HOWARD, Edward (1579-1620), of Westminster, Mdx. and Lingfield, Surr.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1558-1603, ed. P.W. Hasler, 1981
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Family and Education

bap. 22 Dec. 1579, 1st s. of William Howard of Lingfield by Frances, da. of William Goldwell of Goldwell, Kent. unm. suc. fa. 1600. Kntd. 1603.

Offices Held

Cupbearer to James I 1603; keeper of Byfleet park 1604; seneschal of Hampton Court 1609.2


Howard was brought into Parliament when just 18 for the family borough of Reigate, holding the seat until his death in 1620.

Ref Volumes: 1558-1603

Author: H.G.O.


  • 1. Folger V. b. 298.
  • 2. Surr. Arch. Colls. ix. 405, 413; xlv. 68; Manning and Bray, Surr. ii. 356; PCC 110 Soame.