Henry Howard

Birth
England
Death 10 Dec 1709 (aged 82)
England
Burial Saffron Walden, Uttlesford District, Essex, England
Memorial ID 79098298 · View Source
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5th Earl of Suffolk

Son of Theophilius Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk, and Lady Elizabeth Home. Paternal grandson of Thomas Howard, 1st Earl of Suffolk, and Katherine Knyvett. Maternal grandson of George Home, 1st and last Earl of Dunbar, and Elizabeth Gordon.

Henry was the youngest son of the 2nd Earl, but inherited the title because none of his brothers left surviving sons. Like his elder brother James, he was married three times.

By his first wife, the Honourable Mary Stewart, daughter of the 3rd Baron Castle Stewart and Joyce Blundell, he had three sons.

His other marriages - to Mary Ronkswood and to Mary Upton - produced no surviving children.

He was succeeded by his eldest son Henry.

The 5th Earl of Suffolk is buried in the Howard Vault. The vault, now completely bricked in, was closed in 1860.


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  • Created by: A. I. Zimmer
  • Added: 22 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 79098298
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Howard (18 Jul 1627–10 Dec 1709), Find A Grave Memorial no. 79098298, citing Walden Abbey, Saffron Walden, Uttlesford District, Essex, England ; Maintained by A. I. Zimmer (contributor 46947938) .