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NOTTINGHAM EARLDOM
NOTTINGHAM (MOWBRAY) EARLDOM

Thomas Mowbray succeeded his brother John (who died February 1382-83) as 2nd Earl of Nottingham, and later became 1st DUKE OF NORFOLK (1397). Thomas married 1. (March 1382-83) Elizabeth Strange (died August 1383); then 2. (July 1384) [ARU2532] Elizabeth FitzAlan (see ARUNDEL (FITZALAN) EARLDOM). Thomas was invested Knight of the Garter (1383),  and Elizabeth was appointed Lady of the Garter (1386). Thomas became 1st DUKE OF NORFOLK (1397, see NORFOLK DUKEDOM below for subsequent details.

NORFOLK DUKEDOM
NORFOLK (MOWBRAY) DUKEDOM

The above Thomas Mowbray, 2nd Earl of Nottingham, became 1st DUKE OF NORFOLK (1397).  He was banished by King Richard II from England for life 1398, and died of the plague in Venice (September 1399).

About this time King Henry IV usurped the throne from King Richard II (30th September 1399), and in his first Parliament (October 1399) he annulled the creation of the Norfolk Dukedom (in addition to repealing all that was done in Richard's Parliament of 1397-98). Note however, this annulment was made after the death of its first Duke, and Elizabeth remained DUCHESS.

[ARU2532] Elizabeth FitzAlan, DUCHESS OF NORFOLK,  later married 3. (before  August 1401) [GOWS532] Sir Robert (see GOWSELL); then 4. (before July 1414) Sir Gerard Usflete.

Elizabeth FitzAlan was an ancestor of Queen Elizabeth I, as shown below:

  Thomas Mowbray 2. =
 
= Elizabeth FitzAlan
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  Robert Howard =
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= Margaret de Mowbray
 
  John Howard =
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= 1. Katherine Moleyns
 
  Thomas Howard =
 
= Elizabeth Tylney
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  Thomas Boleyn =
 
= Elizabeth Howard
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  King Henry VIII =
 
= 2. Anne Boleyn
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       Queen Elizabeth I