The Howard Family
Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk,Earl Marshal (1473 – 25 August 1554) was a prominent Tudor politician.He was uncle to Anne Boleyn and Catherine Howard.He was a great uncle of Queen Elizabeth I and descendant of King Edward I. After falling from favour in 1546, he was stripped of the dukedom and imprisoned in the Tower, avoiding execution when the King died.(by Hans Holbein the Younger)
Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk and uncle of Anne Boleyn and Catherine Howard.
Thomas Howard, 2nd Duke of Norfolk, and grandfather of Anne Boleyn and Catherine Howard.
Catherine Howard (c. 1518–1524 – 13 February 1542), also spelled Katherine, Katheryn or Kathryn, was the fifth wife of Henry VIII of England, and sometimes known by his reference to her as his "rose without a thorn". However, she was beheaded after less than two years of marriage to Henry on the grounds of treason for committing adultery while married to the King. Catherine was the third of Henry's consorts to have been a commoner.
The Mowbray Legacy - Book cover showing the "duchess" window at Long Melford, Suffol, with Elizabeth Talbot, Duchess of Norfolk, on the left and Elizabeth Tilney, Countess of Surrey and first wife of Thomas Howard, later 2nd Duke of Norfolk, on the right.