Biography of Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Howard

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 19 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 10 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd 1100-1170

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 16 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 11 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

Kings England: Great x 6 Grand Son of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Kings Scotland: Great x 12 Grand Son of Duncan "The Sick" I King Scotland 1001-1040

Kings Franks: Great x 10 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

Kings France: Great x 7 Grand Son of Philip "Bold" III King France 1245-1285

Timeline

In 1473 Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 was born to Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk 1443-1524 and Elizabeth Tilney Countess Surrey 1444-1497

Edward IV's Daughter's Marriages

On 04 Feb 1495 Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 and Anne York 1475-1511 were married.

In 1510 Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 was appointed 268th Knight Garter: Henry VIII

Birth and Death of Prince Henry

In Feb 1511 Henry VIII celebrated the birth of his son by holding a magnificent tournament at Westminster.The challengers included Henry VIII who fought as Cuere Loyall, Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1539 as Bon Vouloir, Edward Neville Master 1471-1538 as Joyeulx Penser, Thomas Knyvet 1485-1512 as Valiant Desyr and Thomas Tyrrell -1551.
On Day 1 of the tournament the Answerers included: William Parr 1st Baron Parr Horton 1483-1547, Henry Grey 4th Earl Kent 1495-1562, Thomas Cheney 1485-1558, Richard Blount and Robert Morton.
On Day 2 of the tournament the Answerers included: Richard Tempest, Thomas Lucy, Henry Guildford, Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545, Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde 1477-1539, Richard Grey, Leonard Grey 1st Viscount Grane 1479-1541, Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554, Edmund Howard 1478-1539 and Henry Stafford 1st Earl Wiltshire 1479-1523.

In 1513 Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 and Elizabeth Stafford Duchess Norfolk 1497-1558 were married

On 04 May 1513 Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 was appointed as Lord High Admiral

Battle of Flodden

On 09 Sep 1513 at the Battle of Flodden the English army was commanded by Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk 1443-1524, Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554, Edmund Howard 1478-1539, Thomas Dacre 2nd Baron Dacre Gilsland 1467-1525, Edward Stanley 1st Baron Monteagle 1462-1524 and Marmaduke Constable 1457-1518.
The English army included: Henry "Shepherd Lord" Clifford 10th Baron Clifford 1454-1523, William Conyers 1st Baron Conyers 1468-1524, Thomas Berkeley 5th Baron Berkeley 1472-1533 and Richard Neville 2nd Baron Latimer Snape 1468-1530. Randall Babington -1513, John Bigod 1475-1513 and Thomas Fitzwilliam 1474-1513 were killed.
Marmaduke Constable 1480-1545, William Constable, George Darcy 1st Baron Darcy Aston -1558, Edmund Walsingham 1480-1550, Thomas Burgh 7th Baron Cobham Sternborough, 5th Baron Strabolgi, 1st Baron Burgh 1488-1550 and Walter Stonor 1477-1551 was knighted by Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554.
The Scottish army suffered heavy casualties. James IV King Scotland 1473-1513, Alexander Stewart Archbishop St Andrews 1493-1513, Andrew Stewart 1st Lord Avondale 1470-1513, Matthew Stewart 2nd Earl Lennox -1513, James Traquair 1480-1513, Archibald Campbell 2nd Earl Argyll 1449-1513, Robert Douglas 1424-1513, William Douglas 6th Lord Drumlanrig -1513, George Douglas 1469-1513, William Douglas 1471-1513, John Douglas 2nd Earl Morton -1513, Alexander Elphinstone 1st Lord Elphinstone -1513, John Erskine -1513, William Hay 4th Earl Erroll -1513, Thomas Hay -1513, Adam Hepburn 2nd Earl Bothwell -1513, George Hepburn Bishop Isles 1454-1513, Adam Hepburn Master 1457-1513, Thomas "Younger of Cushnie" Lumsden -1513, John Maxwell 4th Lord Maxwell -1513, William Murray 1470-1513, Colin Oliphant -1513, William Ruthven -1513, George Seton 5th Lord Seton -1513, Henry 03 Lord Sinclair -1513, John Hay 2nd Lord Hay -1513, David Home 1491-1513 and William Sinclair 2nd Earl Caithness 1459-1513 were killed.
George Home 4th Lord Home -1549 and John Stewart 2nd Earl Atholl 1475-1522 fought.

On 01 Feb 1514 Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 succeeded 2nd Earl Surrey (3C 1483).

In 1516 Henry Howard 1516-1547 was born to Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 and Elizabeth Stafford Duchess Norfolk 1497-1558 at Hunsdon, Hertfordshire

On 10 Mar 1520 Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 was appointed as Lord Deputy of Ireland

Around 1520 Thomas Howard 1st Viscount Howard Bindon 1520-1582 was born to Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 and Elizabeth Stafford Duchess Norfolk 1497-1558

Trial and Execution of the Duke of Buckingham

In Apr 1521 Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham 1478-1521 was arrested and imprisoned at Tower of London. He was accused of listening to prophecies of the King's death and intending to kill the King. Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 presided at his trial. Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset 1477-1530 and Henry Guildford Master 1489-1532 acted as judges. Thomas Brooke 8th Baron Cobham -1529, Anthony Poyntz 1480-1533 and Edmund Walsingham 1480-1550 as jurors.

On 04 Dec 1522 Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 was appointed as Lord Treasurer

On 21 May 1524 Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 succeeded 3rd Duke Norfolk (3C 1483), 14th Baron Mowbray (1C 1283), 15th Baron Segrave (1C 1295). Elizabeth Stafford Duchess Norfolk 1497-1558 by marriage Duke Norfolk (3C 1483).

Knighting of Henry Fitzroy

On 18 Jun 1525 Henry Fitzroy, Henry VIII's illegitimate son, was created 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset, 1st Earl Lincoln (7C 1525) at Bridewell Palace by his father Henry VIII.
Henry Clifford 1st Earl Cumberland 1493-1542 was created 1st Earl Cumberland, Warden of the West Marches and Governor Carlisle Castle.
Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1539 was created 1st Marquess Exeter (1C 1525).
Thomas Manners 1st Earl Rutland 1492-1543 was created 1st Earl Rutland (3C 1525).
Henry Percy 5th Earl Northumberland 1478-1527 carried the Sword of State. Thomas More 1478-1535 read the patents of nobility. Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545, Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset 1477-1530, ! Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554, William Fitzalan 18th Earl Arundel 1476-1544 and John Vere 14th Earl Oxford 1499-1526 attended.
Around 18 Jun 1525 Henry Clifford 2nd Earl Cumberland 1517-1570 and Eleanor Brandon 1519-1547 were married at Bridewell Palace.

In 1532 Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 was appointed as Knight of the Order of St Michael

On 01 Sep 1532 Anne Boleyn Queen Consort England 1501-1536 was created 1st Marquess Pembroke with Henry VIII performing the investiture at Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire. Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde 1477-1539, Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545, Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554, Eleanor Paston Baroness Ros Helmsley 1495-1551, Jean Dinteville, Edward Lee Archbishop York 1482-1544, John Stokesley Bishop London 1475-1539 were present. Stephen Gardiner Bishop Winchester 1483-1555 read the Patent of Creation .

On 28 May 1533 Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 was appointed as Earl Marshal

Christening of Elizabeth I

On 10 Sep 1533 the future Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 was christened at the Palace of Placentia, Greenwich, Kent.
Gertrude Blount Countess Devon 1503-1558, Walter Blount, Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury 1489-1556 and Margaret Paternal Marchioness Dorset 1487-1535 were Godparents.
Henry Bourchier 2nd Earl Essex, 3rd Count Eu -1540 carried the covered gilt basin. Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 escorted the Dowager Duchess of Norfolk. Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 carried the Salt. Elizabeth Stafford Duchess Norfolk 1497-1558 carried the Chrisom. Agnes Tilney Duchess Norfolk 1477-1545 carried Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603. Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1539 carried a taper of virgin wax.
Edward Stanley 3rd Earl Derby 1509-1572, Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde 1477-1539, Henry Grey 4th Earl Kent 1495-1562 and George Boleyn 2nd Viscount Rochford 1503-1536 supported the train of the mantle.
Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554, William Howard 1st Baron Howard 1510-1573 and John Hussey 1st Baron Hussey Sleaford 1465-1537 carried the canopy.

Trial of Anne Boleyn

On 02 May 1536 Queen Anne Boleyn was charged with treason and accused of 'despising her marriage and entertaining malice against the King, and following daily her frail and carnal lust'.Her trial was held at King's Hall in the Tower of London..
Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 was appointed Lord High Steward and presided. Henry Howard 1516-1547 attended. Henry Pole 1st Baron Montagu 1492-1539 was one of the judges. Elizabeth Browne Countess Worcester 1502-1565 was the principal witness.
The jurors were:
Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545,
Edward Clinton 1st Earl Lincoln 1512-1585,
Thomas Fiennes 9th Baron Dacre Gilsland 1515-1541
George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon 1487-1544,
Thomas Manners 1st Earl Rutland 1492-1543,
John Mordaunt 1st Baron Mordaunt 1480-1562,
Ralph Neville 4th Earl Westmoreland 1498-1549,
Henry Parker 11th Baron Marshal, 10th Baron Morley 1476-1556,
Edward Stanley 3rd Earl Derby 1509-1572,
Thomas Stanley 2nd Baron Monteagle 1507-1560,
John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540,
Thomas Wentworth 1st Baron Wentworth 1501-1551,
Henry Somerset 2nd Earl Worcester 1496-1549,
Henry Percy 5th Earl Northumberland 1478-1527,
Thomas Burgh 7th Baron Cobham Sternborough, 5th Baron Strabolgi, 1st Baron Burgh 1488-1550,
Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1539,
William Fitzalan 18th Earl Arundel 1476-1544,
Henry Fitzalan 19th Earl Arundel 1512-1580,
Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon 1488-1544,
Edward Powers Lord Powers,
William Sandys 1st Baron Sandys Vyne 1470-1540,
Thomas Ware,
Andrew Windsor 1st Baron Windsor 1467-1543, and
George Brooke 9th Baron Cobham 1497-1558.

Neville Triple Wedding

On 02 Jul 1536 three weddings between the Neville, and Manners and Vere families, were celebrated at one mass at Holywell, Shoreditch, Hackney, Greater London.Those present included Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon 1488-1544, Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554, Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545, Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554, Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1539, John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 and Ralph Neville 4th Earl Westmoreland 1498-1549
Henry Neville 5th Earl Westmoreland 1525-1563 and Anne Manners 1527-1549 were married,
Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland 1526-1563 and Margaret Neville -1559 were married.
John Vere 16th Earl Oxford 1516-1562 and Dorothy Neville -1546 were married.

Christening Edward VI

On 15 Oct 1537 the future Edward VI was christened by John Stokesley Bishop London 1475-1539 at the Chapel Royal in Hampton Court Palace. Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury 1489-1556 performed the Baptismal Rites, and was appointed Godfather. Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 and Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 were Godparents.
Henry Bourchier 2nd Earl Essex, 3rd Count Eu -1540 carried the Salt. Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 was Godfather and supported the Marchioness of Exeter. Richard Long 1494-1546 was knighted. Thomas Cromwell 1st Earl Essex 1485-1540, Philip Boteler 1492-1545, John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 and John Gage Lord Chamberlain 1479-1556 attended. Mary Scrope 1476-1548 carried Lady Mary's train. Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex 1483-1542 carried a covered basin. Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex 1483-1542 carried the canopy.
Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 helped his young niece the future Elizabeth I to carry the Crisom. Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1539 supported his wife Gertrude Blount Countess Devon 1503-1558 to carry the child. Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde 1477-1539 bore a taper of virgin wax. William Fitzalan 18th Earl Arundel 1476-1544 carried the train of the Prince's robe.Christopher Barker -1550 proclaimed the Prince's titles. Arthur Hopton 1489-1555 attended..
Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 was created 1st Earl Hertford (2C 1537), 1st Viscount Beauchamp.
Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 was created as Duke Cornwall, Earl Chester (9C 1537).
Nicholas Carew, Francis Bryan, Anthony Browne 1500-1548 and John Russell 1st Earl Bedford 1485-1555 surrounded the font.
Henry Knyvet 1510-1547, Edward Neville Master 1471-1538, Thomas Seymour 1st Baron Seymour Sudeley 1508-1549, Richard Long 1494-1546 and John Wallop 1490-1551 carried the canopy.

Funeral of Jane Seymour

On 12 Nov 1537 Jane Seymour Queen Consort England 1509-1537 was buried in the Henry VIII Vault in St George's Chapel in Windsor. Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 was Chief Mourner. Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde 1477-1539, Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545, John Gage Lord Chamberlain 1479-1556, Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554, Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554, Thomas Manners 1st Earl Rutland 1492-1543, Ralph Neville 4th Earl Westmoreland 1498-1549, Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex 1483-1542, John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 and Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1539 attended.

On 16 May 1539 Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 signed Six Articles

On 29 Jun 1539 Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 attended Dinner with King Henry VIII of England, Cromwell and others as guests of Archbishop Cramner

On 10 Jun 1540 Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 attended Meeting of the Privy Council where he removed Cromwells St George

On 29 Jan 1541 Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 was appointed as Lieutenant General North of the Trent

Trial of Thomas Fiennes 9th Baron Dacre

On 20 Jun 1541 Thomas Fiennes 9th Baron Dacre Gilsland 1515-1541 was tried for the murder of John Busbrig, servant of Nicholas Pelham 1517-1560 on whose land they were poaching. Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 was appointed as Lord High Steward.

On 12 Dec 1546 Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 was imprisoned at Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London

In 1553 Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 was appointed as Privy Council

In 1553 Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 was knighted by Queen Mary I of England

On 18 Aug 1553 Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 presided Trial of John Dudley (01 Duke Northumberland)

On 01 Oct 1553 Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 was crowned I King England and Ireland: Tudor[Queen of England and Ireland] at Westminster Abbey.
Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon 1527-1556 carried the Sword of State.
John Gage Lord Chamberlain 1479-1556 bore the queen's train. Edward Dymoke 1508-1566 attended as the Queen's Champion. James Blount 6th Baron Mountjoy 1533-1582 and Henry Parker 12th Baron Marshal, 11th Baron Morley 1533-1577 were created Knight of the Bath. Thomas Hastings 1515- and John Leigh 1502-1564 were knighted. Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 and Henry Neville 5th Earl Westmoreland 1525-1563 attended.

On 25 Aug 1554 Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 died at Kenninghall, Norfolk

After 25 Aug 1554 Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 was buried at Church of St Michael the Archangel, Framlingham, Suffolk

Mary Howard was born to Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 and Elizabeth Stafford Duchess Norfolk 1497-1558

Pilgrimage of Grace

On 06 Jul 1537 Robert Constable 1478-1537 was hanged from the Beverley Gate in Kingston upon Hull witnessed by Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk.

Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 was appointed as Lord High Steward

Pilgrimage of Grace

In 1536 the North rose against religious policies of Henry VIII. Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon 1488-1544 condemned the traitors. John Neville 3rd Baron Latimer Snape 1493-1543 was implicated. Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554, Henry Howard 1516-1547 and Edmund Knyvet 1508-1551 undertook the suppression of the rebels.

Katherine Howard Countess Derby was born to Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 and Elizabeth Stafford Duchess Norfolk 1497-1558

Ancestry

Father: Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk 1443-1524

GrandFather: John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk 1425-1485

Great GrandFather: Robert Howard 1385-1437

Great Great GrandFather: John Howard 1366-1437

Great Great GrandMother: Alice Tendring

Great GrandMother: Margaret Mowbray Baroness Grey Ruthyn 1388-1459

Great Great GrandFather: Thomas Mowbray 1st Duke Norfolk 1368-1399

Great Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Fitzalan Duchess Norfolk 1366-1425

GrandMother: Katherine Moleyns

Mother: Elizabeth Tilney Countess Surrey 1444-1497

GrandFather: Frederick Tilney 1416-1445

Great GrandFather: Philip Tilney 1400-1453

GrandMother: Elizabeth Cheney 1422-1473

Great GrandFather: Lawrence Cheney 1396-1461

Great Great GrandFather: William Cheney 1368-1399

Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Cockayne 1394-1422

Great Great GrandFather: John Cockayne Chief Baron 1360-1429

Great Great GrandMother: Ida Grey 1368-1426