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Howard, Charles, second Baron Howard of Effingham and first earl of Nottingham (1536–1624), naval commander

James McDermott

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/13885

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Howard, Charles, second Baron Howard of Effingham and first earl of Nottingham (1536–1624), naval commander, was the eldest son of William Howard, first Baron Howard of Effingham (c. 1510–1573), and his second wife, Margaret (d. 1581), daughter of Sir Thomas Gamage. His early years are obscure. He spent some time in the household of his uncle ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Naval Forces and Warfare

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