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"Thomas Howard, 2nd Duke of Norfolk, KG, PC, Earl Marshal (1443 – 21 May 1524), styled Earl of Surrey from 1483 to 1514, was the only son of John Howard, 1st Duke of Norfolk, by his first wife, Katherine Moleyns. The Duke was the grandfather of both Queen Anne Boleyn and Queen Katherine Howard and the great grandfather of Queen Elizabeth I. He served four monarchs as a soldier and statesman."




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[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 153.

[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume VIII, page 61.

[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume XII/1, page 521.

[S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 9. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

[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 1101. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.

[S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition, volume 1, page 1277

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

[S2] #623 The Visitation of Norfolk in the Year 1563 (1878-1895), Harvey, William, (2 volumes. Norwich: [s.n.], 1878-1895), FHL book 942.61 D23ha; FHL microfilm 990,432 items., vol. 1 p. 15, vol. 2 p. 346.

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[S737] #700 The Ancient Sepulchral Monuments of Essex: a Record of Interesting Tombs in Essex Churches, and Some Account of the Persons and Families Connected with Them (1890), Chancellor, Frederic, (2 volumes. London: Chancellor, 1890), FHL book Q 942.67 D2ch; FHL microfilm 990,319 item., pt. 1 p. 42.

[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. 2 p. 467, vol. 3 p. 720, 765.

"Thomas Howard, Duke of Norfolk, Earl of Surrey, K.G.; Earl Marshal and Treasurer of England; Bearer of the Sword of State at the Coronation of Richard III; taken prisoner at Bosworth 1485; Chief Justice in Eyre north of Trent 1489; Bearer of the King's Sceptre and Spurs at the Coronation of Henry VIII 1509; Lieutenant-General in the North, and won the battle of Flodden, 1513; Great Chamberlain 1514; Guardian of England during the King's absence in France 1520; b. 1443; d. 21 May 1524."

[S23] #849 Burke's Guide to the Royal Family (1973), (London: Burke's Peerage, c1973), FHl book 942 D22bgr., p. 205.

[S16] #894 Cahiers de Saint-Louis (1976), Louis IX, Roi de France, (Angers: J. Saillot, 1976), FHL book 944 D22ds., vol. 2 p. 108, 122.

[S100] #4500 Memoir of the Butlers, Burke, John Bernard, Sir, (Original manuscript in The Castle, Dublin, Ireland.), FHL microfilm 257807 item 4., p. 30.

[S138] #709 History of the County Palatine and Duchy of Lancaster (1836), Baines, Sir Edward, (4 volumes. London: Fisher, 1836), FHL book 942.72 H2ba; FHL microfilms 994,035 item ., vol. 4 p. 16.

[S91] #972 The Berkeley Manuscripts: the Lives of the Berkeleys, Lords of the Honour, Castle and Manor of Berkeley, in the County of Gloucester, from 1066 to 1618... (1885), Smyth, John, (3 volumes. Gloucester: J. Bellows, 1885), FHL book Q 929.242 B398s; FHL microfilms 496,546 i., vol. 2 p. 29.

[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. 163.

[S230] #190 Genealogical Collections Illustrating the History of Roman Catholic Families in England: Based on the Lawson Manuscript, Lawson, Henry, (4 volumes. [London: s.n.], 1887), FHL microfilm vol. 1, 1559446 Item 8; vol. 2, 1559., vol. 3 p. 226.

[S20] Magna Carta Ancestry: A study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Richardson, Douglas, (Kimball G. Everingham, editor. 2nd edition, 2011), vol. 1 p. 285.

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[S266] #379 [7th edition, 1992] Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, Who Came to America Before 1700 (7th edition, 1992), Weis, Frederick Lewis, (7th edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, c1992), FHL book 974 D2w 1992., p. 24 line 22:35, p. 121 line 136:34.

[S394] #230 [5th edition, 1999] The Magna Charta Sureties, 1215 (5th edition, 1999), Adams, Arthur, (5th edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1999), FHL book 973 D2aa 1999., p. 82 line 63:10.

[S347] Plantagenet Ancestry of Seventeenth-century Colonists: the Descent from the Later Plantagenet Kings of England, Henry III, Edward I, Edward II, and Edward III, of Emigrants from England and Wales to the North American Colonies Before 1701 (2nd ed., 1999), Faris, David, (2nd edition. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1999), FHL book 973 D2fp., p. 43 BOURCHIER:5, p. 249 MOWBRAY:6.

  • Thomas was named Earl of Surrey in 1483 to 1485, and in 1489 to 1514. He became 2nd Duke of Norfolk on 1 February 1514.
  • Thomas was knighted on 14 January 1478 by King Edward IV.
  • Thomas served King Henry VII as Lord High Treasurer.
  • Thomas served King Henry VIII as the Earl Marshal.
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Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk, England
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Kenninghall, Norfolk, England
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Norfolk, England
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Tisbury, Wiltshire, England
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Norfolk, England
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Ashwellthorpe, Norfolk, England
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Norfolk, Norfolk, , England
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Ashwellthrope, Norfolk, , England