Lady Margaret Howard

1505–1571 (Age 66)
Tisbury, Wiltshire, England

The Life of Lady Margaret

When Lady Margaret Howard was born in 1505, in Tisbury, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Sir Edmund Howard, was 27 and her mother, Jocasta Joyce Culpepper, was 25. She married Earl Thomas Arundell KB MP on 20 November 1530, in Tisbury, Wiltshire, England. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 10 October 1571, in Tisbury, Wiltshire, England, at the age of 66, and was buried in Tisbury, Wiltshire, England.

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Family Time Line

Lady Margaret Howard
Earl Thomas Arundell KB MP
Marriage: 20 November 1530
Margaret Arundel
Dorothy Arundell
Jane Arundell
Sir Matthew Arundell
Barbara Arundell
Charles Arundell

Spouse & Children

20 November 1530
Tisbury, Wiltshire, England


+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings



  • Female1505–1571Female

  • Margaret Howard


  • Henry HOWARD


  • Charles HOWARD


  • Mary Howard


+2 More Children

World Events (3)

1549 · Book of Common Prayer

Age 44

Book of Common Prayer, a product of the English Reformation, was published in 1549 for assistance in the administration of the sacraments and other rites and ceremonies of the church according to the use of the Church of England. The book outlined morning, evening, and communion prayers and orders for baptism and marriage, thus making England a truly Protestant state.
1558 · Act of Uniformity

Age 53

The Act of Uniformity was passed by the Parliament of England and required all people to go to church once a week. The consequence of not attending church was a fine of 12 pence, which was a considerable amount for a poor person.
1569 · State Lottery

Age 64

A State Lottery was recorded in 1569. The tickets were sold at St. Paul's Cathedral in London.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Norman personal name Huard, Heward, composed of the Germanic elements hug ‘heart’, ‘mind’, ‘spirit’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.2 English: from the Anglo-Scandinavian personal name Hāward, composed of the Old Norse elements ‘high’ + varðr ‘guardian’, ‘warden’.3 English: variant of Ewart 2.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Margaret Howard Arundell, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Pedigree of Duke of Norfolk
  • Inquisition post mortem of John Arundell of Lanherne knight's lands in Devon

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