Charles Howard (c.1536 - 1624) MP

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Birthplace: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
Death: Died in Haling House, Surrey, England
Managed by: Margaret, (C)
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About Charles Howard

Curator, please remove Joan Howard. It was removed before and someone reposted her as a daughter. Joan was NOT his daughter. - Done EH 28 May 2013

Charles Howard was married first to Catherine Carey, daughter of Henry Carey, 1st Baron Hunsdon and Ann Morgan.

They had the following children:

1. Frances Howard (buried July 11, 1628). She was married first to Henry FitzGerald, 12th Earl of Kildare. She was secondly married to Henry Brooke, 11th Baron Cobham.

2. William Howard, 3rd Baron Howard of Effingham (December 27, 1577 – November 28, 1615). Summoned to the Lords as 3rd Baron Howard of Effingham. He was married on February 7, 1596/1597 to Anne St John.

3. Charles Howard, 2nd Earl of Nottingham (September 17, 1579 – October 3, 1642). He was married first on May 19, 1597 to Charity White (d. December 18, 1618), daughter to Robert White. Secondly on April 22, 1620 to Mary Cokayne, daughter of Sir William Cokayne who served as Lord Mayor of London in 1619 and Mary Morris.

4. Margaret Howard, married in 1587 Sir Richard Leveson, no issue.

5. Elizabeth Howard (buried March 31, 1646). Maid of honour to Elizabeth I of England. She was married first to Sir Robert Southwell. One of their daughters, Elizabeth, was a lover and eventually a third wife of Robert Dudley (explorer). Another daughter, Frances, married Edward Rodney. Elizabeth Howard was secondly married to John Stewart, 1st Earl of Carrick.

Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham married secondly to Margaret Stuart, daughter of James Stuart, 2nd Earl of Moray and Elizabeth Stuart, 2nd Countess of Moray. She was more than 50 years younger than he was. They had two children:

6. Charles Howard, 3rd Earl of Nottingham (1610–1681)

7. Anne Howard (born c. 1612). She was married on 29 December 1627 to Alexander Stewart, Baron Garlies, son of Alexander Stewart, 1st Earl of Galloway and Grizel Gordon.

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  • 'Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham (1536 – 14 December 1624), known as Howard of Effingham, was an English statesman and Lord High Admiral under Elizabeth I and James I. He was commander of the English forces during the battles against the Spanish Armada and was chiefly responsible for the victory that saved England from invasion by the Spanish Empire.
  • From: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Howard,_1st_Earl_of_Nottingham
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  • Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham was born circa 1536.1 He was the son of William Howard, 1st Baron Howard of Effingham and Margaret Gamage.1 He married, firstly, Katherine Carey, daughter of Henry Carey, 1st Baron Hunsdon of Hunsdon and Ann Morgan, circa July 1563.1 He married, secondly, Margaret Stewart, daughter of James Stewart and Elizabeth Stuart, Countess of Moray, circa September 1603.4 He died on 14 December 1624.
  • Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham succeeded to the title of 2nd Baron Howard of Effingham, co. Surrey [E., 1554] on 21 January 1572/73.1 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) in 1574.1 He held the office of Lord High Admiral [England] in 1588, who was in supreme command at the defeat of the Spanish Armada in 1588.1 He was created 1st Earl of Nottingham [England] on 22 October 1596.1
  • Child of Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham
    • Lady Anne Howard5
  • Children of Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham and Katherine Carey
    • Lady Elizabeth Howard+6 d. c Jan 1646
    • Lady Frances Howard+7 b. b 1572, d. c Jul 1628
    • William Howard, 3rd Baron Howard of Effingham+8 b. 27 Dec 1577, d. 28 Nov 1615
    • Charles Howard, 2nd Earl of Nottingham1 b. 17 Sep 1579, d. 3 Oct 1642
  • Child of Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham and Margaret Stewart
    • Charles Howard, 3rd Earl of Nottingham1 b. 25 Dec 1610, d. 26 Apr 1681
  • Citations
  • 1. [S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page 1277. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • 2. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.
  • 3. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  • 4. [S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition, volume 1, page 989.
  • 5. [S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition, volume 2, page 1512.
  • 6. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume III, page 60. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  • 7. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 428.
  • 8. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume V, page 10.
  • From: http://www.thepeerage.com/p1193.htm#i11922
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  • 'HOWARD, Charles I (c.1536-1624), of Effingham, Surr.
  • 'b. c.1536, 1st s. of William, 1st Baron Howard, by his 2nd w. Margaret, da. of Sir Thomas Gamage of Coity, Glam.; bro. of William. m. (1) July 1563, Katharine (d. Feb. 1603), da. of Henry Carey†, 1st Baron Hunsdon, 2s. Sir William, Lord Howard of Effingham and Charles Howard II 3da.; (2) Sept. 1603, Margaret, da. of James, Earl of Moray, 2s. suc. fa. as 2nd Baron Howard 1573; KG 22 May 1575; cr. Earl of Nottingham 22 Oct. 1597. ....
  • From: http://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/volume/1558-1603/member/howard-charles-i-1536-1624
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  • http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/howard_charles_admiral.shtml
  • http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p1587.htm#i47701
  • http://www.cracroftspeerage.co.uk/online/
  • http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/HOWARD2.htm#Charles HOWARD (1° E. Nothingham)
  • http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/Bios/CharlesHoward(1ENottingham).htm
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Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham's Timeline

1536
December 1536
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
1553
1553
Age 16
Hunsdon, Hertfordshire, England
1553
Age 16
Rattlesden, Suffolk, England
1563
July 1563
Age 26
Wallingford Castle,,,England
1564
March 3, 1564
Age 27
1570
1570
Age 33
Effingham, Surrey, England
1572
1572
Age 35
Effingham, Surrey,England
1575
March 3, 1575
Age 38
1577
March 3, 1577
Age 40
December 27, 1577
Age 41