In 1489, Surrey accompanied Henry VII to France and in 1501 he was made Lord High Treasurer, thus becoming part of Henry’s inner circle. London: J. Nichols, 1804-1814), FHL book Q 942.21 H2ma., vol. Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk, 2nd Earl of Surrey, Earl Marshal, was born 1473 to Thomas Howard, 2nd Duke of Norfolk (1443-1524) and Elizabeth Tilney, Countess of Surrey (bef1445-1497) and died 25 August 1554 of unspecified causes.  On 28 July 1540, Cromwell was executed, and on the same day, the King wed the Duke's other niece, Catherine Howard, as his fifth wife. She also claimed to have been physically maltreated by Howard and his household servants. Elizabeth was fortunate that Thomas' attainder stipulated that she would not lose her own inheritance. He was released and pardoned by Queen Mary in 1553, and in Mary's first parliament (October–December 1553), his statutory attainder was declared void, thereby restoring him to the dukedom. Due to their allegiance to the losing side, the Howard family's titles became forfeit. The Duke was the grandfather of both Queen Anne Boleyn and Queen Katherine Howard and the great grandfather of Queen Elizabeth I. In The Private Life of Henry VIII (1933) he was played by Frederick Culley. , On 10 March 1520, Howard was appointed Lord Deputy of Ireland. His son, Edmund Howard was father to Catherine, Henry VIII’s 5th wife while his daughter, Elizabeth who had married Thomas Boleyn, had a daughter, Anne, making Thomas grandfather to two of Henry VIII’s wives and great grandfather to Elizabeth I. Thomas, Earl of Surrey and latterly Duke of Norfolk was a remarkable man who lived through a turbulent time in English history. Omissions? Son of the 1st Duke of Norfolk, Thomas Howard early shared his father’s fortunes; he fought at Barnet for Edward IV and was made steward of the royal household and created Earl of Surrey in 1483 (at the same time that his father was created duke). Henry VIII, too, employed him on public business, but the earl grew jealous of Thomas Wolsey, and for a short time he absented himself from court. These children included Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk, Elizabeth Howard, mother of Anne Boleyn, and Lord Edmund Howard, father of Catherine Howard. In 1475, Elizabeth inherited her father's property of Ashwellthorpe Manor. The second marriage on 30 April 1472, of Elizabeth Tilney, Countess of Surrey (bef1445-1497) to Thomas Howard, 2nd Duke of Norfolk (1443-1524), Earl of Surrey, who later became the 2nd Duke of Norfolk, by whom she had nine children. Henry VIII’s determination to make his mark was shown in June 1513 when he sailed to France, his heart set on invading the country and extending his own kingdom. On 24 December 1546, the elder Howard acknowledged that he had "concealed high treason, in keeping secret the false acts of my son, Henry Earl of Surrey, in using the arms of St. Edward the Confessor, which pertain only to kings", and offered his lands to the King. Martin’s Press, 2007. [S20] Magna Carta Ancestry: A study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Richardson, Douglas, (Kimball G. Everingham, editor. Despite the obvious pointlessness of the fighting, the appearance of success was popular. During the King's final years Edward Seymour, Earl of Hertford, and Henry VIII's last queen, Catherine Parr, both of whom favoured the reformed faith, gained influence with the King while the conservative Duke of Norfolk became isolated politically. Norwich: [s.n. His estates fell prey to the ruling clique in the reign of King Edward VI, for which he was later partly compensated by lands worth £1626 a year from Queen Mary I. Surrey mustered troops from Yorkshire, Lancashire and Northumberland in Newcastle, with his son, Thomas bringing additional troops by sea. In 1517, he quelled a May day riot in London with the use of soldiers. Father of Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk; Edmund Howard; Henry Howard, the Younger; Elizabeth Boleyn, Countess of Wiltshire; Henry Howard, died young and 13 others; John Howard, Sir; Muriel Knyvett; Richard Howard; Marcella Howard; Sir Edward Howard, KG, High Admiral; Charles Howard; Lady Elizabeth Howard Countess of Wiltshire; Sir William Howard, 1st Baron Howard of Effingham; Dorothy Howard, Countess of Derby; Lord Thomas Howard; John Howard; Anne Howard, Countess of Oxford and Lady Katherine Daubeney, Countess of Bridgewater « less In 1470 when Henry VI was restored to the throne he was forced to flee to Colchester but he supported Edward in his campaign to regain the throne. His first wife, Anne of York, died in 1511, and early in 1513, Howard married Lady Elizabeth Stafford, the daughter of Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham and Lady Eleanor Percy, the daughter of Henry Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland. Thomas was named Earl of Surrey in 1483 to 1485, and in 1489 to 1514. HRH Charles's 14-Great Grandfather. Ever anxious to protect themselves against their old enemy, the English, the Scots formed an alliance with France in 1295. Henry VIII’s Last Victim: The Life and Times of Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey. [S124] #240 Collins's Peerage of England, Genealogical, Biographical, and Historical, Greatly Augmented, and Continued to the Present Time (1812), Brydges, Sir Egerton,, (9 volumes. Corrections? © Thomas was the first son of Thomas Howard, Earl of Surrey (afterwards the second Duke of Norfolk) and his first wife, Elizabeth Tilney, widow of Sir Humphrey Bourchier. 3 p. 720, 765. The Earl of Surrey and his entourage, consisting of at least 13,000 men engaged in battle with King James IV of Scotland and his troops on 9th September 1513 resulting in the defeat of the Scots and the death of their king. [S6] G.E. The Duke was the grandfather of both Queen Anne Boleyn and Queen Katherine Howard and the great grandfather of Queen Elizabeth I. He was an uncle of two of the wives of King Henry VIII, namely Anne Boleyn and Catherine Howard, both of whom were beheaded, and played a major role in the machinations affecting these royal marriages. New York: Longman, 1998. He became lord deputy of Ireland in 1520 but soon left this post to command a fleet against the French. His political and army career spanned the period of the War of the Roses and then the Tudors under King Henry VII and VIII. 3 pt. John Howard was killed and Thomas Howard, Earl of Surrey was wounded and imprisoned in the Tower of London for three years.  He was descended in the female line from Thomas of Brotherton, 1st Earl of Norfolk, the sixth son of King Edward I of England.  In 1485, both his father and his grandfather, John Howard, 1st Duke of Norfolk, had fought for the Yorkist king, Richard III, at the Battle of Bosworth, in which his grandfather was killed, thus bringing the Tudor king, Henry VII, to the throne. He went on to reprise the role in a 1996 BBC adaptation of Mark Twain's 1881 novel The Prince and the Pauper.In the 1970 BBC miniseries The Six Wives of Henry VIII, the role was played by Patrick Troughton. 1978), 942 D22 bug 1978., p. 251. [S74] #550 The history and antiquities of the county of Leicester, Nichols, John, (4 volumes, each in 2 parts. David Morrissey played the Duke in the film The Other Boleyn Girl. His son was beheaded on 19 January 1547, and on 27 January 1547 he was attainted by statute without trial. , During the King's final years Edward Seymour, Earl of Hertford, and Henry VIII's last queen, Catherine Parr, both of whom favoured the reformed faith, gained influence with the King while the conservative Duke of Norfolk became isolated politically. 1443; d. 21 May 1524.". … As a member of the rising Howard family, Thomas Howard's early childhood was a promising one. Upon Cromwell’s execution (1540) Norfolk emerged as the second most powerful man in England, but his position was again weakened when Henry’s fifth wife, Catherine Howard—another of Norfolk’s nieces—was put to death in 1542. Born: Suffolk 1443 Died: 1524 Norfolk. By July 1520, he entered upon the thankless task of endeavoring to keep Ireland in order.