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Henry Earl of Surrey Howard, Earl of Surrey

Birthplace: Hunsdon, Hertfordshire, England
Death: Died in Tower Hill, London, Middlesex, England
Cause of death: Executed by order of Henry VIII
Place of Burial: St Michael Churchyard ,Framlingham, Suffolk, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Earl of Surrey Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk; Elizabeth Howard, Duchess of Norfolk and Elizabeth Stafford
Husband of Elizabeth Howard and Frances de Vere, Countess of Surrey
Father of Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk; Jane (Howard) Neville, Countess of Westmoreland; Catherine Berkeley; Henry Howard, Jr., 1st Earl of Northampton and Margaret Scrope
Brother of Thomas 1st Wife Howard; Mary FitzRoy and Thomas Howard, 1st Viscount Howard of Bindon
Half brother of Thomas 1st Wife Howard

Occupation: Poet
Managed by: Private User
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About Henry Earl of Surrey Howard, Earl of Surrey

"Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, KG (1516/1517 – 19 January 1547), was an English aristocrat, and one of the founders of English Renaissance poetry. He is a first cousin of Catherine Howard, the fifth wife of King Henry VIII."













Citations / Sources :

[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 I, page 253, volume II, page 138, volume XI, page 549, volume XII/2, page 559. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

[S20] Magna Carta Ancestry: A study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Richardson, Douglas, (Kimball G. Everingham, editor. 2nd edition, 2011), vol. 2 p. 327.

[S25] #798 The Wallop Family and Their Ancestry, Watney, Vernon James, (4 volumes. Oxford: John Johnson, 1928), FHL book Q 929.242 W159w; FHL microfilm 1696491 it., vol. 1 p. 89, vol. 3 p. 795. vol. 2 p. 447: "Sir Henry Howard, K.G.; styled Earl of Surrey; well versed in classical and modern literature, and a poet; was at one time designed as husband for the Princess Mary; accompanied the King to France 1532; acted as Earl Marshal at the trial of Anne Boleyn; Marshal of the army to besiege Montreuil 1544; Governor of Boulogne 1545; indicted for High Treason with his father, and (b. circa 1517) executed on Tower Hill, 21 January 1547."

[S65] #389 Histories of Noble British Families: with Biographical Notices of the Most Distinguished Individual in Each, Illustrated by Their Armorial Bearings, Portraits, Monuments, Seals, Etc. (1846), Drummond, Henry, (2 volumes. London: W. Pickering, 1846), FHL microfilm 990,417 item 1., vol. 2 p. 16.

[S77] #33 An Official Genealogical and Heraldic Baronage of England (filmed 1957), Paget, Gerald, (Typescript, filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1957), FHL microfilm 170,063-170,067., no. 404, Nevill of Raby, Earls of Westmorland.

[S124] #240 Collins's Peerage of England, Genealogical, Biographical, and Historical, Greatly Augmented, and Continued to the Present Time (1812), Brydges, Sir Egerton,, (9 volumes. London: [T. Bensley], 1812), FHL book 942 D22be., vol. 3 p. 614.

[S177] #929 The History and Antiquities of the County of Surrey: Compiled from the Best and Most Authentic Historians, Valuable Records, and Manuscripts in the Public Offices and Libraries, and in Private Hands.. (1804-1814), Manning, Owen, (Three volumes. London: J. Nichols, 1804-1814), FHL book Q 942.21 H2ma., vol. 2 p. 169.

[S191] #247 [1816-1840] The History and Antiquities of the County Palatine of Durham (1816-1840), Surtees, Robert, of Mainsforth, Esq. F. S. A., (4 volumes. London: J.B. Nichols, Parliament-Street and G. Andrews, Durham 1816-1840), FHL book Folio 942.81 H2s; FHL microfilms 899,861-., vol. 4 p. 160.

[S260] #1784 The Visitation of Norfolk, Made and Taken by William Hervey, Anno 1563, Enlarged with Another Visitacion [Sic] Made by Clarenceux Cook: with Many Other Descents, and Also the Vissitation [Sic] Made by John Raven, Anno 1613 (1891), Rye, Walter, (The Publications of the Harleian Society: Visitations, volume 32. London: [Harleian Society], 1891), FHL book 942 B4h; FHL microfilm 162,058., vol. 32 p. 164.

[S300] #242 [1978 edition] Genealogical History of the Dormant, Aberant, Forfeited, & Extinct Peerages, Burke, Sir Bernard, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore. 1978), 942 D22 bug 1978., p. 394.

[S809] Royal Descent of 500 Immigrants to the American Colonies, Roberts, Gary Boyd, (1990), p. 173.

[S1963] #11853 The history and antiquities of the county of Rutland : compiled from the works of the most approved historians, national records and other authentic documents, public and private, Blore, Thomas, (Stanford, California : R. Newcomb, [1811]), 942.545 H2b FHL BRITISH X Large Folio; FILM: 11624., p. 5.

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Henry Earl of Surrey Howard, Earl of Surrey's Timeline

January 19, 1517
Hunsdon, Hertfordshire, England
February 13, 1532
Age 15
Age 15
Of, London, Middlesex, England
March 10, 1536
Age 19
Corby Castle, Kenninghall, Norfolk, England
February 25, 1538
Age 21
London, Middlesex, England
Age 20
Great Corby, Cumberland, England
January 30, 1543
Age 26
Ashwell, Shropshire, England
January 19, 1547
Age 30
Tower Hill, London, Middlesex, England