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dukedom of Somerset

Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords.

dukedom of Somerset

case on behalf of Edward Hamilton, now Duke of Somerset,Baron Seymour and a baronet.

by Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords.

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Published by printed by Lockwood in (London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Pedigree in end-pocket.

ContributionsSeymour, Edward Hamilton, 16th Duke of Somerset., Seymour family.
The Physical Object
Pagination4, 17, 27 p. ;
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19386226M

She was imprisoned in the Tower of London where she died in Hutton; Carte's Original Letters, 2 vols. His son Algernon —by his first wife Elizabeth Percy, was called to the House of Lords as Baron Percy in ; and after succeeding his father as 7th duke of Somerset inwas, on account of his maternal descent, created Baron Warkworth and earl of Northumberland inwith remainder to Sir Hugh Smithson, husband of his daughter Elizabeth; and also Baron Cockermouth and earl of Egremont, with remainder to the children of his sister, Lady Catherine Wyndham. He was again made Lieut.

See Northumberland, Earls and Dukes of. Somerset's best qualities were his religious tolerance and his genume concern for the sufferings of the poor. Soon after his first marriage in he had engaged the services of Caspar Kaltoff, a skilled mechanic, and set up a laboratory. He refused to join W.

There, probably through Cromwell's influence, reasons for mercy prevailed, and no indictment was formulated. With the young King he was excessively strict, keeping the boy continually short of pocket money and banning any pursuits that might tempt him to be extravagant or frivolous. Somerset attempted to aid the rural poor by forbidding enclosures -that is, the taking of arable common land by the propertied classes to use as pasturage--and this action led to his downfall. In the earldom of Clare was revived when he was created Viscount Haughton, and Earl of Clare, with remainder to his younger brother Henry Pelhamand the following year the dukedom was also revived when he was made Marquess of Clare and Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne, with like special remainder.


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Dukedom of Somerset book

Glamorgan interpreted these commissions as authorising him to make any terms he pleased with the confederates without consulting any one, and as such they were interpreted by the papal nuncio and the confederates Rinucchini, Embassy, pp.

In with Privy Counsel acquiescence he made himself Duke of Somerset. In return for obtaining military help from Ireland he promised Edward the title of Duke of Somerset. In the earldom of Clare was revived when he was created Viscount Haughton, and Earl of Clare, with remainder to his younger brother Henry Pelhamand the following year the dukedom was also revived when he was made Marquess of Clare and Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne, with like special remainder.

When the 5th Duke died unmarried inthe title passed to his brother, Charles Seymour —youngest son of the 2nd Baron Trowbridge. The second Earl of Pembroke surrendered his earldom in return for the earldom of Huntingdon, which became extinct on his death without male issue.

He changed the family name to St.

Duke of Newcastle

His titles were restored to him on 10 March but he deserted the King and was captured and beheaded after the battle of Hexham on 15 May Ferdy and Rosina had two children; a girl named Ruth — was born whilst the couple were in Tangier and a boy named Richard 'Harold' St.

He died unmarried and was succeeded by his brother Webb Seymour — who became the 10th Duke. The Dukes of Cornwall are not numbered as part of their style. He was the first of the dukedom of Somerset book illegitimate children of John of Gaunt by his mistress Katherine Swynford, whom he later married in In return they promised a force of ten thousand men for England under Glamorgan, who was bound by oath not to lead them into any engagement before the king ratified these terms.

Shortly afterwards, the Duchess of Somerset joined him there in custody. The Earl of Glamorgan's eldest son is known as Viscount Grosmont. In he published the authoritative book "Fox-Hunting". The scheme had been mooted of retrieving Charles I's fortunes in England by calling in the Irish rebels and Roman catholic troops from abroad.

Percy Seymour, died unmarried. On the outbreak of the civil war he was commissioned to levy forces against the Scots in In his instructions, dated 2 Jan.

She was imprisoned in the Tower of London where she died in He would then orchestrate risings in various parts of the country, whilst he himself arranged the poisoning of the entire Council at a state banquet. See Somerset, Edmund Beaufort, Duke of. Francis was the eldest surviving son of Charles Seymour —whose father Sir Francis Seymour c.

The title of Earl St Maur adopted by the 12th duke in is said to have been the original form of the family name of which Seymour was a later corruption, and since the last-mentioned date it has been assumed as the family surname of the dukes of Somerset.

His son Edward Adolphus Seymour — was a noted mathematician and became the 11th Duke upon his father's death. The dukedom and the Earldom of Kendal became extinct.Bythis class of peerage was extinct, and there were no dukes in the last 30 years of her reign.

The extant dukedoms in the Peerage of England were all created (or restored, in the cases of Norfolk and Somerset) in the Stuart period, beginning with James I's re-creation of the dukedom of Buckingham in for George Villiers.

List of dukedoms in the peerages of Britain and Ireland

Dec 29,  · SOMERSET, EDWARD, sixth Earl and second Marquis of Worcester and titular Earl of Glamorgan (–), born inwas the eldest son of Henry, first marquis of Worcester, by his wife Anne, daughter of John, lord Russell, and granddaughter of Francis, second earl of Bedford [q.

v.]. A poignant World War II story about a boy and his dog and his dad, and the many meanings of bravery, from Newbery Honor author Kirby Larson.

With World War II raging and his father fighting overseas in Europe, eleven-year-old Hobie Hanson is determined to do his part to help his family and his country, even if it means giving up his beloved German shepherd, Duke. MARQUESSATES AND DUKEDOMS IN THE PEERAGES OF ENGLAND,SCOTLAND IRELAND,GREAT BRITAIN AND THE UNITED KINGDOM: 1 Royal Dukedom of Cornwall 17 March 3 Dukedom of Somerset 16 February 4 Dukedom of Richmond 9 August (is also holder of the Dukedoms of Lennox and Gordon) 5 Dukedom of Grafton 11 September Duke of Beaufort, a title in the Peerage of England, was created by Charles II in for Henry Somerset, 3rd Marquess of Worcester, a descendant of Charles Somerset, 1st Earl of Worcester, legitimized son of Henry Beaufort, 3rd Duke of Somerset, a Lancastrian leader in the Wars of the atlasbowling.com name Beaufort refers to a castle in Champagne, France (now Montmorency-Beaufort).First holder: Henry Somerset.

The 4th Duke of Somerset was childless, and faced with the Dukedom passing by law to his first cousin once removed and heir male the 5th Duke, who was seated at Marlborough Castle in Wiltshire, he bequeathed the unentailed Seymour estates to his niece Elizabeth Seymour, the wife of Thomas Bruce, 2nd Earl of Ailesbury (–), and thus the Country: Kingdom of England, United Kingdom.