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Elizabeth Fitzalan, Duchess of Norfolk

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Elizabeth de Mowbray
Duchess of Norfolk
BornLady Elizabeth Fitzalan
Died8 July 1425
Wighill, Yorkshire
Spouse(s)Sir William Montacut
Thomas de Mowbray, 1st Duke of Norfolk
Sir Robert Goushill
Sir Gerard Usflete
Edward Le Despencer
IssueThomas de Mowbray, 4th Earl of Norfolk
Margaret de Mowbray
John Mowbray, 2nd Duke of Norfolk
Isabel de Mowbray
Elizabeth de Mowbray
Elizabeth Goushill
Joan Goushill
FatherRichard Fitzalan, 4th Earl of Arundel
MotherElizabeth de Bohun

Elizabeth de Mowbray, Duchess of Norfolk (née Lady Elizabeth Fitzalan; 1366 – 8 July 1425)[1] was an English noblewoman and the wife of Thomas Mowbray, 1st Duke of Norfolk.

Through her eldest daughter, Lady Margaret Mowbray, Elizabeth was an ancestress of Queens consort Anne Boleyn and Catherine Howard, and the Howard Dukes of Norfolk. Her other notable descendants include Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk; Thomas Stanley, 1st Earl of Derby; Sir Thomas Wyatt, the younger; and Lady Jane Grey (by both parents).

Marriages and children


Lady Elizabeth was born in Derbyshire, England, a daughter of Richard Fitzalan, 4th Earl of Arundel and his first wife Elizabeth de Bohun, daughter of William de Bohun, 1st Earl of Northampton and Elizabeth de Badlesmere.

Elizabeth had five husbands and at least seven children:

She died 8 July 1425 in Wighill, Yorkshire, and was buried with her third husband in St Michael's Church, Hoveringham, Nottinghamshire.






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