Howard, William, first Baron Howard of Effingham
- James McDermott
Howard, William, first Baron Howard of Effingham (c. 1510–1573), naval commander, was the fourth son of Thomas Howard, second duke of Norfolk (1443–1524), and his second wife, Agnes Tilney (d. 1545). Educated at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, Lord William was brought to court immediately thereafter, where he appears to have made an early and favourable impression. In 1531 ...