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Frances de Vere, Countess of Surrey

Birthdate: (61)
Birthplace: Suffolk, UK
Death: June 30, 1577 (60-61)
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 Howard, Earl of Surrey and Thomas Staynings
Mother of Jane (Howard) Neville, Countess of Westmoreland; Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk; 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."

Birth: 1517 Death: Jun. 30, 1577 Earl Soham Suffolk Coastal District Suffolk, England

Family links:

 John de Vere (1482 - 1540)
 Elizabeth Trussell de Vere (1496 - 1527)

 Henry Howard (1517 - 1547)

 Jane Howard Neville (____ - 1593)*
 Katherine Howard Berkeley (1538 - 1596)*
 Thomas Howard (1538 - 1572)*
 Henry Howard (1540 - 1614)*
 Margaret Howard Scrope (1543 - 1592)*

 Anne de Vere Brock (____ - 1572)**
 Aubrey de Vere (____ - 1580)*
 Elizabeth de Vere Darcy (1512 - ____)**
 John de Vere (1516 - 1562)*
 Frances Vere Howard (1517 - 1577)
 Robert de Vere Deever (1520 - 1598)*
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Burial: St Michael Churchyard Framlingham Suffolk Coastal District Suffolk, England

Maintained by: Find A Grave Originally Created by: Jerry Ferren Record added: Dec 17, 2011 Find A Grave Memorial# 82094201

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Frances de Vere, Countess of Surrey's Timeline

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