Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Elizabeth Tilney

Elizabeth Tilney married Sir Thomas Howard the first Earl of Surrey. She was
the daughter and heiress of Sir Frederick Tilney, and Widow of Sir Humphrey
Bouchier. Sir Thomas married secondly Agnes Tilney. a cousin of Elizabeth's.

A number of children by both wives left descendants, through the Ducal line
comes through the first wife, Elizabeth, as does the Southern family in

Thomas Howard, the Third Duke was their eldest son. The American family traces
through his third son Lord Edmund Howard, who was married to Joyce Culpepper.

Source: Notable Southern Families, see Howard Family by Burke, pages 100-119.

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