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Thomas Howard, 2nd Duke of Norfolk

Thomas Howard, 2nd Duke of Norfolk (1443-1524) and 1st Earl of Surrey, fought for King Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485, following which he was imprisoned for several years before having his titles and estates restored. He continued in the service of the Tudor dynasty and was Lieutenant General of the North and largely responsible for the defeat of the Scots at the Battle of Flodden in 1513. He was the father of the more famous Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk.



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