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James Howard, 3rd Earl of Suffolk

Nicknames: "3rd Earl of Suffolk"
Birthplace: Walden, Essex, England
Death: Died in Audley End House, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk and Elizabeth Howard
Husband of Susannah (Rich); Barbara Villiers and Anne Montagu
Father of Essex Howard; James Howard and Lady Elizabeth Felton
Brother of Katherine Howard
Half brother of Elizabeth Percy; Thomas Howard, Lord of Suffolk; Lady Margaret Howard; George Howard, 4th Earl of Suffolk; Henry Howard, 5th Earl of Suffolk and 2 others

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About James Howard, 3rd Earl of Suffolk


James Howard, 3rd Earl of Suffolk was baptised on 10 February 1619/20. He was the son of Theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk and Lady Elizabeth Home.

He married, firstly, Susannah Rich, daughter of Henry Rich, 1st Earl of Holland and Isabel Cope, on 1 December 1646.

He married, secondly, Barbara Villiers, daughter of Sir Edward Villiers and Barbara St. John, on 13 February 1650.

He married, thirdly, Lady Anne Montagu, daughter of Robert Montagu, 3rd Earl of Manchester and Anne Yelverton, on 17 May 1682.3

He died in 1689

Alternative/conflicting information

James Howard, 3rd Earl of Suffolk, Earl Marshal (10 February 1606/1607 – 7 January 1688), was grandson of Thomas Howard, 1st Earl of Suffolk, and was himself 3rd Earl of Suffolk and 3rd Baron Howard de Walden.


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James Howard, 3rd Earl of Suffolk's Timeline

February 10, 1607
Essex, England
February 10, 1620
Age 13
December 1, 1640
Age 33
Kensington, London, , England
Age 33
Age 36
February 13, 1650
Age 43
Age 48
Walden, Suffolk, , England
June 10, 1682
Age 75
January 7, 1688
Age 80
Audley End House, England
October 19
Walden, Essex