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Howard, Charles (Earl of Nottingham)

Born: 1536 AD
Died: 1624 AD, at 87 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Earl, Monarch


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.


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