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Henry Howard

Birth12 JUL 1628
Occup1677-16846th Duke of NorfolkDuke
Occup1677-168415th Baron of FurnivallBaron
Death13 JAN 1684
Aged: 55.5 years
Henry Howard, 6th Duke of Norfolk (12 July 1628 -- 13 January 1684) was the second son of Henry Howard, 22nd Earl of Arundel and Lady Elizabeth Stuart. He succeeded his brother Thomas Howard, 5th Duke of Norfolk after his death in 1677. He had previously been created Baron Howard of Castle Rising in 1669 and Earl of Norwich in 1672, on the latter occasion obtaining the restoration of the office of Earl Marshal of England to him and to his family.

About 1652, Howard married Lady Anne Somerset, daughter of Edward Somerset, 2nd Marquess of Worcester and Elizabeth Dormer. In January 1678, he took his seat in the House of Lords, but in August the first development of the Popish Plot was followed by an Act for disabling Catholics from sitting in either house of Parliament. He would not comply with the oath and withdrew to Bruges for three years. There he built a house attached to a Franciscan convent and enjoyed freedom of worship. He later gave away the greater part of his library, and grounds and rooms to the Royal Society, and the Arundelian marbles to Oxford University.

The peerages created for him died out with his grandson the 9th Duke in 1777, though the current Baron Mowbray descends from the 9th Duke. The 10th and later Dukes of Norfolk, who have inherited the associated peerages and office of Earl Marshal, descend from his brother Charles Howard of Greystoke.
ChildrenFirst NameBirth DtDeath DtBirth PlaceSpouses
1

Henry 

11 JAN 16532 APR 1701  England, Middlesex, London, Arundel House Mary Mardaunt 
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Edmund 

16595 JAN 1712/3  England, Norfolk Mary Stevens, Margaret Dent 
3+

Elizabeth 

165916 JUL 1732  England, Middlesex, London George Gordon 
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Thomas 

bef 16629 NOV 1689  England, Middlesex, London, Arundel House Mary Elizabeth Savile 
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  2. Other: Gedcom Import: roberts.ged; Imported 12/12/2009;
  3. Website:Michael Marshall;
    Source from: Ray Gurganus
  4. Website:David Buchroeder;
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  1. Other: Gedcom Import: roberts.ged; Imported 12/12/2009;
  2. Website:The Peerage; also: WorldConnect;
    Source from: Ray Gurganus
  3. Website:David Buchroeder;
    Source from: Ray Gurganus
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