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Biography of William Somerset 3rd Earl Worcester 1526-1589

1571 Triple Wedding

1586 Trial of Mary Queen of Scots


Family Trees

Royal Ancestry

Royal Descendants

Ancestry

On 15 Jun 1514 [his father] Henry Somerset 2nd Earl Worcester 1496-1549 (18) and Margaret Courtenay Countess Worcester 1499-1525 (15) were married (he was her second-cousin). She (15) by marriage Countess Worcester (5C 1514).

Before 1526 [his father] Henry Somerset 2nd Earl Worcester 1496-1549 and [his mother] Elizabeth Browne Countess Worcester 1502-1565 were married (he was her fourth-cousin). Elizabeth Browne Countess Worcester 1502-1565 by marriage Countess Worcester (5C 1514).

In 1526 William Somerset 3rd Earl Worcester 1526-1589 was born to [his father] Henry Somerset 2nd Earl Worcester 1496-1549 (30) and [his mother] Elizabeth Browne Countess Worcester 1502-1565 (24).

On 17 Oct 1549 [his father] Henry Somerset 2nd Earl Worcester 1496-1549 (53) died. His son William Somerset 3rd Earl Worcester 1526-1589 (23) succeeded 3rd Earl Worcester (5C 1514).

Before 1550 William Somerset 3rd Earl Worcester 1526-1589 and [his wife] Christina North Countess Worcester -1558 were married. Christina North Countess Worcester -1558 by marriage Countess Worcester (5C 1514).

Around 1550 [his son] Edward Somerset 4th Earl Worcester 1550-1628 was born to William Somerset 3rd Earl Worcester 1526-1589 (24) and [his wife] Christina North Countess Worcester -1558.

Between 1557 and 1587. Unknown Painter. The Almain Armourers' Album. Armour of William Somerset 3rd Earl Worcester 1526-1589 (31).

Around 1558 [his wife] Christina North Countess Worcester -1558 died.

On 22 Jun 1558 Thomas Percy 7th Earl of Northumberland 1528-1572 (30) and [his sister] Anne Somerset Countess Northumberland 1538-1596 (20) were married (he was her third-cousin). Anne Somerset Countess Northumberland 1538-1596 (20) by marriage Countess of Northumberland (1C 1377).

In 1565 [his mother] Elizabeth Browne Countess Worcester 1502-1565 (63) died.

In 1569. Unknown Painter. Portrait of William Somerset 3rd Earl Worcester 1526-1589 (43).

In 1570 William Somerset 3rd Earl Worcester 1526-1589 (44) was appointed 353rd Knight of the Garter by Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (36).

1571 Triple Wedding

On 16 Dec 1571 a triple wedding was celebrated ...
Edward Dudley 4th Baron Dudley 1525-1586 (46) and Mary Howard Baroness Dudley were married. Mary Howard Baroness Dudley by marriage Baroness Dudley.
Edward Vere 17th Earl Oxford 1550-1604 (21) and Anne Cecil Countess Oxford 1556-1588 (15) were married at Whitehall Palace. Anne Cecil Countess Oxford 1556-1588 (15) by marriage Countess Oxford (2C 1141).
[his son] Edward Somerset 4th Earl Worcester 1550-1628 (21) and Elizabeth Hastings Countess Worcester 1546- were married (he was her third-cousin once-removed). Elizabeth Hastings Countess Worcester 1546- by marriage Countess Worcester (5C 1514).

Around 1574 George Gower Painter 1540-1596 (34). Portrait of Charles Somerset 1587-1665. Armorial top left quarterly 1&4 with a yellow band top and bottom 2 3 . The attribution here possibly incorrect since Charles Somerset was born in 1587 ie before the 1574 date when painted. A possible subject is William Somerset 3rd Earl Worcester 1526-1589 (48) who has the same armoiral in another

Around 1574 George Gower Painter 1540-1596 (34). Portrait of Charles Somerset 1587-1665. Armorial top left quarterly 1&4 with a yellow band top and bottom 2 3 . The attribution here possibly incorrect since Charles Somerset was born in 1587 ie before the 1574 date when painted. A possible subject is William Somerset 3rd Earl Worcester 1526-1589 (48) who has the same armoiral in another

Trial of Mary Queen of Scots

On 14 Oct 1586 Henry Compton 1st Baron Compton 1544-1589 (42), Lewis Mordaunt 3rd Baron Mordaunt 1538-1601 (48), Henry Wentworth 3rd Baron Wentworth 1558-1593 (28), Christopher Wray 1524-1592 (62), John Stourton 9th Baron Stourton 1553-1588 (33) and Edward Zouche 11th Baron Zouche Harringworth 1556-1625 (30) sat in judgement on Mary Queen of Scots (43) in the Presence Chamber, Fotheringay Castle.
Anthony Browne 1st Viscount Montague 1528-1592 (57), George Clifford 3rd Earl Cumberland 1558-1605 (28), Henry Clinton 2nd Earl Lincoln 1539-1616 (47), Henry Grey 6th Earl Kent 1541-1615 (45), Edward Manners 3rd Earl Rutland 1549-1587 (37), Henry Stanley 4th Earl Derby 1531-1593 (55), Ambrose Dudley 3rd Earl Warwick 1530-1590 (56), George Talbot 6th Earl Shrewsbury, 6th Earl Waterford 1528-1590 (58), Edward Vere 17th Earl Oxford 1550-1604 (36), William Somerset 3rd Earl Worcester 1526-1589 (60), William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley 1520-1598 (66), Henry Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1538-1601 (48) and Thomas Bromley Lord Chancellor 1530-1587 (56) were present on the side of the Presence Chamber, Fotheringay Castle.
John St John 2nd Baron St John Bletso -1596 was present on the left side of the Presence Chamber, Fotheringay Castle.
John Stourton 9th Baron Stourton 1553-1588 (33) was a juror.

On 21 Feb 1589 William Somerset 3rd Earl Worcester 1526-1589 (63) died at Hackney. He was buried at Church of St Cadoc, Raglan, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales. His son [his son] Edward Somerset 4th Earl Worcester 1550-1628 (39) succeeded 4th Earl Worcester (5C 1514).

[his son] Lucy Somerset was born to William Somerset 3rd Earl Worcester 1526-1589 and [his former wife] Christina North Countess Worcester -1558.

[his son] Elizabeth Somerset was born to William Somerset 3rd Earl Worcester 1526-1589 and [his former wife] Christina North Countess Worcester -1558.

Henry Scrope 9th Baron Scrope Bolton 1534-1592 and [his former wife] Christina North Countess Worcester -1558 were married. Christina North Countess Worcester -1558 by marriage Baroness Scrope Bolton.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Plantagenet

Maternal Family Tree: Aoife NI Diarmait Macmurrough Countess Pembroke Countess Buckingham 1145-1188

Descendants Family Trees:

Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland 1364-1425

Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland 1379-1440

Alice Montagu 5th Countess Salisbury 1407-1462

Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury 1400-1460

Jacquetta of Luxemburg Duchess Bedford 1415-1472

Royal Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 20 Grand Son of Æthelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 12 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd 1100-1170

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 18 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 13 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

Kings England: Great x 5 Grand Son of King Edward III England

Kings Scotland: Great x 11 Grand Son of William "Lion" I King Scotland 1143-1214

Kings Franks: Great x 11 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

Kings France: Great x 7 Grand Son of Philip "Fair" IV King France 1268-1314

Royal Descendants

Ancestry

Father: Henry Somerset 2nd Earl Worcester 1496-1549 4 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

GrandFather: Charles Somerset 1st Earl Worcester 1460-1526 3 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great GrandFather: Henry Beaufort 3rd Duke Somerset 1436-1464 2 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset 1406-1455 Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset, Dorset 1373-1410 Grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 4 GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 Son of King Edward III England

Great x 4 GrandMother: Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Holland Duchess Clarence 1385-1439 2 x Great Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 4 GrandFather: Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent 1350-1397 Great Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 4 GrandMother: Alice Fitzalan Countess Kent 1350-1416 2 x Great Granddaughter of Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 2 GrandMother: Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset 1408-1468 4 x Great Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick 1382-1439 4 x Great Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 4 GrandFather: Thomas Beauchamp 12th Earl Warwick 1338-1401 5 x Great Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 4 GrandMother: Margaret Ferrers Countess Warwick 3 x Great Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Berkeley Countess Warwick 1386-1422 3 x Great Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 4 GrandFather: Thomas Berkeley 9th Baron Berkeley, 3rd Baron Lisle 1352-1417 2 x Great Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 4 GrandMother: Margaret Lisle Baroness Berkeley, 3rd Baroness Lisle 1362-1391 7 x Great Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great GrandMother: Joan Hill 1412-1493

Great x 2 GrandFather: Robert Hill of Shilston 1392-1444

Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Hill of Shilston 1375-1423

GrandMother: Elizabeth Herbert 3rd Baroness Herbert Raglan 1476-1507 7 x Great Granddaughter of Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great GrandFather: William Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1451-1491 9 x Great Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 2 GrandFather: William "Black William" Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke 1423-1469

Great x 3 GrandFather: William ap Thomas "Blue Knight of Gwent" Herbert 1380-1445

Great x 3 GrandMother: Gwladys ferch Dafydd Gam "Star of Abergavenny" Brecon

Great x 4 GrandFather: Dafydd Gam Brecon 1380-1415

Great x 2 GrandMother: Anne Devereux 1430-1486 8 x Great Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandFather: Walter Devereux 1387-1459 7 x Great Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 4 GrandFather: Walter Devereux 1361-1402

Great x 4 GrandMother: Agnes Crophull 1371-1436 6 x Great Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Merbury

Great GrandMother: Mary Woodville Countess Pembroke 6 x Great Granddaughter of Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers 1405-1469

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1385-1441

Great x 4 GrandFather: John Woodville 1341-1403

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Bittelsgate 1390-1448

Great x 4 GrandFather: Thomas Bittelsgate 1350-

Great x 4 GrandMother: Joan Beauchamp 1370-

Great x 2 GrandMother: Jacquetta of Luxemburg Duchess Bedford 1415-1472 5 x Great Granddaughter of Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 3 GrandFather: Peter Luxemburg I Count Saint-Pol 1390-1433 4 x Great Grandson of Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 4 GrandFather: John Luxemburg 1370-1397 3 x Great Grandson of Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 4 GrandMother: Margaret Brienne 1365-

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margherita Baux 1394-1469 5 x Great Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 4 GrandFather: Francesco Baux 1st Duke Andria 1330-1422

Great x 4 GrandMother: Sueva Orsini 1360-1430 4 x Great Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Mother: Elizabeth Browne Countess Worcester 1502-1565 4 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England

GrandFather: Anthony Browne 1443-1506 6 x Great Grandson of Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great GrandFather: Thomas Browne Lord Treasurer Lord Chancellor 1402-1460

Great GrandMother: Eleanor Fitzalan 5 x Great Granddaughter of Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Fitzalan -1430 4 x Great Grandson of Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Fitzalan 2nd Baron Maltravers, 2nd Baron Arundel 1364-1390 3 x Great Grandson of Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 4 GrandFather: John Fitzalan 2nd Baron Maltravers, 1st Baron Arundel 1348-1379 2 x Great Grandson of Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 4 GrandMother: Eleanor Maltravers Baroness Cobham Sternborough, 2nd Baroness Maltravers, Baroness Arundel 1345-1405 5 x Great Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Despencer Baroness Zouche Harringworth, Baroness Maltravers, Baroness Arundel -1408 3 x Great Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 4 GrandFather: Edward Despencer 1st Baron Despencer, 3rd Baron Burghesh 1335-1375 2 x Great Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 4 GrandMother: Elizabeth Burghesh Countess Kildare 1342-1402 6 x Great Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 2 GrandMother: Joan Moyns

GrandMother: Lucy Neville 1468-1534 3 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great GrandFather: John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu 1431-1471 2 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury 1400-1460 Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland 1364-1425 5 x Great Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 4 GrandFather: John Neville 3rd Baron Neville Raby 1337-1388 4 x Great Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 4 GrandMother: Maud Percy Baroness Neville Raby 5 x Great Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland 1379-1440 Granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great x 4 GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 Son of King Edward III England

Great x 4 GrandMother: Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403

Great x 2 GrandMother: Alice Montagu 5th Countess Salisbury 1407-1462 3 x Great Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428 3 x Great Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 4 GrandFather: John Montagu 3rd Earl Salisbury 1350-1400 2 x Great Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 4 GrandMother: Maud Francis Countess Salisbury 1364-1424

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Holland 1386-1413 2 x Great Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 4 GrandFather: Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent 1350-1397 Great Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 4 GrandMother: Alice Fitzalan Countess Kent 1350-1416 2 x Great Granddaughter of Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great GrandMother: Isabel Ingaldsthorpe 1441-1476 5 x Great Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 2 GrandFather: Edmund Ingaldsthorpe 1410-1456

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Ingaldsthorpe 1380-

Great x 4 GrandFather: John Ingaldsthorpe 1361-1420

Great x 4 GrandMother: Elizabeth Burgh 1360-1421

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Pole 1388-1426

Great x 4 GrandFather: Walter Pole 1371-1434

Great x 4 GrandMother: Elizabeth Bradeston 1373-1428

Great x 2 GrandMother: Joan Tiptoft 1425-1494 4 x Great Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Tiptoft 1st Baron Tiptoft -1443

Great x 4 GrandFather: Pain Tiptoft -1413

Great x 4 GrandMother: Agnes Wrothe

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joyce Charleton Baroness Tiptoft 1404-1446 3 x Great Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 4 GrandFather: Edward Charleton 5th Baron Cherleton 1370-1421 3 x Great Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 4 GrandMother: Eleanor Holland Countess March, Countess Ulster 1370-1405 2 x Great Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307