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Philip Howard
Birth: Jun. 28, 1557
Strand
City of Westminster
Greater London, England
Death: Oct. 19, 1595
Tower Hamlets
London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Greater London, England

Earl of Arundel. Born the eldest son of Thomas Howard, Duke of Norfolk and Lady Mary FitzAlan, daughter of Henry FitzAlan, Earl of Arundel, at Arundel House, The Strand, London. He atteded Cambridge until November 1576. He was styled as Earl of Surrey before 1580 when he succeeded to the Earldom of Arundel at the death of his grandfather. In 1581 he was present at the disputations of Edmund Campion in the Tower which apparently led to a change of religious thought. The earl found himself suspect and out of favor after his wife's conversion to Roman Catholicism. He was then himself baptized in that church in September 1584. His position in a Protestant court apparently became increasingly uncomfortable for the convert and after composing a letter of explanation to Queen Elizabeth, he attempted to leave the country without permit. He was captured at sea and confined in the Tower in April 1585. In April 1589 he was charged with high treason, and all of his estates and titles forfeited. He remained a prisoner in the Tower until October 1595 when he requested an audience with his wife and son. The request was denied unless he renounced his conversion. Arundel refused and he died of dysentery within days. He was buried without ceremony in the Chapel of St. Peter ad Vincula, inside the the Tower. Twenty nine years later, his widow and son obtained permission from James I to move Arundel's body to the chapel at Arundel. He has been proclaimed a martyr by the Roman Catholic Church. (bio by: Iola) 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Howard (1538 - 1572)
  Mary FitzAlan (1540 - 1557)
 
 Children:
  Thomas Howard (1585 - 1646)*
 
 Siblings:
  Margaret Howard Sackville (____ - 1591)**
  Philip Howard (1557 - 1595)
  Philip Howard (1557 - 1595)*
  Thomas Howard (1561 - 1626)**
  William Howard (1563 - 1640)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Chapel of Saint Peter-ad-Vincula, Tower of London *
London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Greater London, England
*Former burial location
 
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Originally Created by: Iola
Record added: Oct 11, 2006
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- Jean Hooks
 Added: Apr. 18, 2017
12 great-grandfather, Holy Saint, pray for us and for the peace of Christ to reign in the world. By your intersession may we be freed from all anxiety and granted peace in our day.
- MBA
 Added: Mar. 26, 2017

- Carolee McGill-Barker
 Added: Aug. 8, 2016
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