Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Suffolk
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Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Suffolk, 7th Earl of Berkshire (11 June 1721 – 23 February 1783) was a British peer, styled Hon. Thomas Howard until 1779.
A younger son of Henry Howard, 11th Earl of Suffolk, he was educated at St John's College, Oxford, and received his MA in 1741. Called to the bar at the Inner Temple in 1744, he succeeded his elder brother William Howard, Viscount Andover as a Member of Parliament for Castle Rising in 1747. He represented Castle Rising until 1768, when he was returned for Malmesbury; he continued there until 1774, when he sat for Mitchell. He left the House of Commons in 1779, when he succeeded his great-nephew Henry as Earl of Suffolk. He became a bencher of the Inner Temple in 1779.
On 13 April 1747, he married Elizabeth Kingscote (d. 23 June 1769), by whom he had one daughter:
- Lady Diana Howard (23 July 1748 – 20 June 1816), married Sir Michael le Fleming, 4th Baronet
Upon his death in 1783, he was succeeded by a distant cousin, John.
|Parliament of Great Britain|
|Member of Parliament for Castle Rising
With: The Lord Luxborough 1747–1754
Hon. Horace Walpole 1754–1757
Charles Boone 1757–1768
The Earl Tylney
|Member of Parliament for Malmesbury
With: The Earl of Donegall
Hon. Charles James Fox
|Member of Parliament for Mitchell
With: John Stephenson
|Peerage of England|
|Earl of Suffolk,
Earl of Berkshire
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