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John Howard, II

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Wiggenhall, Norfolk, England
Death: Died in Bath, East Winch, Norfolk, England
Place of Burial: Bath, East Winch, Norfolk, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir John Howard, Sheriff of Norfolk and Joan de Cornwall
Husband of Alice de Boys
Father of Sir Robert Howard, Sir; Sir John Howard and Anne Pashley

Occupation: Sir Admiral of Navy, Knight, Admiral of the North Seas, Admiral Of Navy
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About John Howard, II

Sir JOHN HOWARD knt was constituted in the ninth year of King Edward III admiral and captain of the king's navy in the North and in the following year had an assignation of 153 7s Od for the wages of himself with his men at arms &c in that service. And the same year having affairs to transact beyond the seas the king granted him his protection dated 24th April 1337 to be in force till the 1st August following Sir John was sheriff of Norfolk in 1345.

He married Alice daughter of Sir Robert de Boys and sister and heiress of Sir Robert de Boys of Fursfield in Norfolk by which alliance the whole inheritance of the Boys's came into the Howard family.

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John Howard, Knt., of East Winch and Wiggenhall, Norfolk, Admiral of the Fleet north of the Thames, Sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk, Escheator of Norfolk and Suffolk, son and heir. He married before 11 Oct. 1338 Alice de Bois, daughter of Robert de Bois, Knt., of Fersfield and Garboldisham, Norfolk, and Brokes (in Ipswich), Suffolk, by Christian, daughter of William le Latimer, Knt. They had two sons, Robert, Knt., and John, and one daughter, Anne (wife of Robert Pashley, Knt.). Alice was heiress in 1333 to her brother, Robert de Bois, Knt. Sir John Howard was living 14 Nov. 1347, when he was granted license for a weekly market and yearly fair at Wiggenhall, Norfolk. His widow, Alice, died 6 Sept. 1372.

Plantagenet ancestry: a study in colonial and medieval families By Douglas Richardson

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  • Sir John Howard, Sheriff & Escheator of Norfolk & Suffolk, Admiral of the North Fleet1,2,3,4,5,6,7
  • M, #12746, d. between 15 November 1356 and 29 April 1364
  • Father Sir John Howard, Sheriff of Norfolk & Suffolk, Governor of Norwich Castle8,9 d. c 23 Jul 1331
  • Mother Joan de Cornwall8,9 b. c 1285, d. a 25 Sep 1342
  • Sir John Howard, Sheriff & Escheator of Norfolk & Suffolk, Admiral of the North Fleet was born at of East Winch & Wigginhall, Norfolk, England.2 He married Alice de Bois, daughter of Sir Robert de Bois and Christian Latimer, before 11 October 1338; They had 2 sons (Sir Robert; & John) and 2 daughters (Anne, wife of Sir Robert Pashley; & Joan, wife of Sir Peter de Brewes).2,3,6,7 Sir John Howard, Sheriff & Escheator of Norfolk & Suffolk, Admiral of the North Fleet died between 15 November 1356 and 29 April 1364.2,7
  • Family Alice de Bois d. 6 Sep 1372
  • Children
    • Anne Howard+2,4,10
    • Joan Howard+11,5,6,7 b. c 1340, d. 3 Jan 1370
    • Sir Robert Howard+2,3,7 b. c 1342, d. 18 Jul 1388
  • Citations
  • 1.[S3564] Unknown author, The Royal Descents of 500 Immigrants, by Gary Boyd Roberts, p. 317; Burke's Peerage, 1938, p. 1857; The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz, by Ronny O. Bodine, p. 125.
  • 2.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 233.
  • 3.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 407-408.
  • 4.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 300-301.
  • 5.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV, p. 26.
  • 6.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV, p. 183.
  • 7.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 328-329.
  • 8.[S6] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry: 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 265.
  • 9.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 328.
  • 10.[S6] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry: 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 181.
  • 11.[S15] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, p. 748.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p425.htm#i12746
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  • John HOWARD (Sir Admiral of Navy)
  • Acceded: 1336
  • Notes: Sheriff of Norfolk
  • Father: John HOWARD (Sir Sheriff of Norfolk)
  • Mother: Joan De CORNWALL
  • Married: Alice De BOYS (d. 1372) (dau. of Robert De Boys) ABT 1334
  • Children:
    • 1. Robert HOWARD (Sir)
  • From: http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/HOWARD1.htm#John HOWARD (Sir Admiral of Navy)
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Admiral John Howard, Sir's Timeline

1310
1310
Wiggenhall, Norfolk, England
1335
1335
Age 25
London, Middlesex, , England
1335
Age 25
Admiral of the North Sea
1336
1336
Age 26
Wiggenhall, Norfolk, England
1338
1338
Age 28
Of, Terifield, Norfolk, England
1341
1341
Age 31
Wiggenhall, Norfolk, , England
1345
1345
Age 35
Sheriff of Norfolk
1347
November 14, 1347
Age 37
Bath, East Winch, Norfolk, England
1388
1388
Age 37
Bath, East Winch, Norfolk, England