Lady Susanna <I>Rich</I> Howard

Lady Susanna Rich Howard

Death 19 May 1649
Burial Saffron Walden, Uttlesford District, Essex, England
Memorial ID 79120857 · View Source
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Countess of Suffolk

Daughter of Henry Rich, 1st Earl of Holland, and Isabel Cope. Paternal granddaughter of Robert Rich, 1st Earl of Warwick, and Lady Penelope Devereaux. Maternal granddaughter of Sir Walter Cope and Dorothy Grenville.

She was the first wife of James Howard. Their marriage took place on 1 December 1646, and the union produced a son that died young and one surviving daughter, Lady Essex Howard, who would marry the 1st Baron Griffin of Braybrooke.

The Countess 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 79120857
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lady Susanna Rich Howard (unknown–19 May 1649), Find A Grave Memorial no. 79120857, citing Walden Abbey, Saffron Walden, Uttlesford District, Essex, England ; Maintained by A. I. Zimmer (contributor 46947938) .