21) were married.

Before 1652 John Michael Wright Painter 1617-1694. Portrait of Anne Somerset Countess Norfolk 1631-1662.

On 17 Apr 1652 [his father] Henry Howard 22nd Earl Arundel 5th Earl Surrey 2nd Earl Norfolk 1608-1652 (43) died. His son [his brother] Thomas Howard 5th Duke Norfolk 1627-1677 (25) succeeded 23rd Earl Arundel Sussex, 6th Earl Surrey 3C 1483, 3rd Earl Norfolk 5C 1644, 16th Baron Mowbray 1C 1283, 20th Baron Segrave 2C 1295, 13th Baron Maltravers 1C 1330, 13th Baron Arundel 1C 1377.

On 03 Jun 1654 Alethea Talbot Countess Arundel (69) died. Her grandson [his brother] Thomas Howard 5th Duke Norfolk 1627-1677 (27) succeeded 14th Baron Furnivall 1C 1295, 18th Baron Strange Blackmere 1C 1309, 15th Baron Talbot 1C 1331.

On 11 Jan 1655 [his son] Henry Howard 7th Duke Norfolk 1655-1701 was born to Henry Howard 6th Duke Norfolk 1628-1684 (26) and [his wife] Anne Somerset Countess Norfolk 1631-1662 (24).

Before 1652 John Michael Wright Painter 1617-1694. Portrait of Anne Somerset Countess Norfolk 1631-1662.

In 1662 [his wife] Anne Somerset Countess Norfolk 1631-1662 (31) died.

Before 1652 John Michael Wright Painter 1617-1694. Portrait of Anne Somerset Countess Norfolk 1631-1662.

On 03 Apr 1667 [his brother-in-law] Edward Somerset 2nd Marquess Worcester 1602-1667 (65) died. His son Henry Somerset 1st Duke Beaufort 1629-1700 (38) succeeded 3rd Marquess Worcester, 7th Earl Worcester 5C 1514. Mary Capell Duchess Beaufort 1630-1715 (36) by marriage Marquess Worcester.

Before 1699 Godfrey Kneller Painter 1646-1723. Portrait of Henry Somerset 1st Duke Beaufort 1629-1700.

Around 1669 John Michael Wright Painter 1617-1694 (51). Portrait of Henry Howard 6th Duke Norfolk 1628-1684 (40).

Around 1669 John Michael Wright Painter 1617-1694. Portrait of Henry Howard 6th Duke Norfolk 1628-1684.

In 1672 Henry Howard 6th Duke Norfolk 1628-1684 (43) was created 1st Earl Norwich 3C 1672.

In 1672 Henry Howard 6th Duke Norfolk 1628-1684 (43) was restored 6th Duke Norfolk 3C 1483, 24th Earl Arundel Sussex, 7th Earl Surrey 3C 1483, 4th Earl Norfolk 5C 1644, 17th Baron Mowbray 1C 1283, 21st Baron Segrave 2C 1295, 15th Baron Furnivall 1C 1295, 19th Baron Strange Blackmere 1C 1309, 14th Baron Maltravers 1C 1330, 16th Baron Talbot 1C 1331, 14th Baron Arundel 1C 1377. [his future wife] Jane Bickerton Duchess Norfolk 1643-1693 (29) by marriage Duke Norfolk 3C 1483.

Around 1675 Mary Beale aka Cradock Painter 1633-1699. Portrait of Lady Norwich. Probably Jane Bickerton Duchess Norfolk 1643-1693 who married the Duke around 1675 being his mistress prior to their marriage.

Around 1672 Gilbert Soest Painter 1605-1681 (67). Portrait of Henry Howard 6th Duke Norfolk 1628-1684 (43).

Around 1672 Gilbert Soest Painter 1605-1681. Portrait of Henry Howard 6th Duke Norfolk 1628-1684.

In 1674 [his mother] Elizabeth Stewart Countess Arundel Countess Norfolk 1610-1674 (64) died.

Around 1675 Henry Howard 6th Duke Norfolk 1628-1684 (46) and Jane Bickerton Duchess Norfolk 1643-1693 (32) were married. Jane Bickerton Duchess Norfolk 1643-1693 (32) by marriage Duke Norfolk 3C 1483. The marriage being so unpopular with his family they went abroad for some time.

Around 1675 Mary Beale aka Cradock Painter 1633-1699. Portrait of Lady Norwich. Probably Jane Bickerton Duchess Norfolk 1643-1693 who married the Duke around 1675 being his mistress prior to their marriage.

On 08 Aug 1677 [his son] Henry Howard 7th Duke Norfolk 1655-1701 (22) and Mary Mordaunt Duchess Norfolk 1659-1705 (18) were married.

On 13 Dec 1677 [his brother] Thomas Howard 5th Duke Norfolk 1627-1677 (50) died in Padua.

On 13 Jan 1684 Henry Howard 6th Duke Norfolk 1628-1684 (55) died. His son Henry Howard 7th Duke Norfolk 1655-1701 (29) succeeded 7th Duke Norfolk 3C 1483, 25th Earl Arundel Sussex, 8th Earl Surrey 3C 1483, 5th Earl Norfolk 5C 1644, 2nd Earl Norwich 3C 1672, 18th Baron Mowbray 1C 1283, 22nd Baron Segrave 2C 1295, 16th Baron Furnivall 1C 1295, 20th Baron Strange Blackmere 1C 1309, 15th Baron Maltravers 1C 1330, 17th Baron Talbot 1C 1331, 15th Baron Arundel 1C 1377, 2nd Baron Howard of Castle Rising, Earl Marshal. Mary Mordaunt Duchess Norfolk 1659-1705 (25) by marriage Duke Norfolk 3C 1483.

On 28 Aug 1693 [his wife] Jane Bickerton Duchess Norfolk 1643-1693 (50) died.

Around 1675 Mary Beale aka Cradock Painter 1633-1699. Portrait of Lady Norwich. Probably Jane Bickerton Duchess Norfolk 1643-1693 who married the Duke around 1675 being his mistress prior to their marriage.

Before 1694 John Michael Wright Painter 1617-1694. Portrait of Henry Howard 6th Duke Norfolk 1628-1684.

Before 1694 John Michael Wright Painter 1617-1694. Portrait of Henry Howard 6th Duke Norfolk 1628-1684.

[his son] Frederick Henry Howard -1727 was born to Henry Howard 6th Duke Norfolk 1628-1684 and Jane Bickerton Duchess Norfolk 1643-1693.

Around 1675 Mary Beale aka Cradock Painter 1633-1699. Portrait of Lady Norwich. Probably Jane Bickerton Duchess Norfolk 1643-1693 who married the Duke around 1675 being his mistress prior to their marriage.

[his son] George Howard was born to Henry Howard 6th Duke Norfolk 1628-1684 and Jane Bickerton Duchess Norfolk 1643-1693.

Around 1675 Mary Beale aka Cradock Painter 1633-1699. Portrait of Lady Norwich. Probably Jane Bickerton Duchess Norfolk 1643-1693 who married the Duke around 1675 being his mistress prior to their marriage.

[his son] James Howard -1702 was born to Henry Howard 6th Duke Norfolk 1628-1684 and Jane Bickerton Duchess Norfolk 1643-1693.

Around 1675 Mary Beale aka Cradock Painter 1633-1699. Portrait of Lady Norwich. Probably Jane Bickerton Duchess Norfolk 1643-1693 who married the Duke around 1675 being his mistress prior to their marriage.

[his son] Thomas Howard -1689 was born to Henry Howard 6th Duke Norfolk 1628-1684 and Anne Somerset Countess Norfolk 1631-1662.

Before 1652 John Michael Wright Painter 1617-1694. Portrait of Anne Somerset Countess Norfolk 1631-1662.

[his daughter] Catherine Howard was born to Henry Howard 6th Duke Norfolk 1628-1684 and Jane Bickerton Duchess Norfolk 1643-1693.

Around 1675 Mary Beale aka Cradock Painter 1633-1699. Portrait of Lady Norwich. Probably Jane Bickerton Duchess Norfolk 1643-1693 who married the Duke around 1675 being his mistress prior to their marriage.

[his daughter] Elizabeth Howard Duchess Gordon was born to Henry Howard 6th Duke Norfolk 1628-1684 and Jane Bickerton Duchess Norfolk 1643-1693.

Around 1675 Mary Beale aka Cradock Painter 1633-1699. Portrait of Lady Norwich. Probably Jane Bickerton Duchess Norfolk 1643-1693 who married the Duke around 1675 being his mistress prior to their marriage.

[his daughter] Philippa Howard was born to Henry Howard 6th Duke Norfolk 1628-1684 and Jane Bickerton Duchess Norfolk 1643-1693.

Around 1675 Mary Beale aka Cradock Painter 1633-1699. Portrait of Lady Norwich. Probably Jane Bickerton Duchess Norfolk 1643-1693 who married the Duke around 1675 being his mistress prior to their marriage.

[his daughter] Frances Howard was born to Henry Howard 6th Duke Norfolk 1628-1684 and Anne Somerset Countess Norfolk 1631-1662.

Before 1652 John Michael Wright Painter 1617-1694. Portrait of Anne Somerset Countess Norfolk 1631-1662.