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Biography of William Seymour 2nd Duke Somerset 1588-1660

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In 1588 William Seymour 2nd Duke Somerset 1588-1660 was born to [his father] Edward Seymour 1561-1612 (26) and [his mother] Honora Rogers.

On 22 Jun 1610 William Seymour 2nd Duke Somerset 1588-1660 (22) and [his wife] Arbella Stewart 1575-1615 (35) were married (he was her third cousin once removed) in secret at Palace of Placentia. For having married without permission James I King England and Ireland VI King Scotland 1566-1625 (44) had [his wife] Arbella Stewart 1575-1615 (35) imprisoned in Sir Thomas Perry's House Lambeth and he in the Tower of London.

In 1605 Robert "The Elder" Peake Painter 1551-1619 (54). Portrait of Arbella Stewart 1575-1615 (30).

On 21 Jul 1612 [his father] Edward Seymour 1561-1612 (50) died.

On 25 Sep 1615 [his wife] Arbella Stewart 1575-1615 (40) died at Tower of London from illnesses exacerbated by her refusal to eat.

In 1605 Robert "The Elder" Peake Painter 1551-1619 (54). Portrait of Arbella Stewart 1575-1615 (30).

On 03 Mar 1617 William Seymour 2nd Duke Somerset 1588-1660 (29) and [his wife] Frances Devereux Duchess Somerset were married (he was her third cousin once removed) at Drayton Bassett Lichfield.

In 1618 [his daughter] Frances Seymour Countess Southampton 1618-1681 was born to William Seymour 2nd Duke Somerset 1588-1660 (30) and [his wife] Frances Devereux Duchess Somerset.

In 1621 [his son] William Seymour 1621-1642 was born to William Seymour 2nd Duke Somerset 1588-1660 (33) and [his wife] Frances Devereux Duchess Somerset.

On 06 Apr 1621 Edward Seymour 1st Earl Hertford 1539-1621 (81) died. He was buried at Salisbury Cathedral. His grandson William Seymour 2nd Duke Somerset 1588-1660 (33) succeeded 2nd Earl Hertford 3C 1559. [his wife] Frances Devereux Duchess Somerset by marriage Countess Hertford 3C 1559. On 26 Jan 1568 Catherine Grey Countess Hertford 1540-1568 died at Cockfield Hall Yoxford. She placed higher than her husband given her Royal descent.

In 1622 [his son] Robert Seymour 1622-1646 was born to William Seymour 2nd Duke Somerset 1588-1660 (34) and [his wife] Frances Devereux Duchess Somerset.

In 1626 [his son] Henry Seymour 1626-1654 was born to William Seymour 2nd Duke Somerset 1588-1660 (38) and [his wife] Frances Devereux Duchess Somerset.

Around 1637 Richard Molyneux 2nd Viscount Molyneux 1617-1654 (20) and [his daughter] Frances Seymour Countess Southampton 1618-1681 (19) were married. [his daughter] Frances Seymour Countess Southampton 1618-1681 (19) by marriage Viscountess Molyneux.

In 1637 [his daughter] Jane Seymour 1637-1679 was born to William Seymour 2nd Duke Somerset 1588-1660 (49) and [his wife] Frances Devereux Duchess Somerset.

In 1637 [his daughter] Mary Seymour Countess Winchelsea 1637-1673 was born to William Seymour 2nd Duke Somerset 1588-1660 (49) and [his wife] Frances Devereux Duchess Somerset.

Before 1646 [his son] John Seymour 4th Duke Somerset 1645-1675 was born to William Seymour 2nd Duke Somerset 1588-1660 and [his wife] Frances Devereux Duchess Somerset.

In 1650 William Seymour 2nd Duke Somerset 1588-1660 (62) was appointed 447th Knight of the Garter by his fourth cousin once removed Charles II King England Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685 (19).

Around 1650 Heneage Finch 3rd Earl Winchilsea 1628-1689 (22) and [his daughter] Mary Seymour Countess Winchelsea 1637-1673 (13) were married (he was her third cousin). [his daughter] Mary Seymour Countess Winchelsea 1637-1673 (13) by marriage Countess Winchilsea.

On 07 May 1659 Thomas Wriothesley 4th Earl of Southampton 1607-1667 (52) and [his daughter] Frances Seymour Countess Southampton 1618-1681 (41) were married. [his daughter] Frances Seymour Countess Southampton 1618-1681 (41) by marriage Countess of Southampton 2C 1547.

In 1660 William Seymour 2nd Duke Somerset 1588-1660 (72) was restored 2nd Duke Somerset 4C 1547. [his wife] Frances Devereux Duchess Somerset by marriage Duchess Somerset 4C 1547.

In 1660 William Seymour 2nd Duke Somerset 1588-1660 (72) died. . His grandson William Seymour 3rd Duke Somerset 1654-1671 (6) succeeded 3rd Duke Somerset 4C 1547.

[his father] Edward Seymour 1561-1612 and [his mother] Honora Rogers were married.

[his son] John Seymour 4th Duke Somerset 1645-1675 and Sarah Alston Duchess Somerset 1642-1692 were married. Sarah Alston Duchess Somerset 1642-1692 by marriage Duchess Somerset 4C 1547.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Seymour

Descendants Family Trees:

Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457 1509

Royal Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 22 Grand Son of Æthelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 14 Grand Son of Gruffudd ap Cynan King Gwynedd 1055-1137

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 19 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 14 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

Kings England: Great x 3 Grand Son of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509

Kings Scotland: Great x 13 Grand Son of William "Lion" I King Scotland 1143-1214

Kings Franks: Great x 13 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

Kings France: Great x 6 Grand Son of Charles "Beloved Mad" VI King France 1368-1422

Ancestry

Father: Edward Seymour 1561-1612 2 x great grandson of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509

GrandFather: Edward Seymour 1st Earl Hertford 1539-1621 5 x great grandson of King Edward III England

Great GrandFather: Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 6 x great grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Seymour 1474-1536 13 x great grandson of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Seymour 1450-1491 12 x great grandson of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Darell

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margery Wentworth 5 x great granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Wentworth de jure 4th Baron Despencer 1448-1501 4 x great grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Anne Saye Baroness Despencer 8 x great granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great GrandMother: Anne Stanhope Duchess Somerset 1497-1587 4 x great granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Edward Stanhope 1462-1511

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Stanhope 1450-1474

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret or Mary Jerningham

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Bourchier 1472-1557 3 x great granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Fulk Bourchier 10th Baron Fitzwarin 1445-1479 2 x great grandson of King Edward III England

GrandMother: Catherine Grey Countess Hertford 1540-1568 great granddaughter of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509

Great GrandFather: Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 5 x great grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset 1477-1530 4 x great grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset 1455-1501 6 x great grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandMother: Cecily Bonville Marchioness Dorset 1460-1529 3 x great granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Wotton Marchioness Dorset 1487-1535

Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Wotton of Boughton Malherbe 1455-1524

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

Great x 2 GrandFather: Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 6 x great grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Brandon 1456-1485 5 x great grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Bruyn -1494

Great x 2 GrandMother: Mary Tudor Queen Consort France 1496-1533 daughter of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 3 x great grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503 daughter of Edward IV King England 1442-1483

Mother: Honora Rogers