Vere, Frances de (d. 1577)

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Vere, Frances de (d. 1577)

Countess of Surrey. Name variations: Frances Howard. Died on June 30, 1577; daughter of John de Vere, 15th earl of Oxford, and Elizabeth Trussel (1496–1527); married Henry Howard (1517–1547), earl of Surrey; married Thomas Staynings; children: (first marriage) Thomas Howard (b. 1537), 4th duke of Norfolk; Catherine Howard (d. 1596); Henry Howard, earl of Northampton; Jane Howard (d. 1593); Margaret Howard (d. 1592, who married Henry, Lord Scrope of Bolton).