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  • ID: I16413
  • Name: John HOWARD , KG, 1st Duke of Norfolk 1 2 3 4
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1420 in Tendring, Essex, England
  • Death: 22 AUG 1485 in Battle of Bosworth Field, Leicestershire, England 1 3 3
  • Burial: 3 NOV 1485 Thetford, Norfolk, England
  • Note:
    Sir John Howard, KG, slain at Bosworth Field, 22 Aug 1485, Duke of Norfolk 1483, Earl Marshal; m. (1) 1440 Catherine Moleyns, d. 3 Nov 1465, daughter of Sir William Moleyns of Stoke Poges, co. Buckingham; m. (2) bef. 22 Jan 1467, Margaret, daughter of Sir John Chedworth, and widow of (1) Nicholas Wyfold and (2) John Norreys. She d. 1494. [Magna Charta Sureties]

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    John Howard, 1st Duke of Norfolk, as also Marshal and Earl Marshal of England, so created 28 June 1483 (by Richard III, who seems illegally to have stripped his own nephew Edward, Duke of York (one of 2 Princes in the Tower) of an identically worded dignity, as also by writ of summons 15 Oct 1470 (though previous references to him as Lord Howard are to be found as early as Nov 1467) Lord (Baron) Howard, KG (1472), PC (1483); b 1421/2; served Hundred Years War in France 1452-53, MP Norfolk 1455, Yorkist in Wars of Roses, knighted by Edward IV at Yorkist victory of Towton 29 March 1461; Sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk 1461 and Oxon 1467; Constable of Colchester and Norwich Castles 1461; Treasurer Household 1467-74; Governor Calais early 1470's; commanded English Fleet in naval victory over Scots in Firth of Forth 1482; Admiral of England, Ireland and Aquitaine 1483, Steward Duchy Lancaster 1483; married c1443 Katherine (died 1465), daughter of Sir William de Moleyns; married 2nd by 22 Jan 1467 Margaret, daughter of Sir John Chedworth and widow of (a) John Norreys, of Bray, Berks, and (b) Nicholas Wyfold, Lord Mayor of London, and was killed leading Richard III's archers at the front of the army at the Battle of Bosworth 22 Aug 1485. [Burke's Peerage]

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    Knight of the Garter; named first Duke of Norfolk in June 23, 1483; killed at the Battle of Bosworth Field August 22, 1485, the last of the Wars of the Roses, in the service of Richard III.




    Father: Robert HOWARD , of Stoke-by-Nayland, KG, Sir b: ABT 1383 in Stoke-by-Nayland, Suffolk, England
    Mother: Margaret de MOWBRAY b: ABT 1394 in Thetford, Norfolk, England

    Marriage 1 Catherine MOLEYNS b: BEF 1425 in Stoke Poges, Eton, Buckinghamshire, England
    • Married: 1440 in 1st wife 1 3
    Children
    1. Has Children Isabel HOWARD b: ABT 1442 in Tendring, Essex, England
    2. Has Children Thomas HOWARD , 2nd Duke of Norfolk b: 1443 in Stoke by Nayland, Suffolk, England
    3. Has Children Anne HOWARD b: ABT 1465 in Tendring, Essex, England

    Marriage 2 Margaret CHEDWORTH b: ABT 1436 in England
    • Married: BEF 22 JAN 1466/67 in 3rd husband 2nd wife 3 5

    Sources:
    1. Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999
      Page: 22-34
    2. Title: Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999
      Page: 63-9, 73-9
    3. Title: Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999
      Page: 63-9
    4. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
      Page: 2091
    5. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
      Page: 1472
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