Edward Howard, 8th Earl of Suffolk

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Edward Howard, 8th Earl of Suffolk (1672 - 22 Jun 1731)[1] was an English peer.

Edward Howard was the second son of Henry Howard, 5th Earl of Suffolk and his wife Mary Stewart. He was educated at Magdalene College, Cambridge.[2] He succeeded his nephew Charles Howard, 7th Earl of Suffolk in 1722.

He was succeeded by his younger brother Charles Howard, 9th Earl of Suffolk.


  1. ^ http://www.leighrayment.com/peers/peersS6.htm
  2. ^ "Howard, Edward (HWRT685E)". 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
Peerage of England
Preceded by
Charles Howard
Earl of Suffolk
Succeeded by
Charles Howard