James Howard (dramatist)
He was the 9th son of Thomas Howard, 1st Earl of Berkshire and his wife Elizabeth. Howard wrote two comedies, All Mistaken, or the Mad Couple, (c.1667), and The English Mounsieur (1666). Both of these starred Nell Gwynn, the mistress of Charles II.
- J. P. Vander Motten, ‘Howard, James (c.1640–1669)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004
- Encyclopædia Britannica, 11th Edition (http://encyclopedia.jrank.org/HOR_I25/HOWARD_SIR_ROBERT_16261698_.html)