The Phillips, Weber, Kirk, & Staggs families of the Pacific Northwest

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  • ID: I23700
  • Name: William 1st Baron HOWARD , of Effingham, KG, Sir 1 2
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1510 in Effingham, Dorking, Surrey, England 1 2
  • Death: 21 JAN 1572/73 in Hampton Court Palace, Richmond, Surrey, England 1
  • Death: BET 11 AND 12 JAN 1572/73 2
  • Burial: 29 JAN 1572/73 Reigate, Surrey, England
  • Note:
    Lord William Howard, 1st Baron Howard of Effingham Co Surrey, as which created 11 March 1553/4, KG (1554), eldest son of 2nd Duke of Norfolk by the latter's 2nd wife; born c 1510; educated at Trin Hall Cambridge; Ambassador to Scotland Feb 1534/5 and March-May 1536, France 1537 and 1541; found guilty of treasonable activity in conjunction with his niece Queen Katherine Howard 1542 (pardoned 1544), Lord Deputy of Calais 1552-3, Lord High Admiral 20 March 1553/4, helped suppress Wyatt's rebellion 1554, Lord Chamberlain of the Household 1558-72, Lord Lt. of Surrey 1559-73, Lord of the Privy Seal 1572-Jan 1572/3; married 1st Katharine (died 23 April 1535), sister and coheir of John Broughton, and had [Agnes]. The 1st Baron married 2nd by 1536 Margaret (died 18 May 1531), 2nd daughter of Sir Thomas Gamage, of Coity, Glamorganshire, and died 21 Jan 1572/3. [Burke's Peerage]

    Note: Margaret Gamage's death date is year 1581, not 1531. It must have been a typo on Burke's part.

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    BARONY OF HOWARD OF EFFINGHAM (I)

    WILLIAM HOWARD, younger son of Thomas, 2nd DUKE OF NORFOLK, being 1st son by his 2nd wife, Agnes, daughter of Hugh, and sister and heir of Sir Philip TILNEY, was born about 1510; educated at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, under Stephen Gardiner; Deputy Earl Marshal at the Coronation of Queen Anne Boleyn 1 June 1533; Ambassador to Edinburgh for the investiture of James V with the Garter 21 February 1534/5 (b), and again March to May 1536; Ambassador to France 1537 and 1541. He, with his wife, was convicted of misprision of treason in 1542 for complicity with his niece, Queen Katherine Howard, but was pardoned 1544, and served at the siege of Boulogne in 1545, On 19 March 1551, he received a grant of the manor of Effingham, &c. Lord Deputy of Calais 1552-53. LORD High Admiral October 1553 to February 1557/8; P.C. 3 January 1553/4. He took an active part against Wyatt's rebellion in 1554. On 11 March 1553/4, he was created BARON HOWARD OF EFFINGHAM, co. Surrey; K.G. 9 October 1554. Lord Chamberlain of the Household 1558-72; Lord Lieutenant of Surrey 1559-73; created M.A. of Cambridge 10 August 1564, and of Oxford 6 September 1566; LORD PRIVY SEAL July 1572 till his death.

    He married, 1stly, before 18 June 1531, Katherine, sister and coheir of John BOUGHTON, and daughter of John B., of Toddington, Beds, by Anne, daughter and heir of Sir Guy SAPCOTE. She died s.p.m., 23 April 1535, and was buried at Lambeth, Surrey. M.l. He married, 2ndly, before 1536, Margaret, 3rd daughter of Sir Thomas GAMAGE, of Coity, co. Glamorgan, by Margaret, daughter of Sir John ST. JOHN, of Bletsoe, Beds. He died at Hampton Court (or at Reigate), 11 (or 12), and was buried 29 January 1572/3, at Reigate. His widow died 18, and was buried 19 May 1581, at Reigate (d). [Complete Peerage V:9-10, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]

    (b) On this occasion Chapuys wrote to Charles V expressing surprise at the despatch of so stupid and indiscreet a man.

    (d) "He was better to invent than to judge, and fitter for action than counsel, and readier for new projects than for settled business." -(Lloyd 1665) "Few men played a more important part than he did both in the reigns of Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth." "At the accession of Queen Elizabeth" says Froude, "the Howard family was represented by William, Lord of Effingham, to whom, above all other Englishmen, Elizabeth owed her life and throne."




    Father: Thomas HOWARD , 2nd Duke of Norfolk b: 1443 in Stoke by Nayland, Suffolk, England
    Mother: Agnes TYLNEY b: ABT 1480 in Skirbeck, Lincolnshire, England

    Marriage 1 Katherine BROUGHTON b: ABT 1514 in Toddington, Ampthill, Bedfordshire, England
    • Married: BEF 18 JUN 1531 in 1st wife 3 4

    Marriage 2 Margaret GAMAGE b: ABT 1515 in Coity, Bridgend, Glamorganshire, Wales
    • Married: BEF 1536 in 2nd wife 1 4
    Children
    1. Has Children Charles 2d Baron HOWARD , KG, 1st Earl Nottingham b: ABT 1536 in Effingham, Dorking, Surrey, England

    Sources:
    1. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
      Page: 948
    2. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: V:9-10
    3. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
      Page: 948
      Text: no date
    4. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: V:9
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