Charles Howard, 7th Earl of Suffolk

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Charles William Howard, 7th Earl of Suffolk, 2nd Earl of Bindon (9 May 1693 – 8 February 1722) was a British peer, styled Lord Chesterford from 1706 to 1709 and Lord Walden from 1709 to 1718. He was educated at Magdalene College, Cambridge.[1] He succeeded Henry Howard, 6th Earl of Suffolk in 1718.

His manservant was Scipio Africanus, a former slave whose elaborate grave can still be seen in Henbury in Bristol.


  1. ^ "Howard De Walden, Charles William (HWRT710CW)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
  • Charles Mosley (ed.), Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th Edition, Wilmington, Delaware, 2003, vol III, pp. 3814–3817, ISBN 0-9711966-2-1
Honorary titles
Preceded by
The Earl of Suffolk
Lord Lieutenant of Essex
Succeeded by
The Earl of Thomond
Peerage of England
Preceded by
Henry Howard
Earl of Suffolk
Succeeded by
Edward Howard
Earl of Bindon