Frances de Vere, Countess of Surrey

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Frances de Vere, Countess of Surrey

Birthplace: Suffolk, UK
Death: Died in Earl Soham, Suffolk, England
Place of Burial: St Michael Churchyard, Framlingham, Suffolk, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John de Vere, 15th Earl of Oxford and Elizabeth DeVere Countess of Oxford (Trussel)
Wife of Henry Earl of Surrey Howard, Earl of Surrey and Thomas Staynings
Mother of Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk; Jane (Howard) Neville, Countess of Westmoreland; Catherine Berkeley; Henry Howard, Jr., 1st Earl of Northampton; Margaret Scrope and 1 other
Sister of John de Vere, III, 16th Earl of Oxford; Elizabeth Darcy; Geoffrey Trussel de Vere; Robert Trussel de Vere; Aubrey de Vere and 2 others

Occupation: Countess of Surrey
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About Frances de Vere, Countess of Surrey

"Frances Howard, (née de Vere), Countess of Surrey (c. 1516 – 30 June 1577) was the daughter of John de Vere, 15th Earl of Oxford and Elizabeth Trussell, Countess of Oxford. Frances married twice, first to Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, son of Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk and Lady Elizabeth Stafford, by whom she had five children. Secondly she married Thomas Staynings, and by him had one child."





1. [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 II, page 138. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."

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Frances de Vere, Countess of Surrey's Timeline

Suffolk, UK
February 13, 1532
Age 16
Age 17
Of, London, Middlesex, England
March 10, 1536
Age 20
Corby Castle, Kenninghall, Norfolk, England
February 25, 1538
Age 22
London, Middlesex, England
Age 22
Great Corby, Cumberland, England
January 30, 1543
Age 27
Ashwell, Shropshire, England
Age 37
June 30, 1577
Age 61
Earl Soham, Suffolk, England