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John Howard

Male - 1485


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  • Name John Howard 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Aug 1485  Bosworth Field, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Thetford, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I14391  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestors of JTS
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2018 

    Father Robert Howard,   d. Bef Apr 1436 
    Mother Margaret Mowbray,   d. Bef 18 Oct 1459 
    Married Aft 21 Feb 1421  [1
    Family ID F8970  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Katherine de Moleyns 
    Children 
    +1. Thomas Howard,   b. 1443,   d. 21 May 1524  (Age 81 years)
    +2. Margaret Howard,   b. Abt 1451
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2018 
    Family ID F10290  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Margaret Chedworth,   d. Between 13 May 1490 and 3 Dec 1494 
    Married Bef 22 Jan 1467  [1
    Children 
    +1. Katherine Howard,   d. 12 Mar 1536
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2018 
    Family ID F8969  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Duke of Norfolk. Earl Marshal of England. Present at the coronation of Richard III. Led the van of archers at Bosworth Field, where he was slain.

      Knight of the shire for Norfolk, 1455. Sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk 1461. Vice Admiral of Norfolk and Suffolk, 1466. Sheriff of Oxfordshire 1467-68. Treasurer of the Household 1467-74. Lieutenant of Calais 1469. Privy Councillor 1483. Admiral of England, Ireland, and Aquitaine 1483.

      A zealous Yorkist, he was knighted on the field by Edward IV at the battle of Towton, 29 Mar 1461. He was summoned to Parliament by writs dated 15 Oct 1470 to 15 Nov 1482. He was created Duke of Norfolk and constituted Earl Marshal of England 28 Jun 1483.

  • Sources 
    1. [S142] Royal Ancestry, by Douglas Richardson. Kimball G. Everingham, ed. 2013.