1536 – Born on the 14th of December.
1563 – He married Katherine Carey.
1569 – He helped suppress a rebellion of the Roman Catholic lords of northern England.
1573 – He succeeded to his father’s title of Lord Howard of Effingham.
1585 – Became lord high admiral.
1596 – Howard and Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, commanded the expedition that sacked Cádiz, Spain.
1597 – The queen made Howard earl of Nottingham.
1599 – He was given the exceptional office of lord lieutenant general of England.
1601 – He helped put down Essex’s uprising against Elizabeth and served as a commissioner at Essex’s trial.
1624 – Died in near Croydon, Surrey, England on the 14th of December.