Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
The son of William Howe of Windsor and brother of Jack Howe, he was a "junior colleague of Pepys" as one of Mountagu's men and lived in Mountagu's Whitehall lodgings. He was with Mountagu on the Baltic voyage in 1659 and then on the 1660 Holland trip.
He likes to sing and play the viol and violin.
-- L&M Volumes 10 (Companion) and 11 (Index)
After the period of the Diary
Howe moved to Barbados where, by 1680, he was married and had two children. At some point he became a judge there.
-- Companion volume (10)
In 1660 on board the Naseby, Will Howe was Montagu's clerk. He made music with Sam while they were at sea. He continues as part of Montagu's household, and a friend of Sam's, when Montagu is made Earl of Sandwich.
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