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Biography of Charles Seymour 6th Duke Somerset 1662-1748

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On 12 Aug 1662 Charles Seymour 6th Duke Somerset 1662-1748 was born to Charles Seymour 2nd Baron Seymour Trowbridge 1621-1665 (41) and Eizabeth Alington 2nd Baroness Seymour Trowbridge 1635-1691 (26) .

Around 1664 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (45) . Portrait of Eizabeth Alington 2nd Baroness Seymour Trowbridge 1635-1691 (28) .

On 25 Aug 1665 Charles Seymour 2nd Baron Seymour Trowbridge 1621-1665 (44) died . His son Francis Seymour 5th Duke Somerset 1658-1678 (7) succeeded as 3rd Baron Seymour Trowbridge

Around 1672 Charles Seymour 6th Duke Somerset 1662-1748 (9) educated at Harrow School, Harrow, Middlesex .

Around 1677 Charles Seymour 6th Duke Somerset 1662-1748 (14) educated at Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire .

On 20 Apr 1678 Francis Seymour 5th Duke Somerset 1658-1678 (20) was killed . He was unmarried and childless. He was shot dead by Genoese Horatio Botti whose wife Seymour was said to have insulted at Lerici. His brother Charles Seymour 6th Duke Somerset 1662-1748 (15) succeeded as 6th Duke Somerset (4C 1547) , 4th Baron Seymour Trowbridge .

On 30 May 1682 Charles Seymour 6th Duke Somerset 1662-1748 (19) and Elizabeth Percy Duchess Somerset 1667-1722 (15) were married . His first marriage, her third having been widowed twice by the age of seventeen. Elizabeth Percy Duchess Somerset 1667-1722 (15) by marriage Duchess Somerset (4C 1547) . Being the sole heiress of her father she brought considerable wealth to the marriage.

Before 22 Mar 1683 Charles Seymour 1683-1683 was born to Charles Seymour 6th Duke Somerset 1662-1748 (20) and Elizabeth Percy Duchess Somerset 1667-1722 (16)

In 1684 Charles Seymour 6th Duke Somerset 1662-1748 (21) was appointed 488th Knight Garter: Charles II .

On 11 Nov 1684 Algernon Seymour 7th Duke Somerset 1684-1750 was born to Charles Seymour 6th Duke Somerset 1662-1748 (22) and Elizabeth Percy Duchess Somerset 1667-1722 (17)

In 1685 Elizabeth Seymour Countess Thomond 1685-1734 was born to Charles Seymour 6th Duke Somerset 1662-1748 (22) and Elizabeth Percy Duchess Somerset 1667-1722 (17) .

Around 1691 John Closterman 1660-1711 (31) . Portrait of Charles Seymour 6th Duke Somerset 1662-1748 (28) wearing his Leg Garter .

In 1691 Eizabeth Alington 2nd Baroness Seymour Trowbridge 1635-1691 (55) died .

After Mar 1691 John Closterman 1660-1711 (31) Completed a number of unfinished works of John Riley 1646-1691 bringing him to the attention of Charles Seymour 6th Duke Somerset 1662-1748 (28) who then commissioned him to complete a number of paintings.

Before 16 May 1680 . John Riley 1646-1691 (34) and John Closterman 1660-1711 (20) . Portrait of William Blackett 1st Baronet 1621-1680 (59) .

Around 1685 John Closterman 1660-1711 (25) . Portrait of Alice Sherard Baronetess Brownlow 1659-1721 (26) .

Around 1685 John Closterman 1660-1711 (25) . Portrait of Dorothy Mason Baronetess Brownlow 1667-1700 (18) .

Before 28 Oct 1708 John Closterman 1660-1711 (48) . Portrait of George Oldenburg 1st Duke Cumberland 1653-1708 (55) .

Before 24 May 1711 John Closterman 1660-1711 (51) . Possibly school of.Portrait of Sarah Jennings Duchess Marlborough 1660-1744 (50) .

On 29 Jan 1663 . John Riley 1646-1691 (17) . Portrait of Robert Sanderson Bishop Lincoln 1587-1663 (75) .

In 1682 . John Riley 1646-1691 (36) . Portrait of Mary Morice Baronetess Carew 1671-1698 (10) .

Around 1682 . John Riley 1646-1691 (36) . Portrait of Elias Ashmole 1617-1692 (64) .

Before 16 Apr 1685 . John Riley 1646-1691 (39) . Portrait of Thomas Otway 1652-1685 .

Around 1685 . John Riley 1646-1691 (39) . Portrait of Dorothy Mason Baronetess Brownlow 1667-1700 (18) .

Around 1685 . John Riley 1646-1691 (39) . Believed to be a portrait of Frances Windebank wife of Edward Hales 3rd Baronet Hales Woodchurch and Tunstall 1645-1695 (40) .

Around 1685 . John Riley 1646-1691 (39) . Portrait of Alice Sherard Baronetess Brownlow 1659-1721 (26) .

Around 1687 . John Riley 1646-1691 (41) . Portrait of Edmund Waller Poet 1606-1687 (80) .

In 1687 . John Riley 1646-1691 (41) . Portrait of Elias Ashmole 1617-1692 (69) .

In 1689 . John Riley 1646-1691 (43) . Portrait of Robert Boyle 1627-1691 (62) .

Before 1685 . John Riley 1646-1691 (38) . Portrait of Harbottle Grimston 2nd Baronet of Bradfield 1603-1685 (81) .

Before 1690 . John Riley 1646-1691 (43) . Portrait of Mary Lake 1668-1712 (21) . Frequently described as 'Mary Lake Duchess of Chandos' Mary died two years before her husband James Brydges 1st Duke Chandos 1673-1744 (16) was created Duke on 19 Oct 1714 .

Before 1691 . John Riley 1646-1691 (44) . Portrait of Elizabeth Sherard 1679-1747 (11) .

Before 1691 . John Riley 1646-1691 (44) . Portrait of Nathaniel Crew Bishop 1633-1721 (57) .

Before 1691 . John Riley 1646-1691 (44) . Portrait of Anne Weston 1640-1702 (50) .

Before 1691 . John Riley 1646-1691 (44) . Portrait of John Sherard 1st Baronet Lobthorpe 1662-1724 (28) .

Before 1691 . John Riley 1646-1691 (44) . Portrait of John Carew 3rd Baronet Carew 1635-1692 (55) .

Before 1691 . John Riley 1646-1691 (44) . Portrait of Anne Morice Baronetess Pole 1653- .

Before 1691 . John Riley 1646-1691 (44) . Portrait of John Dryden Poet 1631-1700 (59) .

Before 1691 . John Riley 1646-1691 (44) . Portrait of Frances Cromwell Baronetess Russell 1638-1720 (52) .

In 1693 Catherine Seymour 1693-1731 was born to Charles Seymour 6th Duke Somerset 1662-1748 (30) and Elizabeth Percy Duchess Somerset 1667-1722 (25) .

In 1709 Anne Seymour Duchess Leeds 1709-1722 was born to Charles Seymour 6th Duke Somerset 1662-1748 (46) and Elizabeth Percy Duchess Somerset 1667-1722 (41) .

On 24 Nov 1722 Elizabeth Percy Duchess Somerset 1667-1722 (55) died .

On 04 Feb 1725 Charles Seymour 6th Duke Somerset 1662-1748 (62) and Charlotte Finch Duchess Somerset 1693-1773 (32) were married . Charlotte Finch Duchess Somerset 1693-1773 (32) by marriage Duchess Somerset (4C 1547) .

On 18 Jul 1728 Frances Seymour 1728-1761 was born to Charles Seymour 6th Duke Somerset 1662-1748 (65) and Charlotte Finch Duchess Somerset 1693-1773 (35) .

On 21 Sep 1730 Charlotte Seymour Countess Aylesford 1728-1761 was born to Charles Seymour 6th Duke Somerset 1662-1748 (68) and Charlotte Finch Duchess Somerset 1693-1773 (37) .

On 02 Dec 1748 Charles Seymour 6th Duke Somerset 1662-1748 (86) died at Petworth, Sussex . His son Algernon Seymour 7th Duke Somerset 1684-1750 (64) succeeded as 7th Duke Somerset (4C 1547) .

On 21 Jan 1773 Charlotte Finch Duchess Somerset 1693-1773 (80) died .

Before 15 Oct 1811 . Nathaniel Dance-Holland Painter 1735-1811 (76) . Portrait of Charles Seymour 6th Duke Somerset 1662-1748 .

Frances Seymour was born to Charles Seymour 6th Duke Somerset 1662-1748 and Elizabeth Percy Duchess Somerset 1667-1722 .

Percy Seymour was born to Charles Seymour 6th Duke Somerset 1662-1748 and Elizabeth Percy Duchess Somerset 1667-1722 .

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Seymour

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 24 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 16 Grand Son of Gruffudd ap Cynan King Gwynedd 1055-1137

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 21 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 16 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

Kings England: Great x 5 Grand Son of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509

Kings Scotland: Great x 15 Grand Son of William "Lion" I King Scotland 1143-1214

Kings Franks: Great x 15 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

Kings France: Great x 8 Grand Son of Charles "Beloved, Mad" VI King France 1368-1422

Ancestry

Father: Charles Seymour 2nd Baron Seymour Trowbridge 1621-1665 Great x 4 Grandson of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509


GrandFather: Francis Seymour 1st Baron Seymour Trowbridge 1590-1664 Great x 3 Grandson of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509


Great GrandFather: Edward Seymour 1561-1612 Great x 2 Grandson of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509


Great x 2 GrandFather: Edward Seymour 1st Earl Hertford 1539-1621 Great x 5 Grandson of Edward III King England 1312-1377


Great x 3 GrandFather: Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 Great x 6 Grandson of Edward III King England 1312-1377


Great x 3 GrandMother: Anne Stanhope Duchess Somerset 1497-1587 Great x 4 Granddaughter of Edward III King England 1312-1377


Great x 2 GrandMother: Catherine Grey Countess Hertford 1540-1568 Great Granddaughter of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509


Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 Great x 5 Grandson of Edward III King England 1312-1377


Great x 3 GrandMother: Frances Brandon Marchioness Dorset 1517-1559 Granddaughter of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509


Great GrandMother: Honora Rogers


GrandMother: Frances Prinne


Mother: Eizabeth Alington 2nd Baroness Seymour Trowbridge 1635-1691 Great x 8 Granddaughter of Edward III King England 1312-1377


GrandFather: William Alington 1st Baron Alington 1611-1648


Great GrandFather: Giles Alington 1572-1638


Great x 2 GrandFather: Giles Alington 1540-1573


Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Alington 1520-1552


GrandMother: Elizabeth Tollemache Baroness Alington -1671 Great x 7 Granddaughter of Edward III King England 1312-1377


Great GrandFather: Lionel Tollemache 2nd Baronet Talmash 1591-1640 Great x 8 Grandson of Edward III King England 1312-1377


Great x 2 GrandFather: Lionel Tollemache 1st Baronet Talmash 1562-1621


Great x 3 GrandFather: Lionel Tollemache 1545-1575


Great x 3 GrandMother: Susan Jermyn


Great x 2 GrandMother: Katherine Cromwell 1562-1620 Great x 7 Granddaughter of Edward III King England 1312-1377


Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Cromwell 2nd Baron Cromwell Oakham 1538-1592 Great x 7 Grandson of Edward III King England 1312-1377


Great x 3 GrandMother: Mary Paulett Baroness Cromwell Oakham Great x 6 Granddaughter of Edward III King England 1312-1377


Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Stanhope Baronetess Talmash Great x 6 Granddaughter of Edward III King England 1312-1377


Great x 2 GrandFather: John Stanhope 1st Baron Stanhope 1549-1621 Great x 5 Grandson of Edward III King England 1312-1377


Great x 3 GrandFather: Michael Stanhope 1507-1552 Great x 4 Grandson of Edward III King England 1312-1377


Great x 3 GrandMother: Anne Rawson 1515-1588


Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Macwilliams Baroness Stanhope


Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Macwilliams