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Somerset, Duke of (E, 1546/7)

 

Creation: let. pat. 16 Feb 1546/47 with special remainder

 

Family name: Seymour

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Arms:

Quarterly:  1st and 4th, Or on a Pile Gules between six Fleurs-de-lis Azure three Lions of England (being the Coat of Augmentation granted by King Henry VIII on his marriage with Lady Jane Seymour);  2nd and 3rd, Gules two Wings joined in lure the tips downwards Or (Seymour)

Crest:

Out of a Ducal Coronet Or a Phoenix of the last issuing from flames proper

Supporters:

Dexter:  an Unicorn Argent armed maned and tufted Or gorged with a Ducal Coronet per pale Azure and Gold to which is affixed a Chain of the last;  Sinister: a Bull Azure ducally gorged chained hoofed and armed Or

Motto:

Foy Pour Devoir (Faith for duty)

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Edward [Seymour], 1st Viscount Beauchamp later 1st Earl of Hertford later 1st Duke of Somerset, KG PC

brother of Jane Seymour, Queen Consort (1536-37) to King Henry VIII and mother of King Edward VI, and 1st surv. son and heir of Sir John Seymour, of Wolf Hall, co. Wiltshire, by his wife Margery Wentworth, 1st dau. by his first wife of Sir Henry Wentworth, de jure 4th Baron le Despencer

born

c. 1500

mar. (1)

c. 1527 (div. 1535) Catherine Filliol, dau. and cohrss. of Sir William Filliol, of Filliol's Hall, co. Essex, by Dorothy Ifield, dau. and hrss. of John Ifield, of Standon, co. Hertford

children by first wife

1. Lord John Seymour (bur. 19 Dec 1552)

2. Lord Edward Seymour, of Berry Pomeroy, co. Devon, knighted 1547, restored in blood by Act of Parliament 1553, Sheriff of Devon 1583 (d. 6 May 1593), mar. Margaret Walsh, dau. and hrss. of John Walsh, of Cathanger, co. Somerset, Justice of the Common Pleas 1563-72, and had issue:

1a. Sir Edward Seymour, 1st Bt. (cr. 29 Jun 1611), of Berry Pomeroy, co. Devon, Member of Parliament for Devon 1590-1611, High Sheriff of Devon 1595 and 1605 (d. 11 Apr 1613), mar. 19 Sep 1576 Elizabeth Champernowne, dau. of Sir Arthur Champernowne, of Dartington, co. Devon, and had issue:

1b. Sir Edward Seymour, 2nd Bt., of Berry Pomeroy, co. Devon, knighted 1603, Member of Parliament for Penrhyn 1601, for Newport 1603-11, for Lyme Regis 1614, for Devon 1621-22, for Callington 1624-25 and for Totnes (d. 5 Oct 1659), mar. 15 Dec 1600 Dorothy Killigrew (bur. 30 Jun 1643), dau. of Sir Henry Killigrew, of Larroch, and had issue:

1c. Sir Edward Seymour, 3rd Bt., of Berry Pomeroy, co. Devon, Vice-Admiral of Devon, Member of Parliament for Devon 1640-44 and 1660 and for Totnes 1661-87, High Sheriff of Devon 1679 (bapt. 10 Sep 1610; d. 7 Dec 1688), mar. 1630 Anne Portman (d. 1695), 2nd dau. of Sir John Portman, 1st Bt., of Orchard Portman, co. Somerset, by his wife Anne Gifford, dau. of Sir Henry Gifford, and had issue:

1d. Rt Hon Sir Edward Seymour, 4th Bt., of Berry Pomeroy, co. Devon, Member of Parliament for Hendon 1661-78, for Devon 1678-79, for Totnes 1679-81 and 1695-98, and for Exeter 1685-95 and 1698-1708, Speaker of the House of Commons 1672-79, Privy Councillor 1673, Treasurer of the Navy 1673-81, promoter of the Habeas Corpus Act 1679, Commissioner of the Treasury 1691-94 and Comptroller of the Household 1702-04 (b. 1633; d. 17 Feb 1707/8), mar. (1) after 7 Sep 1661 Margaret Wale, dau. and cohrss. of Sir William Wale, of North Leppenham, co. Rutland, Alderman of London, and had issue:

1e. Sir Edward Seymour, 5th Bt., of Berry Pomeroy, co. Devon, Member of Parliament for West Looe 1690-95, for Totnes 1708-10, and for Great Bedwyn 1711-15 (b. 1663; d. 20 Dec 1741), mar. Laetitia Popham (d. 1738), only dau. of Sir Francis Popham KB, of Littlecote, co. Wiltshire, by his wife Eleanor Rogers, dau. of Hugh Rogers, of Cunington, and had issue:

1f. Sir Edward Seymour, 6th Bt., later 8th Duke of Somerset

2f. Francis Seymour, of Sherborne, co. Dorset, Member of Parliament for Great Bedwyn 1732 and for Marlborough 1734 (d. 23 Dec 1761), mar. 20 Jul 1728 his first cousin Elizabeth Montagu (widow of her cousin Hon Edward Richard Montagu, styled Viscount Hinchinbroke, only son and heir ap. of Edward [Montagu], 3rd Earl of Sandwich; d. 20 Mar 1761), only dau. of Alexander Popham MP, of Littlecote, co. Wiltshire, by his wife Lady Anne Montagu, only dau. of Ralph [Montagu], 1st Duke of Montagu, and had issue

3f. Alexander Seymour (d. unm. 3 Apr 1731)

4f. William Seymour, of East Knoyle, co. Wiltshire (b. 1713; dsp. 5 Jan 1746/7), mar. (1) 17 Apr 1737 Elizabeth Hippye (d. 22 Mar 1741/2), only child of John Hippye, of Frome, co. Somerset, and (2) 2 Aug 1745 Mary Hyde (d. 8 Nov 1753), dau. of Samuel Hyde, of Bromley, co. Kent

1f. Laetitia Seymour, mar. John Gapper, of Wincanton, co. Somerset

2f. Margaret Seymour, mar. Richard Jones, of Ramsbury, co. Wiltshire

3f. Elizabeth Seymour (d. 5 May 1756), mar. Benry Hungerford, of Field, co. Wiltshire

4f. Anne Seymour (d. Feb 1755), mar. William Scraggs, of Chute Lodge, co. Wiltshire

5f. Helena Seymour (d. unm.)

6f. Mary Seymour, mar. Rev ..... Hammond

7f. Jane Seymour, mar. William Coleman, of Garnhay, co. Devon, and had issue

8f. Katherine Seymour, mar. John Philip Fuhr, of Bristol

2e. Lieut Gen William Seymour (dsp. 9 Feb 1728)

Rt Hon Sir Edward Seymour mar. (2) 1674 Laetitia Popham (d. 16 Mar 1714), 2nd dau. of Alexander Popham, of Littlecote, co. Wiltshire, by his first wife Laetitia Carre, dau. of William Carre, Groom of the Bedchamber to King James II, and had further issue:

3e. Popham Seymour later Seymour-Conway, succeeded 1683 to the estates of his maternal cousin Edward [Conway], 1st Earl of Conway (b. 1675; d. 18 Jun 1699)

4e. Francis Seymour later Seymour-Conway, later 1st Baron Conway

5e. Charles Seymour, of Staston, co. Dorset, mar., and had issue

6e. Henry Seymour (d. unm.)

7e. Alexander Seymour (d. unm. 3 Apr 1731)

8e. John Seymour (d. young)

1e. Anne Seymour (d. 10 May 1752), mar. 8 Jan 1707/8 William Berkeley later Portman, of Pylle and Orchard Portman, co. Somerset (d. 1737), 3rd son but 1st surv. son and heir of Edward Berkeley, of Pylle, co. Somerset, by his wife Elizabeth Ryves, dau. of John Ryves, of Ranston, co. Dorset, and had issue

2d. Col John Seymour, mar. ..... Kennedy, dau. of Sir Richard Kennedy

3d. Capt Hugh Seymour RN (killed in the Dutch Wars)

4d. William Seymour (d. unm.)

5d. Henry Seymour later Portman, of Orchard Portman, co. Somerset, succeeded to the Orchard Portman estate by the will of his maternal uncle, Sir William Portman, 5th Bt. (dsp. Feb 1727/8), mar. (1) Penelope Haslewood, dau. of Sir William Haslewood, of Maidwell, co. Northampton, and (2) Millicent Fitch (mar. (2) Thomas Fownes), dau. of William Fitch, of High Hall, co. Derby

1d. Elizabeth Seymour, mar. Sir Joseph Tredenham, of Tregony, co. Cornwall

2c. Henry Seymour, of Langley, co. Buckingham, a Groom of the Bedchamber (d. 9 Mar 1686), mar. (1) Elizabeth Barrat (widow of William Barrat; d. Jun 1671), dau. of Sir Joseph Killegrew, and (2) Ursula Stawale (widow of George Stawale), dau. of Sir Robert Austen, 1st Bt., and had issue by his second wife

3c. Thomas Seymour, mar. Anne Anderson, dau. of Sir Richard Anderson, of Penley, co. Hertford, and had issue

4c. John Seymour (dsp.)

5c. Robert Seymour (dsp.)

6c. Sir Joseph Seymour, mar. Bridget Anderson, dau. of Sir Richard Anderson, of Penley, co. Hertford, and had issue

1c. Elizabeth Seymour (d. bef. 6 Feb 1664), mar. (1) as his second wife Francis Courtenay, de jure 4th Earl of Devon, and (2) as his first wife Sir Amos Meredyth, 1st Bt., of Ashley, co. Chester, and had issue by her first husband

2c. ..... Seymour, mar. Sir Thomas Hall, of Bradford, co. Wiltshire

3c. Mary Seymour (bur. 5 Mar 1680/1), mar. Sir Jonathan Trelawny, 2nd Bt., MP, of Trelawny, co. Cornwall, and had issue

4c. Margaret Seymour, mar. Francis Trelawny, 4th son of Sir John Trelawney, 1st Bt., of Trelawny, co. Cornwall

5c. Anne Seymour, mar. Dr ..... Stourton

2b. John Seymour

3b. William Seymour

4b. Walter Seymour

5b. Richard Seymour

1b. Bridget Seymour, mar. John Bruen, of Aldehampton, co. Devon

2b. Mary Seymour, mar. Sir George Farewell, of Hilbishop, co. Somerset

3b. Elizabeth Seymour, mar. George Cary, of Wekington, co. Devon

4b. Amy Seymour, mar. Edmund Parker, of Northmolton, co. Devon

mar. (2)c. 1537 Anne Stanhope (mar. (2) Frances Newdigate, of Hanworth, co. Middlesex, Steward to her late husband;  d. 16 Apr 1587), dau. of Sir Edward Stanhope, of Rampton, co. Nottingham, by his wife Hon Elizabeth Bourchier, sister of John [Bourchier], 1st Earl of Bath, and dau. of Fulke [Bourchier], 10th Baron Fitzwarine

children by second wife

3. Lord Edward Seymour, later 1st Earl of Hertford (cr. 13 Jan 1558/9), restored in blood by Act of Parliament 1553 (b. 22 May 1539;  d. 6 Apr 1621), mar. (1) c. Dec 1560 Lady Catherine Herbert (former wife of Hon Henry Herbert, styled Lord Herbert;  d. 27 Jan 1567/8), 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Henry [Grey], 1st Duke of Suffolk, by his second wife Lady Frances Brandon, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Charles [Brandon], 1st Duke of Suffolk, by his wife the Princess Mary, 2nd surv. dau. of King Henry VII, mar (2) c. Nov 1595 Hon Frances Howard (dsp. 14 May 1598), dau. of William [Howard], 1st Baron Howard of Effingham, by his second wife Margaret Gamage, 3rd dau. of Sir Thomas Gamage, of Coity, co. Glamorgan. and mar. (3) c. 27 May 1601 Hon Frances Pranell (widow of Henry Pranell, of London;  mar. (3) as his third wife Ludovic [Stewart], 2nd Duke of Lennox;  dsp. 8 Oct 1639), only child of Thomas [Howard], 1st Viscount Howard of Bindon, by his third wife Mabel Burton, dau. of Nicholas Burton, of Carshalton, co. Surrey, and had issue by his first wife:

1a. Hon Edward Seymour, styled Lord Beauchamp (b. 21 Sep 1561;  bur. v.p. 21 Jul 1612), mar. bef. 1 Jul 1582 Honora Rogers, dau. of Sir Richard Rogers, of Bryanston, co. Dorset, and had issue:

1b. Hon Edward Seymour, styled Lord Beauchamp (bapt. 12 Jun 1586;  bur. v.a. 15 Sep 1618), mar. 1 Jun 1609 Lady Anne Sackville (mar. (2) 7 Oct 1622 Sir Edward Lewes), 2nd dau. of Robert [Sackville], 2nd Earl of Dorset, by his first wife Lady Margaret Howard, only dau. by his second wife of Thomas [Howard], 4th Duke of Norfolk

2b. Hon William Seymour, later 2nd Earl of Hertford later 1st Marquess of Hertford later 2nd Duke of Somerset

3b. Francis [Seymour], 1st Baron Seymour of Trowbridge (cr. 19 Feb 1640/1), Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (b.c.1590;  d. 12 Jul 1664), mar. (1) c.1620 Frances Prinne, dau. and cohrss. of Sir Gilbert Prinne, of Allington, co. Wiltshire, and mar. (2) bef. 1638 Catherine Lee (dsp. 5 Mar 1700/01), dau. of Sir Robert Lee, of Billesley, by his wife Anne Lowe, dau. of Sir Thomas Lowe, Lord Mayor of London, and had issue by his first wife:

1c. Charles [Seymour], 2nd Baron Seymour of Trowbridge (b. 1621;  d. 7 Aug 1665), mar. (1) Mary Smith, dau. and sole hrss. of Thomas Soley, of co. Wiltshire, and had issue:

1d. Edward Seymour (d. an infant)

1d. Hon Catherine Seymour (d. unm.)

2d. Hon Frances Seymour, mar. Sir George Hungerford, of Cadenham, co. Wiltshire

Lord Seymour of Trowbridge mar. (2) in or before 1654 Hon Elizabeth Alington (bapt. 16 Sep 1635; mar. (2) 19 Sep 1672 as his second wife Sir John Ernle, of Burytown, co. Wiltshire, Chancellor of the Exchequer 1677-86/9; d. shortly before 27 Oct 1691; bur. at Horseheath, co. Cambridge), 1st dau. of William [Alington], 1st Baron Alington, by his wife Elizabeth Tollemache, 1st dau. of Sir Lionel Tollemache, 2nd Bt., of Helmingham, co. Suffolk, and had further issue:

2d. Francis Seymour (b. 29 May 1655; dvp. 29 Jan 1656/7

3d. William Seymour (b. 26 Jan 1656/7; dvp. 27 May 1657)

4d. Hon Francis Seymour, 3rd Baron Seymour of Trowbridge later 5th Duke of Somerset

5d. Hon William Seymour (d. young 23 Jun 1669)

6d. Hon Charles Seymour, later 6th Duke of Somerset

3d. Hon Elizabeth Seymour (d. young)

4d. Hon Honora Seymour (bur. 11 May 1731), mar. 9 Feb 1675/6 Sir Charles Gerard, 3rd Bt., and had issue

1c. Hon Frances Seymour (bapt. 27 Apr 1623;  bur. 30 Sep 1679), mar. 23 Jun 1662 William [Ducie], 1st Viscount Downe

1b. Hon Honora Seymour (bur. 23 Mar 1620), mar. 9 Jul 1610 Hon Sir Ferdinando Sutton (dvp. 22 Nov 1621), only son and heir ap. of Edward [Sutton], 5th Baron Dudley, by his wife Theodosia Harington, sister of John [Harington], 1st Baron Harington of Exton, and 2nd dau. of Sir James Harington, of Exton, co. Rutland, and had issue

2a. Hon Thomas Seymour (dsp. 20 Aug 1619), mar. Isabel Onley, dau. of Edward Onley, of Catesby, co. Northampton

1a. Hon Catherine Seymour (d. young)

4. Lord Henry Seymour (dsp.), mar. Lady Jane Percy, 4th dau. of the Blessed Thomas [Percy], 1st Earl of Northumberland, by his wife Lady Anne Somerset, 3rd dau. by his second wife of Henry [Somerset], 2nd Earl of Worcester

5, Lord Edward Seymour (d. unm. 1574)

1. Lady Anne Seymour (d. 17 Jan 1587/8), mar. (1) 3 Jun 1550 Lord John Dudley, styled Earl of Warwick (dsp. 21 Oct 1554), 1st surv. son of John [Dudley], 1st Duke of Northumberland, by his wife Jane Guildford, dau. and hrss. by his first wife of Sir Edward Guildford, Marshal of Calais, and mar. (2) 29 Apr 1555 Sir Edward Unton, of Wadley, co. Berkshire, and had issue by her second husband

2. Lady Margaret Seymour (d. unm.)

3. Lady Jane Seymour (d. unm.)

4. Lady Mary Seymour, mar. (1) Andrew Rogers, of Branston, co. Dorset, and mar. (2) Sir Henry Peyton

5. Lady Catherine Seymour (d. unm.)

6. Lady Elizabeth Seymour (d. 3 Jun 1602), mar. Sir Richard Knightley, of Norton, co. Northampton (d. 1 Sep 1615)

died

executed 22 Jan 1551/2

created

v.p. 5 Jun 1536 Viscount Beauchamp, with remainder to the heirs male of his body hereafter to be begotten

18 Oct 1537 Earl of Hertford, with remainder to his issue male already begotten or to be begotten of his then wife, or to be begotten of any subsequent wife

15 Feb 1546/47 Baron Seymour, with a special remainder to his issue male by his then wife, Anne, with remainder to Edward, his second son by his former wife, Katherine, and the heirs male of his body, and ultimate remainder to the heirs male of his own body by any subsequent wife

16 Feb 1546/47 Duke of Somerset, with a like special remainder

note

Page of Honour to Mary Tudor, Queen of France, 1514; Constable of Bristol Castle 1517; knighted 1523 by the Duke of Suffolk; Master of the Horse to the Duke of Richmond 1525; ; an Esquire of the Body 1530; Captain of the Isle of Jersey and Castle of Mount Orgueil 1536; Joint Chancellor of North Wales 1536; Privy Councillor 1537; Knight of the Garter 1541; Warden of the Scottish Marches 1542; Lord High Admiral 1542-42/3; Lord Great Chamberlain of England 1542/6-46/7; Lieutenant General in the North 1544 and 1545; Lieutenant in the parts beyond sea and Commander-in-Chief of the Army there 1546; one of the executors of the will of King Henry VIII 1546; Governor of the Person of Edward VI and Protector of the Realm; Lord High Treasurer of England 1546/7-50; Lord High Steward of England for the Coronation of King Edward VI 1546/7; Earl Marshal of England 1547; Captain General with and without the Realm 1547, in which year he won the Battle of Pinkie; High Steward of Cambridge 1547; Chancellor of the University of Cambridge 1547-51/2; in 1549 he was deprived of the Lord Protectorship and other offices and imprisoned in the Tower of London 1549-49/50; pardoned 1550; restored as Privy Councillor 1550; Gentleman of the Privy Chamber 1550; Lord Lieutenant of Buckinghamshire and Berkshire 1551; tried and found guilty of high treason and felony 1551; attainted after his execution by Act of Parliament 12 Apr 1552, when all his honours were forfeited

 

The Dukedom of Somerset remained under attainder until 13 Sep 1660, when the title was restored to the 1st Duke's great-grandson, William [Seymour], 2nd Earl of Hertford later 1st Marquess of Hertford later 2nd Duke of Somerset

 

William [Seymour], 2nd Baron Beauchamp later 2nd Earl of Hertford later 1st Marquess of Hertford later 2nd Duke of Somerset, KG PC

born

1 Sep 1587

mar. (1)

22 Jun 1610 Lady Arabella Stuart (dsp. 25 Sep 1615), cousin of King James I & VI, and only dau. of Charles [Stuart], 1st Earl of Lennox (2nd son of Matthew [Stuart], 4th or 13th Earl of Lennox), by his wife Elizabeth Cavendish, sister of William [Cavendish], 1st Earl of Devonshire, and 2nd dau. by his third wife of Sir William Cavendish, of Chatsworth, co. Derby

mar. (2)

3 Mar 1614/7 Lady Frances Devereux (d. 24 Apr 1674), 1st dau. of Robert [Devereux], 2nd Earl of Essex, by his wife Frances Sydney, widow of Sir Philip Sydney and dau. and hrss. by his second wife of Sir Francis Walsingham, Principal Secretary of State

children by second wife

1. Lord William Seymour, styled Lord Beauchamp (b. 1621;  bur.v.p. 16 Jun 1642)

2. Lord Robert Seymour, styled Lord Beauchamp (b. 1622;  bur.v.p. 30 Jan 1645/6)

3. Lord Henry Seymour, styled Lord Beauchamp (b. c.1626;  d.v.p. 30 May 1645), mar. 28 Jun 1648 Hon Mary Capell (bapt. 16 Dec 1630; mar. (2) 17 Aug 1657 Henry [Somerset], 1st Duke of Beaufort;  d. 7 Jan 1714/5), 1st dau. of Arthur [Capell], 1st Baron Capell, by his wife Elizabeth Morrison, only dau. and hrss. of Sir Charles Morrison, 1st and last Bt., of Cashiobury Park, Watford, co. Hertford, and had issue:

1a. Lord William Seymour, later 3rd Duke of Somerset

1a. Lady Elizabeth Seymour (d. 12 Jan 1696/7), mar. 31 Aug 1676 as his first wife Thomas [Bruce], 3rd Earl of Elgin, and had issue

4. Lord Edward Seymour (dvp. an infant)

5. Lord John Seymour, later 4th Duke of Somerset

1. Lady Frances Seymour (bur. s.p. 5 Jan 1680/1 in Westminster Abbey), mar. (1) 28 Oct 1652 Richard [Molyneux], 2nd Viscount Molyneux, (2) 7 May 1659 Thomas [Wriothesley], 4th Earl of Southampton, and (3) 1676 as his third wife Conyers [D'Arcy], 2nd Earl of Holderness

2. Lady Mary Seymour (d. bef. 10 Apr 1673), mar. c.1653 as his second wife Heneage [Finch], 3rd Earl of Winchilsea, and had issue

3. Lady Jane Seymour (d. 23 Nov 1679), mar. 7 May 1661 Charles [Boyle], 2nd Viscount Dungarvan, 1st son and heir ap. of Richard [Boyle], 2nd Earl of Cork, by his wife Lady Elizabeth Clifford, suo jure Baroness Clifford, only child of Henry [Clifford], 5th Earl of Cumberland, and had issue

died

24 Oct 1660

created

3 Jun 1640 Marquess of Hertford

suc. by

grandson

note

Knight of the Bath 1616; Member of Parliament for Marlborough 1620-20/1; sum. to Parliament Feb 1620/1 in his grandfather's Barony of Beauchamp; suc. his grandfather 6 Apr 1621 as 2nd Earl of Hertford;  Lord Lieutenant of Somerset 1638/9; Privy Councillor 1640/1 and 1660; a Commissioner of the Regency 1641; Governor and Master of the Household to the Prince of Wales 1641-43; Lieut General of the South West and of South Wales 1642; Groom of the Stole 1643/4; Chancellor of the University of Oxford 1643-47 and 1660; Knight of the Garter 1649/50; Recorder of Lichfield; Gentleman of the Bedchamber 1660; Lord Lieutenant of Wiltshire and Somerset 1660; restored 13 Sep 1660 as 2nd Baron Seymour and 2nd Duke of Somerset by Act of Parliament reversing the attainder of his paternal great-grandfather, Edward [Seymour], 1st Duke of Somerset

 

William [Seymour], 3rd Duke of Somerset

born

17 Apr 1652

died

12 Dec 1671

suc. by

uncle

note

Recorder of Lichfield

 

John [Seymour], 4th Duke of Somerset

born

bef. 1628

mar.

1661 Sarah Grimston (widow of George Grimston. 1st son and heir ap. by his first wife of Sir Harbottle Grimston, 2nd Bt.;  mar. (3) lic. 17 Jul 1682 as his second wife Henry [Hare], 2nd Baron Coleraine;  dsp. 2 Oct 1692), 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Sir Edward Alston MD, President of the Royal College of Physicians, by his wife Susan Hudson, dau. of Christopher Hudson, of Norwich

died

s.p. 29 Apr 1675

suc. by

cousin

note

Member of Parliament for Marlborough 1661-71; Recorder of Lichfield and Lord Lieutenant of Wiltshire and Somerset 1672-75; on his death the Marquessate of Hertford became extinct

 

Francis [Seymour], 3rd Baron Seymour of Trowbridge later 5th Duke of Somerset

born

17 Jan 1657/8

died

20 Apr 1678

suc. by

brother

note

suc. his father 7 Aug 1665 as 3rd Baron Seymour of Trowbridge

 

Charles [Seymour], 6th Duke of Somerset, KG PC

born

13 Aug 1662

mar. (1)

30 May 1682 as her third husband Lady Elizabeth Thynne, styled Baroness Percy (b. 26 Jan 1666/7; widow of (1) Lord Henry Cavendish later Percy, styled Earl of Ogle (1st son and heir ap. of Henry [Cavendish], 2nd Duke of Newcastle-upon-Tyne), and (2) Thomas Thynne, of Longleat, co. Wiltshire;  d. 23 Nov 1722), only dau. and sole hrss. of Josceline [Percy], 5th Earl of Northumberland, by his wife Lady Elizabeth Wriothesley, 4th dau. and cohrss. by his second wife of Thomas [Wriothesley], 4th Earl of Southampton

children by first wife

1. Lord Charles Seymour, styled Earl of Hertford (bapt. 22 Mar 1682/3; bur. v.p. 26 Aug 1683)

2. Lord Algernon Seymour, later 7th Duke of Somerset

3. Lord Percy Seymour, MP for Cockermouth (b. 3 Jun 1686; dvp. 4 Jul 1721)

4. Lord Charles Seymour (b. 1688; dvp. 1710)

1. Lady Elizabeth Seymour (b. 1685; dsp. 2 Apr 1734; bur. at Great Billing, co. Northampton), mar. 4 Jun 1707 Henry [O'Brien], 7th Earl of Thomond

2. Lady Katherine Seymour (d. 9 Apr 1731), mar. 15 Jul 1708 as his first wife Rt Hon Sir William Wyndham, 3rd Bt. MP, of Orchard Wyndham, co. Somerset (d. 17 Jul 1740), and had issue

3. Lady Anne Seymour (dsps. 27 Nov 1722), mar. 17 Sep 1719 as his second wife Peregrine Hyde [Osborne], 3rd Duke of Leeds

4. Lady Frances Seymour (d. unm. 10 Mar 1720)

mar. (2)

4 Feb 1725/6 Lady Charlotte Finch (d. 21 Jan 1773), 3rd dau. of Daniel [Finch], 7th Earl of Winchilsea, by his second wife Hon Ann Hatton, only dau. by his first wife and hrss, in her issue of Christopher [Hatton], 1st Viscount Hatton

children by second wife

5. Lady Frances Seymour (b. 18 Jul 1728; d. 25 Jan 1761), mar. 3 Sep 1750 Lieut Gen Rt Hon Lord John Manners MP, styled Marquess of Granby, 1st son and heir app. of John [Manners], 3rd Duke of Rutland, and had issue

6. Lady Charlotte Seymour (b. 21 Sep 1730; d. 15 Feb 1805), mar. 6 Oct 1750 her cousin Heneage [Finch], 3rd Earl of Aylesford, and had issue

died

2 Dec 1748

suc. by

son by first marriage

note

Lord Lieutenant of the East Riding of Yorkshire 1682-87 and of Somerset 1683-87; Gentleman of the Bedchamber 1685-87; Knight of the Garter 1683/4; Col of the Queen's Regiment of Dragoons (3rd Hussars) 1685-87; deprived of all offices 1687 on his refusal to introduce the Papal Nuncio at Windsor; Chancellor of the University of Cambridge 1688/9-1748; Speaker of the House of Lords 1689; Privy Councillor 1701 and 1714; a Lord Justice (Regent) of England 1701; Lord President of the Council and a Lord of Trade 1702; Master of the Horse 1702-11/2 and 1714-15; a Commissioner for the Union 1706; Keeper of the New Park of Hampton Court 1710

 

Algernon [Seymour], 1st Baron Percy later 7th Duke of Somerset

born

11 Nov 1684

mar.

c. 1713 his third cousin once removed Frances Thynne, Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Caroline, both when Princess of Wales and as Queen Consort (b. c.1699; d. 7 Jul 1754), 1st dau. and cohrss. of Hon Henry Thynne (by his wife Grace Strode, dau. and hrss. of Sir George Strode, of Lewston, co. Dorset), son and heir app. of Thomas [Thynne], 1st Viscount Weymouth, by his wife Lady Frances Finch, 1st dau. of Heneage [Finch], 3rd Earl of Winchilsea, by his second wife Lady Mary Seymour, 2nd dau. by his second wife of William [Seymour], 2nd Duke of Somerset

children

1. Lord George Seymour, styled Viscount Beauchamp (b. 11 Sep 1725;  dvp. 11 Sep 1744)

1. Lady Elizabeth Seymour, later suo jure Baroness Percy (b. 26 Nov 1716;  d. 5 Dec 1776), mar. 16 Jul 1740 Hugh [Smithson later Percy], 1st Duke of Northumberland, and had issue

died

s.p.m.s. 7 Feb 1750

sum.

21 Jan 1722/3 as Baron Percy after the death of his mother (under the incorrect assumption that his mother had been possessed of the ancient Barony of Percy [cr. 1299] - this was in fact the creation of a new barony by writ)

created

2 Oct 1749 Baron Warkworth, of Warkworth Castle in the County of Northumberland, and Earl of Northumberland,  with special remainder in default of male issue to his son-in-law Sir Hugh Smithson, 4th Bt. and the heirs male of his body by Lady Elizabeth Seymour, his wife, with remainder to the said Elizabeth and the heirs male of her body

3 Oct 1749 Baron Cockermouth, of Cockermouth Castle in the County of Cumberland, and Earl of Egremont, with special remainder in default of male issue to his nephews, Sir Charles Wyndham, 4th Bt., and Percy O'Brien and their issue male successively

died

s.p.m.s. 7 Feb 1750

suc. by

5th cousin once removed being the heir male descending from the first marriage of the 1st Duke of Somerset

note

Member of Parliament (Tory) for Marlborough 1705-08 and for Northumberland 1708-22; Lord Lieutenant of Sussex 1706-50; ADC to the Duke of Marlborough at Malplaquet 1709, Col of the 15th Regiment of Foot 1709, Capt and Col of the 2nd Troop of Horse Guards 1714/5-40, Brig Gen 1727, Major Gen 1735, Lieut Gen 1739, Col of the Royal Regiment of Horse Guards 1740-50 and General 1747; Governor of Tynemouth Castle 1710-50; Lord of the Bedchamber to the Prince of Wales 1714; Governor of Minorca 1737-42 and of Guernsey 1742-50; on his death the Earldom of Hertford (of the second creation) and the Baronies of Beauchamp and of Seymour of Trowbridge became extinct, the Barony of Percy passed to his daughter and the Baronies of Warkworth and of Cockermouth and the Earldoms of Northumberland and of Egremont passed according to their respective limitations

 

Edward [Seymour], 8th Duke of Somerset

1st son of Sir Edward Seymour, 5th Bt. MP (by his wife Laetitia Popham, only dau. of Sir Francis Popham, of Littlecote, co. Warwick), 1st son of Rt Hon Sir Edward Seymour, 4th Bt. MP, Speaker of the House of Commons 1672-79 (by his first wife Margaret Wale, dau. and cohrss. of Alderman Sir William Wale, of North Lappenham, co. Rutland), 1st son of Sir Edward Seymour, 3rd Bt. MP (by his wife Anne Portman, dau. of Sir John Portman, 1st Bt.), 1st son of Sir Edward Seymour, 2nd Bt. MP (by his wife Dorothy Killegrew, dau. of Sir Henry Killegrew, of Laroch), 1st son of Sir Edward Seymour, 1st Bt. MP (by his wife Elizabeth Champernowne, dau. of Sir Arthur Champernowne, of Dartington, co. Devon), 1st son of Sir Edward Seymour (by his wife Margaret Walsh, dau. and hrss. of John Walsh, of Cathanger, co. Somerset, Justice of the Common Pleas 1563-72), 1st surv. son by his first wife of Edward [Seymour], 1st Duke of Somerset

bapt.

17 Jan 1694/5

mar.

8 Mar 1716/7 Mary Webb (bapt. 22 Oct 1697; d. 6 Feb 1768), only dau. and hrss. of Daniel Webb, of Monkton Farley and Melksham, co. Wiltshire, by his wife Elizabeth Somner, dau. of John Somner, of Seend, co. Wiltshire

children

1. Lord Edward Seymour, later 9th Duke of Somerset

2. Lord Webb Seymour, later 10th Duke of Somerset

3. Lord William Seymour (b. 1724;  d. 5 Nov 1800), mar. 5 Jun 1767 Hester Maltravers (d. May 1812), dau. and sole hrss. of John Maltravers, of Melksham, co. Wiltshire, and had issue:

1a. Rev Edward Seymour (b. 3 May 1768; s. 22 Apr 1820)

2a. William Seymour (b. 28 Mar 1769; d. 1797), mar. Wilhelmina Howell (mar. (2) ..... Fowles), and had issue:

1a. Maria Seymour (b. posthumously 14 Dec 1797)

1s. Hester Maria Seymour (dsp. 1795), mar. 16 May 1794 Peter Awdry

4. Very Rev Lord Francis Seymour, Dean of Wells (b. 1726;  d. 16 Feb 1799), mar. 1749 Catherine Payne (d. 24 Dec 1801), dau. of Rev Thomas Payne, and had issue:

1a. Edward Seymour (dvp. 23 Jun 1792)

2a. Col Francis Compton Seymour (d. 1822), mar. 3 Sep 1787 Leonora Hudson (widow of John Hudson, seaman;  d. 27 Jun 1795), dau. of George Perkins, publican, of Woolwich, and had issue:

1b. Capt Francis Edward Seymour RN (b. 21 Sep 1788;  d. 28 Jul 1866), mar. 4 Feb 1815 Elizabeth Cooke (d. 11 Jul 1851), 2nd dau. of Charles Cooke, and had issue:

1c. Rev Frances Payne Seymour, Rector of Havant (b. 23 Dec 1815;  d. 4 Jul 1870), mar. (1) 13 Sep 1848 Jane Margaret Dallas (d. 25 Oct 1860), yst. dau. of Rev Alexander Robert Charles Dallas, and had issue:

1d. Francis Alexander Dallas Seymour (b. 23 Sep 1853;  d. 18 Jan 1883)

2d. Edward Hamilton Seymour, later 16th Duke of Somerset

1d. Lady Julia Margaret Seymour, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Duke by Royal Warrant Aug 1925 (d. 22 Aug 1928), mar. 9 Apr 1874 Rev Canon Charles Augustus Hulbert, Rector of Castor (d. 1919), and had issue

2d. Emily Charlotte Seymour (d. 11 Nov 1900), mar. 14 Oct 1873 Charles Henry Dallas, Japanese Civil Service (d. 1894), and had issue

3d. Evelyn Hamilton Seymour (b. 4 Sep 1855;  d. 8 Aug 1859)

4d. Lady Beatrice Jane Seymour, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Duke by Royal Warrant Aug 1925 (d. 18 Nov 1944), mar. 19 Jun 1883 Rev Charles Arthur Skelton, Rural Dean of Woking (d. 10 Jan 1913), and had issue

Rev Francis Seymour mar. (2) 4 Nov 1862 Blanche Catherine Ward (d. 14 Mar 1907), dau. of HB Ward, and had further issue:

5d. Blanche Maud Seymour, Sister of the community of the Holy Name (b. 14 Sep 1863;  d. 7 Aug 1913)

6d. Lady Gertrude Ward Seymour, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Duke by Royal Warrant Aug 1925 (d. 10 Sep 1952)

7d. Lady Agnes Mary Seymour, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Duke by Royal Warrant Aug 1925 (d. 29 May 1956)

1c. Elizabeth Seymour (d. 18...), mar. 18 Aug 1836 John Lowdham Brett, of Ocle Court, co. Hereford (d. 30 Nov 1881), and had issue

2c. Charlotte Hamilton Seymour (d. 18...), mar. 15 Apr 1837 Philip Penry Williams DL, of Stoke House, Tenbury, co. Worcester (d. 9 Feb 1873), and had issue

2b. Cdre Edward William Seymour RN, of Porthmawr, co. Brecon (b. 1791;  dsp. 6 Jul 1874), mar. (1) 27 Aug 1821 Charlotte Alice Wilkins (widow of Richard Wilkins;  dsp. 10 Oct 1847), 3rd dau. and cohrss. of James Greene MP, of Turton Tower and Clayton Hall, co. Lancaster, (2) 19 Apr 1849 Elizabeth Graham (dsp. 14 Sep 1862), dau. of Rev Charles Graham, Vicar of Petham, co. Kent, and (3) 5 Nov 1863 Louisa Frances Grant, yst. dau. of William Macdowall Grant, of Arndilly

3b. Henry John Hyde Seymour (b. 1 May 1795;  d. 3 Nov 1860), mar. 20 Nov 1821 Charlotte Whitcombe (d. 20 Jan 1869), yst. dau. of Sir Samuel Whitcombe, and had issue

1a. Mary Seymour, mar. (1) Sep 1773 Very Rev John Hyde DD, Dean of Wells, and (2) 4 Feb 1798 Rev John Payne

2a. Catherine Seymour, mar. (1) 6 Jun 1776 (div. 1782) John Newton, of King's Bromley ,co. Worcester, and (2) M Constant

3a. Frances Seymour, mar. (1) Nov 1784 Rev Thomas Bovet DD, and (2) 11 May 1803 Rev James Tuson

1. Lady Mary Seymour (d. 21 Jul 1762), mar. 20 Oct 1759 Vincent Biscoe, of Austin Friars, and had issue

died

15 Dec 1757

suc. by

son

note

suc. his father 29 Dec 1740 as 6th Baronet of Berry Pomeroy; Member of Parliament (Tory) for Salisbury 1741-47; lord Lieutenant of Wiltshire and Chief Justice in Eyre, North of Trent 1752-57

 

Edward [Seymour], 9th Duke of Somerset, PC

born

27 Jan 1717/18

died

2 Jan 1792

suc. by

brother

note

Privy Councillor 1770

 

Webb [Seymour], 10th Duke of Somerset

born

3 Dec 1718

mar.

11 Nov 1769 Anna Maria Bonnell (d. 23 Jul 1802), dau. and sole hrss. of John Bonnell, of Stanton Harcourt, co. Oxford

children

1. Edward Seymour (b. 22 May 1771; dvp. an infant)

2. Webb Seymour (b. 11 May 1772; bur. v.p. 4 Feb 1774)

3. Lord Edward Adolphus Seymour later St Maur, later 11th Duke of Somerset

4. Lord Webb John Seymour (b. 7 Feb 1777;  d. 15 Apr 1819)

died

15 Dec 1793

suc. by

son

 

Edward Adolphus [Seymour later St Maur], 11th Duke of Somerset. KG

born

24 Feb 1775

mar. (1)

24 Jun 1800 Lady Charlotte Hamilton (b. 6 Apr 1772; d. 10 Jun 1827), 2nd dau. of Archibald [Hamilton], 9th Duke of Hamilton, by his wife Lady Harriet Stewart, 4th dau. by his second wife of Alexander [Stewart], 6th Earl of Galloway

children by first wife

1. Lord Edward Adolphus Seymour later St Maur, later 12th Duke of Somerset

2. Lord Archibald Henry Algernon Seymour later St Maur, later 13th Duke of Somerset

3. Lord Algernon Percy Banks Seymour later St Maur, later 14th Duke of Somerset

1. Lady Charlotte Jane Seymour later St Maur (d. 7 Oct 1889), mar. 31 Mar 1839 William Blount, of Orleford, co. Hereford (d. 27 Jul 1885), and had issue

2. Lady Jane Anne Wilhelmina Seymour (b. c. 1805; d. 4 May 1895)

3. Lady Anna Maria Jane Seymour later St Maur (d. 23 Sep 1873), mar. 13 Sep 1838 as his first wife William Tollemache (d. 17 Mar 1886), 2nd son of Hon Charles Tollemache, of Harrington, co. Northampton (by his second wife Gertrude Florinda Clarke, widow of John Charles Clarke and dau. of Gen William Gardiner), 3rd son of John Manners MP, of Hanby Hall, co. Lincoln, by his wife Lady Louisa Tollemache, suo jure Countess of Dysart, and had issue

4. Lady Henrietta Jane Seymour (b. c. 1809; d. 2 Mar 1890)

mar. (2)

28 Jul 1836 Margaret Shaw-Stewart (dsp. 18 Jul 1880), 1st dau. of Sir Michael Shaw-Stewart, 5th Bt., of Blackhall, co. Renfrew, by his wife and cousin Catharine Maxwell, dau. of Sir William Maxwell, 3rd Bt., of Springkell

died

15 Aug 1855

suc. by

son by first wife

note

President of the Royal Literary Fund 1801-38, of the Royal Institution 1827-42 and of the Linnean Society 1833-39; Vice-Admiral of Somerset 1831; Knight of the Garter 1837

 

Edward Adolphus [Seymour later St Maur], 12th Duke of Somerset, KG PC

born

20 Dec 1804

mar.

10 Jun 1830 Jane Georgiana Sheridan (b. 5 Nov 1809; d. 14 Dec 1884), 3rd dau. of Thomas Sheridan (by his wife Caroline Henrietta Campbell, dau. of Sir James Callander later Campbell of Ardkinglass, Bt.), son of Richard Brinsley Sheridan, the famous playwright, by his wife Elizabeth Linley, a singer

children

1. Lord Edward Adolphus Ferdinand St Maur, styled Earl St Maur later 11th Baron Seymour, sum.. to Parliament 9 Jul 1863 in his father's Barony of Seymour (b. 17 Jul 1835;  dspl. & v.p. 30 Sep 1869)

2. Lord Edward Percy St Maur (b. 19 Aug 1841;  dvp. 20 Dec 1865)

1. Lady Jane Hermione St Maur (d. 4 Apr 1909), mar. 26 Oct 1852 Sir Frederick Ulric Graham, 3rd Bt., of Netherby, co. Cumberland (d. 8 Mar 1888), and had issue

2. Lady Ulrica Frederica Jane St Maur (d. 26 Jan 1916), mar. 1 Jun 1856 Maj Rt Hon Lord Henry Frederick Thynne MP (d. 28 Jan 1904), 2nd son of Henry Frederick [Thynne], 3rd Marquess of Bath, by his wife Hon Harriet Baring, 2nd dau. of Alexander [Baring], 1st Baron Ashburton, and had issue

3. Lady Helen Guendolen St Maur (d. 14 Aug 1910), mar. 2 Aug 1865 Sir John William Ramsden, 5th Bt. (d. 15 Apr 1914), and had issue

died

s.p.m.s. 28 Nov 1885

created

19 Jun 1863 Earl St Maur, of Berry Pomeroy in the County of Devon

suc. bybrother

note

Member of Parliament (Tory) for Okehampton 1830-31 and for Totnes (Liberal) 1834-55; a Lord of the Treasury 1835-39; Metropolitan Commissioner in Lunacy 1836-45; Secretary to the East India Board 1839-41; Under Secretary for Home Affairs 1841; a Commissioner in Lunacy 1845-52; Chief Commissioner of Woods and Forests 1850-51, and of Works 1851-52; Privy Councillor 1851; a Trustee of the British Museum 1852-83; First Lord of the Admiralty 1859-66; Governor of the Royal Naval College, Portsmouth 1859-66; Lord Lieutenant of Devon and Elder Brother of Trinity House 1861-85; Knight of the Garter 1862; on his death the Earldom of St Maur became extinct

 

Archibald Henry Algernon [Seymour later St Maur], 13th Duke of Somerset

born

13 Dec 1810

died

12 Jan 1891

suc. by

brother

note

High Sheriff of Leicestershire 1884-91

 

Algernon Percy Banks [Seymour later St Maur], 14th Duke of Somerset

born

22 Dec 1813

mar.

17 May 1845 Horatia Isabella Harriet Morier (b. c.1819; d. 28 Oct 1915), 3rd dau. of John Philip Morier, British Minister at Dresden, by his wife Horatia Maria Frances Seymour, 1st dau. of Admiral Lord Hugh Seymour (5th son of Francis [Seymour-Conway], 1st Marquess of Hertford) by his wife Lady Anne Horatio Waldegrave, 3rd dau. and cohrss. by his second wife of James [Waldegrave], 3rd Earl Waldegrave

children

1. Lord Algernon St Maur, later 15th Duke of Somerset

2. Lord Percy St Maur (b. 11 Nov 1847;  dspm. 16 Jul 1907), mar. 16 Mar 1899 Hon Violet White (d. 2 Jul 1927), 3rd dau. of Luke [White], 2nd Baron Annaly, by his wife Emily Stuart, dau. of James Stuart, and had issue

3. Lord Ernest St Maur (b. 11 Nov 1847;  dsp. 21 May 1922), mar. 9 Nov 1907 Dora Constable, dau. of Rev John Constable, Rector of Marston Bagot, co. Somerset

4. Lord Edward St Maur (b. 7 Feb 1849;  dsp. 15 Sep 1920), mar. 20 Aug 1879 Lilian Stanhope (dsp. 21 Sep 1910), dau. of John Stanhope

died

2 Oct 1894

suc. by

son

 

Algernon [St Maur], 15th Duke of Somerset

born

22 Jul 1846

mar.

5 Sep 1877 Susan Margaret Richards MacKinnon DGStJ (d. 30 Jan 1936), 2nd dau. of Charles MacKinnon, of Edinburgh

died

s.p. 22 Oct 1923

suc. by

third cousin once-removed

 

Edward Hamilton [Seymour], 16th Duke of Somerset, KBE CB CMG

1st surv. on of Rev Francis Payne Seymour, Rector of Havant (by his first wife Jane Margaret Dallas, yst. dau. of Rev. Alexander Robert Charles Dallas), 1st son of Francis Edward Seymour (by his wife Elizabeth Cooke, 2nd dau. of Charles Cooke), 1st son of Francis Compton Seymour (by his wife Leonora Hudson, widow of John Hudson and dau. of George Perkins), 1st son of Very Rev Lord Francis Seymour, Dean of Wells (by his wife Catherine Payne, dau. of Rev Thomas Payne), 4th son of Edward [Seymour], 8th Duke of Somerset

born

19 May 1860

mar.

28 Jul 1881 Rowena Wall (d. 13 Nov 1950), dau. of George Wall, of Columbo, Ceylon

only child

1. Lord Evelyn Francis Edward Seymour, later 17th Duke of Somerset

died

5 May 1931

suc. by

son

note

joined the Royal Dublin Fusiliers 1880, Capt 1888, trf. to Army Ordnance Department 1896, Major 1898, Lt Col 1903, Colonel 1907, Assistant Director of Equipment and Ordnance Stores 1909-14, Deputy Director of Equipment and Ordnance Stores 1914-18; CB 1915; CMG 1918; Inspector of Army Ordnance Services 1918-20; KBE 1919; Hon Brig Gen 1920

 

Evelyn Francis Edward [Seymour], 17th Duke of Somerset, DSO OBE

born

1 May 1882

mar.

3 Jan 1906 Edith Mary Parker (d. 19 Apr 1962), only child of William Parker, of Whittington Hall, co. Derby

children

1. Francis William Seymour (b. 28 Dec 1906;  dvp. 14 May 1907)

2. Algernon Francis Edward Seymour (b. 22 Jul 1908;  dvp. 14 Feb 1911)

3. Lord Percy Hamilton Seymour, later 18th Duke of Somerset

1. Lady Susan Mary Seymour (b. 26 Apr 1913; d. 23 May 2004)

died

26 Apr 1954

suc. by

son

note

joined the Royal Dublin Fusiliers, South African War 1901-02, Aden 1903, World War I 1914-18; Adjutant 25th London Regiment 1913-16; Lt Col 10th Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers 1917-18; DSO 1918; OBE 1919; Lt Col Devonshire Regiment 1939-41; Col General Staff 1941-45; Lord Lieutenant of Wiltshire 1942-54

 

Percy Hamilton [Seymour], 18th Duke of Somerset

born

27 Sep 1910

mar.

18 Dec 1951 (Gwendoline Collette) Jane Thomas (b. c. 1914; d. 18 Feb 2005), 2nd dau. of Maj John Cyril Collette Thomas, of Bude, co. Cornwall

children

1. Lord John Michael Edward Seymour, later 19th Duke of Somerset

1. Lord Francis Charles Edward Seymour (b. 10 Aug 1956), mar. 22 May 1982 Paddy Poynder, 2nd dau. of Col Anthony John Irvine Poynder MC, of Gassons, Slindon, co. Sussex, and has issue

1. Lady Anne Frances Mary Seymour (b. 11 Nov 1954)

died

15 Nov 1984

suc. by

son

note

Wiltshire Regiment 1939-45; Major 1943

 

John Michael Edward [Seymour], 19th Duke of Somerset

born

30 Dec 1952

mar.

20 May 1978 Judith-Rose Hull (b. 1952), dau. of John F C Hull, of Kensington, London, by his wife Rosemarie K Waring

children

1. Lord Sebastian Edward Seymour, styled Lord Seymour (b. 3 Feb 1982), mar. 27 Aug 2006 Arlette Marie Leotine Lafayeedney, dau. of Daniel Lafayeedney, of La Grasse, France

2. Lord Charles Thomas George Seymour (b. 1992)

1. Lady Sophia Rose Seymour (b. 1989)

2. Lady Henrietta Charlotte Seymour (b. 1989)

 

 Last updated 9 Nov 2006

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Titles:

19th Duke of Somerset - England, let. pat. 15 Feb 1546/7

19th Baron Seymour - England, let. pat. 15 Feb 1546/7

17th Baronet, styled "of Berry Pomeroy, co. Devon" - England, let. pat. 29 Jun 1611

 

Address:

Berry Pomeroy, Totnes, South Devon

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