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About Lady Elizabeth Stuart, Countess of Arundel

Lady Elizabeth Stuart was born on 17 July 1610.3 She was the daughter of Esmé Stuart, 3rd Duke of Lennox and Katherine Clifton, Baroness Clifton (of Leighton Bromswold).1 She married Henry Frederick Howard, 22nd Earl of Arundel, son of Thomas Howard, 21st Earl of Arundel and Lady Alethea Talbot, Baroness Talbot, on 7 March 1625/26.1 She died on 23 January 1673/74 at age 63 at Arundel House, The Strand, London, England, from 'the stone'.1,4 She was buried at Arundel Castle, Arundel, Sussex, England.4 Her will was probated on 30 March 1674.1


From 7 March 1625/26, her married name became Howard. As a result of her marriage, Lady Elizabeth Stuart was styled as Countess of Arundel on 4 October 1646. Her last will was dated 3 November 1673.

Children of Lady Elizabeth Stuart and Henry Frederick Howard, 22nd Earl of Arundel

  • Charles Howard+ d. 31 Mar 1713
  • Thomas Howard, 5th Duke of Norfolk1 b. 9 Mar 1626/27, d. 13 Dec 1677
  • Henry Howard, 6th Duke of Norfolk+ b. 12 Jul 1628, d. 11 Jan 1683/84
  • Philip Howard b. c 1632, d. 1694
  • Edward Howard+5 b. 1637, d. 1691
  • Bernard Howard+ b. 16 Oct 1641, d. 21 Oct 1717


  • [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 258. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  • [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  • [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 1035. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • [S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 39. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  • [S3515] Henry B., "re: Howard Family," e-mail message to, 14 January 2009. Hereinafter cited as "re: Howard Family."
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Lady Elizabeth Stuart, Countess of Arundel's Timeline

July 17, 1610
Barrington, Somerset, , England
Age 16
July 12, 1628
Age 17
The Strand, Westminster, Middlesex, England
September 21, 1629
Age 19
Age 19
England, United Kingdom
Age 26
October 16, 1641
Age 31
Age 34
Age 40