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William Howard and Francis Gouldwell

William Howard and Francis Gouldwell

William Howard was born about 1540 Lingfield, Surrey, England and died 2 September 1600 Haling House, Croyden, Surrey, England. He was the son of William Howard and Margaret Gamage. He marrried Francis Gouldwell born about 1553 Gouldwell Hall, Kent, England and died 1 March 1616 Rygate, Surrey, England. She was the daughter of William Gouldwell and Elizabeth Cheney.


Collins's peerage of England; genealogical, biographical, and historical‎ - Page 277
by Arthur Collins, Sir Egerton Brydges - 1812

Sir William Howard of Lingfield,in the year 1581, was among those noble persons who accompanied the the Duke of Anjou on his departure out of England, into the Low Countries, where he was to be invested with the sovereignty. He afterwards received the honour of knighthood; and having been elected a member for the borough of Ryegate, in Surrey, to several parliaments, departed this life, on September 1st, 1600, and was buried at Rygate, in Surrey, the 26th of the same month, seised of the manor of Great Bookham, with the appurtenances in Bookham; the manor or college of Lingfield; the manor of Billehurst, and rectory of Lingfield, and the advowson of the living aforesaid. By Frances, his wife, daughter of William Gouldwel, of Gouldwell Hall, in the county of Kent, he had three sons:

1.Sir Edward
2.Sir Francis Howard m. Jane Monson
3.Sir Charles


A genealogical and heraldic dictionary of the peerage and baronetage of the ...‎ - Page 430
by Sir Bernard Burke, Ashworth Peter Burke - 1880

William Howard (Sir) of Lingfield, co. Surrey; d. in 1600. leaving issue by his wife Frances, dau. Of William Gouldwell, Esq. Of Gouldwell Hall co. Kent,
1. Edward (Sir), cup bearer to James I;
2.Francs (Sir)
The eldest son succeeded to the estates of his father, but dying s.p. In 1620, those devolved upon the second
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