Women / Persons ~ P10500

Frances Howard

Alternate Names:
  • Frances Carr
  • The Right Honourable Countess of Essex
  • The Right Honourable Countess of Somerset
Gender: Female
Life Dates: ca. 1590 - 1632
  • Countess
  • divorced or separated
  • English
  • Murderess
  • Sexual agency, transgression (hetero)
  • Wife of notable man
Note: First marriage annulled, poisoned Sir Thomas Overbury, convicted of murder (alongside her second husband) but pardoned by James 1 and spared execution
persons with degrees of separation from Frances Howard