Nottingham, Charles Howard, Earl of, approximately 1536-1624

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Dates:
Birth 1536
Death 1624-12-14
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham (1536-1624) was an English admiral. He succeeded his father as 2nd Baron Howard of Effingham in 1572, and was later created Earl of Nottingham in 1597. He was a cousin of Elizabeth I and was appointed to a number of state positions by her, including Lord High Admiral of the English fleet. He is best known for being in command of the fleet in 1587 during the unsuccessful invasion of the Spanish Armada.

From the guide to the Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham Letters, 1591-1609, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)

Howard was appointed Constable of Windsor Castle, and Keeper and Lieutenant of the Forest, Parks and Warrens on 5 Dec. 1588.

From the description of Letter : to George Woodward, 1589 Apr. 24. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612893638

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Subjects:

  • Politics, government and public administration
  • Water-supply
  • Armada, 1588--Sources

Occupations:

  • Admirals

Places:

  • Windsor Great Park (England) (as recorded)
  • California--San Francisco (as recorded)
  • Hampton Court (Richmond upon Thames, London, England) (as recorded)