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Howard, Charles

Born: 1536 AD
Died: 1624 AD
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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.