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Gentleman's Magazine 1815 part 2 p.631

  Duke of Norfolk

Obituary, Duke of Norfolk

The late most noble Charles Howard, Duke of Norfolk, was Earl Marshal and Hereditary Marshal of England, Earl of Arundel and Surrey, Baron Fitz-Allan, Maltravers, Clun, and Oswaldestre; Premier Peer and Chief of the Noble Family of Howard; Lord Lieutenant and Custos Rorulorum of the County of Sussex, and Colonel of its Militia; High Steward of the cities of Gloucester and Hereford, and President of the Society for the Encouragement of Arts and Manufactures, F.R.S. and F.A.S. &c. &c. ...
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The Duke of Norfolk possessed a plurality of some of the finest country-seats in the kingdom ... Besides these, his Grace was proprietor of the beautiful Gothic villa, Graystoke Castle, in the centre of the romantic lake scenery in Cumberland; ...
The funeral procession left Norfolk House, St. James's-square, about nine o'clock on Saturday, Dec. 23, composed of the coach and six horses of his Royal Highness the Duke of Sussex, and nearly twenty other Noblemen's and Gentlemen's carriages; and arrived at Burford Bridge at four, from which place, a mile and a half from Dorking, the body was conveyed in state to the town. The cavalcade consisted of the Duke's Gentleman on horseback, fully caparisoned, bearing the ducal coronet and golden batons of office upon a cushion of crimson velvet, before the hearse. The chief mourners were, the Duke of Norfolk, the Earl of Surrey, Lord Viscount Andover, Henry Howard, jun.
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