Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk, KG (10 Mar 1536 – 2 Jun 1572)
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Thomas was the son of Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey (d.v.p). Elizabeth I was his second cousin. He succeeded his grandfather as Duke of Norfolk in 1554.
Thomas' first wife was Mary FitzAlan, who inherited the Arundel estates of her father, Henry FitzAlan, 19th Earl of Arundel in 1556. She died after a year of marriage, having given birth to:
Norfolk's second wife was Margaret Audley, daughter of Thomas Audley, 1st Baron Audley of Walden; and widow of Sir Henry Dudley. Their children are:
Elizabeth Leyburne (1536 – 04 Sep 1567), widow of Thomas Dacre, 4th Baron Dacre of Gillesland became Norfolk's third wife. Leyburne's three daughters by her previous marriage married Norfolk's three sons.
Norfolk was executed for treason in 1572 and buried at the Church of St Peter ad Vincula within the walls of the Tower of London.
Norfolk's lands and titles were forfeit, although much of the estate was later restored to his sons. The title of Duke of Norfolk was restored, four generations later, to Thomas Howard.
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