Howard, Thomas (1537/8 - 1572)

Born / Died

Birth Date: 1538-03-10
Death Date: 1572-06-02

Notes

Restored in blood and honours 2 Sept. 1553. Imprisoned in the Tower 8 Oct. 1569--3 Aug. 1570. Recommitted to the Tower 20 Oct. 1571; attainted 16 Jan. 1571/2; beheaded

Marriages/Other Unions

  1. Type: marriage
    Union began: 1555-3-30
    Union ended: n.d.
    Note: Possibly married before this date
  2. Type: marriage
    Union began: 1558-11-10
    Union ended: n.d.
    Note: Married between this date and 2 March 1558/9; union also produced two more daughters
  3. Type: marriage
    Union began: 1567-1-29
    Union ended: n.d.

Offspring

Mother unknown

From Audley, Margaret (1540 - 1563/4)

  1. Male offspring: Howard, William (n.d.)
  2. Female offspring: Howard, Margaret (1560 - 1591)

Primary Title

9th Duke of Norfolk
15th Earl of Surrey

Titles

  • 15th Earl of Surrey
    Assumed 1553-0-0
    Vacated 1554-08-25
  • 15th Earl of Surrey
    Assumed 1554-08-25
    Vacated 1571/2-01-16
  • 9th Duke of Norfolk
    Assumed 1554-08-25
    Vacated 1571/2-01-16 (date attainted)

Details of Offices

Began Ended Notes
Earl Marshal, England 1554-8-25 1571/2-01-16 (date attainted) Hereditary office
Lord Lieut, Suffolk 1558 1559-10-26
Lord Lieut, Norfolk 1558 1559-10-26
High Steward, Cambridgeshire by 1559 n.d.
Lieut-gen in the North, England 1559-11 1560
JP, Suffolk 1561/2 n.d.
JP, Middlesex 1561/2 n.d.
JP, Norfolk 1561/2 n.d.
Privy Councillor, England 1562-11 n.d.
JP, Norfolk 1564 n.d.
JP, Suffolk 1564 n.d.
JP, Middlesex 1564 n.d.

Details of Properties

Residence

  • Charterhouse, Middlesex
  • Kenninghall, Norfolk
  • Duke's Palace, Norwich (city-county) in Norfolk
    Acquired: 1561
    Divested: 1572

Events Naming Patron

Event Date Location Troupe
Performance 1569-1569 The Marsh, Bristol , Bristol (city-county) in Gloucestershire Duke of Norfolk's Bearward
Performance 1564-1564 Duke of Norfolk's Palace, Norwich , Norwich (city-county) in Norfolk Duke of Norfolk's Children of the Chapel
Performance 1565-1565 Duke of Norfolk's Palace, Norwich , Norwich (city-county) in Norfolk Duke of Norfolk's Children of the Chapel
Performance 1556-1557 Common Hall, Norwich , Norwich (city-county) in Norfolk Duke of Norfolk's Players
Performance 1557-1557 Guildhall, Cambridge , Cambridgeshire Duke of Norfolk's Players
Performance 1557-1557 Falcon Inn, Cambridge , Cambridgeshire Duke of Norfolk's Players
Performance 1557-1557 Exeter (Unknown), Exeter , Exeter (city-county) in Devon Duke of Norfolk's Players
Performance 1557-1558 Town Hall, Lewes , Sussex Duke of Norfolk's Players
Performance 1558-1559 Common Hall, Norwich , Norwich (city-county) in Norfolk Duke of Norfolk's Players

Patronized Troupes

Troupe Name Patron Troupe Type # of events
Duke of Norfolk's Bearward Howard, Thomas (1538 - 1572) Performing Animals 1
Duke of Norfolk's Children of the Chapel Howard, Thomas (1538 - 1572) Players 2
Duke of Norfolk's Players Howard, Thomas (1538 - 1572) Players 6

Owned Venues

Venue Name County Venue Type
Duke of Norfolk's Palace Norwich (city-county) in Norfolk Private Residence

Bibliographic Sources

The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom. 1887–98 (8 vols); 1910–59 (13 vols). 6 vols. Gloucester: Alan Sutton, 1982.
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. 01/05/2005 (http://www.oxforddnb.com)