Richard Howe was born 8 March 1726 in London, England, United Kingdom to Emanuel Scrope Howe, 2nd Viscount Howe (c1699-1735) and Sophia Charlotte Mary von Kielmansegg (1703-1782) and died 5 August 1799 of unspecified causes. He married Mary Hartopp (1732-1800) 10 March 1758 . Notable ancestors include Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899), Rurik (c832-879). Ancestors are from the United Kingdom, Belgium, Spain, France, Germany, England, Russia, Ukraine, Portugal, Israel, Hungary, Ireland, the Netherlands, Belarus, Denmark, Poland, Austria, Lithuania, Bohemia, Italy, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire.

Admiral of the Fleet Richard Howe, 1st Earl Howe KG (8 March 1726 – 5 August 1799) was a British naval officer, notable in particular for his service during the American War of Independence and French Revolutionary Wars.


Offspring of Richard Howe and Mary Hartopp (1732-1800)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Sophia Charlotte Howe, 2nd Baroness Howe of Langar (1762-1835) 19 February 1762 Westminster, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom 3 December 1835 Twickenham, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom Penn Assheton Curzon (1757-1797)
Jonathan Wathen Waller (1769-1853)

Maria Juliana Howe (1765-1800) 17 May 1765 9 May 1800
Louisa Catherine Howe (1767-1817)

Famous descendants

He is an ancestor of Princess Diana Frances Spencer (1961-1997).

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