Henry FitzAlan-Howard, 2nd Viscount FitzAlan of Derwent

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Henry Edmund FitzAlan-Howard, 2nd Viscount FitzAlan of Derwent (30 October 1883 – 17 May 1962), was a British peer.

Biography[edit]

FitzAlan-Howard was the only son of Edmund FitzAlan-Howard, 1st Viscount FitzAlan of Derwent, second son of Henry Fitzalan-Howard, 14th Duke of Norfolk, and Lady Mary Bertie (1859–1938), daughter of Montagu Bertie, 7th Earl of Abingdon.

He served as a captain in the First World War and was wounded. After the war he was assistant private secretary from 1921 to 1922 to his father, the last Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. He succeeded in the viscountcy on his father's death in 1947.

Marriage and children[edit]

FitzAlan was married on 9 May 1922 to Joyce Elizabeth Mary Langdale (born 25 April 1898, died 1995), eldest daughter and heiress of Lt Col Philip Joseph Langdale, OBE, JP, DL of Houghton Hall, East Riding of Yorkshire.[1] They divorced in 1955, having had two daughters:[2]

Death[edit]

Lord FitzAlan of Derwent died on 17 May 1962, aged 78. The Viscountcy became extinct on his death.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Debrett's Peerage, 1968, p.739, Baron Manton
  2. ^ The Peerage, entry for 2nd Viscount FitzAlan
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Edward FitzAlan-Howard
Viscount FitzAlan of Derwent
1947–1962
Extinct