Biography of Henry Somerset 1st Marquess Worcester 1577-1646

1571 Triple Wedding

1600 Wedding of Henry Somerset and Anne Russell

1571 Triple Wedding

On 16 Dec 1571 a triple wedding was celebrated at Whitehall Palace [Map] ... with Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (age 38) present ...

Edward Dudley 4th Baron Dudley (age 46) and Mary Howard Baroness Dudley (age 23) were married. She by marriage Baroness Sutton of Dudley. The difference in their ages was 23 years. He a great x 5 grandson of King Edward III of England.

Edward de Vere 17th Earl of Oxford (age 21) and Anne Cecil Countess of Oxford (age 15) were married. She by marriage Countess of Oxford. He the son of John de Vere 16th Earl of Oxford and .

[his father] Edward Somerset 4th Earl of Worcester (age 21) and [his mother] Elizabeth Hastings Countess of Worcester 1546-1621 (age 25) were married. She by marriage Countess Worcester. She the daughter of Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon and Catherine Pole Countess Huntingdon (age 60). He the son of William Somerset 3rd Earl of Worcester (age 45) and Christina North Countess of Worcester -1558. They were third cousin once removed.

In 1577 Henry Somerset 1st Marquess Worcester was born to Edward Somerset 4th Earl of Worcester (age 27) and Elizabeth Hastings Countess of Worcester 1546-1621 (age 31).

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On 21 May 1582 [his future brother-in-law] Edward Hoby (age 22) and Margaret Carey were married.

On 21 Feb 1589 [his grandfather] William Somerset 3rd Earl of Worcester (age 63) died at Hackney. He was buried at Church of St Cadoc Raglan, Monmouthshire. His son [his father] Edward Somerset 4th Earl of Worcester (age 39) succeeded 4th Earl Worcester.

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On 09 Aug 1596 [his future brother-in-law] Thomas Posthumous Hoby (age 29) and Margaret Dakins (age 25) were married.

Wedding of Henry Somerset and Anne Russell

On 16 Jun 1600 Henry Somerset 1st Marquess Worcester (age 23) and Anne Russell 2nd Marchioness Worcester 1578-1639 (age 22) were married. He the son of Edward Somerset 4th Earl of Worcester (age 50) and Elizabeth Hastings Countess of Worcester 1546-1621 (age 54).

Mary Fitton (age 21) led a Masque in celebration at the Blackfriars residence of Henry Brooke 11th Baron Cobham (age 35) with Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (age 66) and William Herbert 3rd Earl Pembroke (age 20) attending. She, Mary soon afterwards became the mistress of William Herbert 3rd Earl Pembroke (age 20) and soon became pregnant.

On 09 Mar 1602 [his son] Edward Somerset 2nd Marquess Worcester was born to Henry Somerset 1st Marquess Worcester (age 25) and [his wife] Anne Russell 2nd Marchioness Worcester 1578-1639 (age 24).

Around 1604 [his son] John Somerset was born to Henry Somerset 1st Marquess Worcester (age 27) and [his wife] Anne Russell 2nd Marchioness Worcester 1578-1639 (age 26).

After 1605 [his brother-in-law] Edward Hoby (age 45) and Cicely Unton (age 44) were married.

On 01 Mar 1617 [his brother-in-law] Edward Hoby (age 57) died at Queenborough Castle [Map].

In 1618 [his daughter] Elizabeth Somerset Viscountess Montague was born to Henry Somerset 1st Marquess Worcester (age 41) and [his wife] Anne Russell 2nd Marchioness Worcester 1578-1639 (age 40).

On 24 Aug 1621 [his mother] Elizabeth Hastings Countess of Worcester 1546-1621 (age 75) died.

On 03 Mar 1628 [his father] Edward Somerset 4th Earl of Worcester (age 78) died. He was buried at Church of St Cadoc Raglan, Monmouthshire. His son Henry Somerset 1st Marquess Worcester (age 51) succeeded 5th Earl Worcester.

In 1631 [his daughter] Anne Somerset Countess Norfolk was born to Henry Somerset 1st Marquess Worcester (age 54) and [his wife] Anne Russell 2nd Marchioness Worcester 1578-1639 (age 53).

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On 06 Jul 1637 [his son-in-law] Francis Browne 3rd Viscount Montagu (age 27) and [his daughter] Elizabeth Somerset Viscountess Montague (age 19) were married. She by marriage Viscountess Montagu. She the daughter of Henry Somerset 1st Marquess Worcester 1577-1646 (age 60) and Anne Russell 2nd Marchioness Worcester 1578-1639 (age 59). They were fourth cousins.

On 08 Apr 1639 [his wife] Anne Russell 2nd Marchioness Worcester 1578-1639 (age 61) died at Worcester House.

On 30 Dec 1640 [his former brother-in-law] Thomas Posthumous Hoby (age 74) died.

On 02 Nov 1642 Henry Somerset 1st Marquess Worcester (age 65) was created 1st Marquess Worcester. [his former wife] Anne Russell 2nd Marchioness Worcester 1578-1639 by marriage Marchioness Worcester.

On 18 Dec 1646 Henry Somerset 1st Marquess Worcester (age 69) died at Covent Garden [Map]. His son [his son] Edward Somerset 2nd Marquess Worcester (age 44) succeeded 2nd Marquess Worcester, 6th Earl Worcester.

Edward Hoby and Elizabeth Danvers were married.

[his son] Thomas Somerset was born to Henry Somerset 1st Marquess Worcester and Anne Russell 2nd Marchioness Worcester 1578-1639.

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Family Trees of Henry Somerset 1st Marquess Worcester 1577-1646

Paternal Family Tree: Anjou aka Plantagenet

Maternal Family Tree: Jeanne Sabran

Descendants Family Trees:

Royal Ancestors of Henry Somerset 1st Marquess Worcester 1577-1646

Kings Wessex: Great x 16 Grand Son of King Edmund "Ironside" I of England

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 14 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd 1100-1170

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 20 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 15 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

Kings England: Great x 7 Grand Son of King Edward III of England

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

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

Kings France: Great x 9 Grand Son of Philip "The Fair" IV King France

Royal Descendants of Henry Somerset 1st Marquess Worcester 1577-1646

Diana Spencer Princess Wales 1961-1997 x 1

William Prince of Wales 1982- x 1

Ancestors of Henry Somerset 1st Marquess Worcester 1577-1646

Great x 4 Grandfather: Edmund Beaufort 1st or 2nd Duke of Somerset Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: Henry Beaufort 2nd or 3rd Duke of Somerset 2 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset 4 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 2 Grandfather: Charles Somerset 1st Earl of Worcester 3 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Robert Hill of Shilston

Great x 3 Grandmother: Joan Hill

Great x 4 Grandmother: Margaret Champernoun

Great x 1 Grandfather: Henry Somerset 2nd Earl of Worcester 4 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: William Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1st Earl Huntingdon 9 x Great Grand Son of King John "Lackland" of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Anne Devereux 8 x Great Grand Daughter of King John "Lackland" of England

Great x 2 Grandmother: Elizabeth Herbert 3rd Baroness Herbert Raglan 7 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers

Great x 3 Grandmother: Mary Woodville Countess Pembroke and Huntingdon 1456-1481 6 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Jacquetta of Luxemburg Duchess Bedford 5 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry III of England

GrandFather: William Somerset 3rd Earl of Worcester 5 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: Thomas Browne

Great x 2 Grandfather: Anthony Browne 6 x Great Grand Son of King Henry III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Thomas Fitzalan 4 x Great Grand Son of King Henry III of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Eleanor Fitzalan 5 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Joan Moyns

Great x 1 Grandmother: Elizabeth Browne Countess of Worcester 4 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Richard Neville Earl Salisbury Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu 2 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Alice Montagu 5th Countess of Salisbury 1407-1462 3 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 2 Grandmother: Lucy Neville 3 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Edmund Ingaldsthorpe

Great x 3 Grandmother: Isabel Ingaldsthorpe 5 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Joan Tiptoft 4 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Father: Edward Somerset 4th Earl of Worcester 6 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 1 Grandfather: Edward North 1st Baron North

GrandMother: Christina North Countess of Worcester -1558

Great x 2 Grandfather: Oliver Squier of Southby in Hampshire

Great x 1 Grandmother: Alice Squier Baroness North

Henry Somerset 1st Marquess Worcester 1577-1646 7 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Leonard Hastings

Great x 3 Grandfather: William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 9 x Great Grand Son of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Alice Camoys 8 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 2 Grandfather: Edward Hastings 2nd Baron Hastings Baron Botreaux, Hungerford and Moleyns 3 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Richard Neville Earl Salisbury Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Katherine Neville Baroness Bonville and Hastings 2 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Alice Montagu 5th Countess of Salisbury 1407-1462 3 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 1 Grandfather: George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon 4 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford 1st Baron Moleyns 6 x Great Grand Son of King Henry III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: Thomas Hungerford 7 x Great Grand Son of King Henry III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Eleanor Moleyns Baroness Hungerford 6 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry III of England

Great x 2 Grandmother: Mary Hungerford Baroness Hastings, 4th Baroness Hungerford, 5th Baroness Botreaux and 2nd Baroness Moleyns 4 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Henry Percy 3rd Earl of Northumberland 2 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Anne Percy 3 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Eleanor Poynings Countess Northumberland 1422-1480 6 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

GrandFather: Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon 5 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke of Buckingham Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: Humphrey Stafford 2 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Anne Neville Duchess Buckingham Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 2 Grandfather: Henry Stafford 2nd Duke of Buckingham 3 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Edmund Beaufort 1st or 2nd Duke of Somerset Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Margaret Beaufort 2 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset 4 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Great x 1 Grandmother: Anne Stafford Countess Huntingdon 4 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Richard Woodville

Great x 3 Grandfather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers

Great x 4 Grandmother: Joan Bittelsgate

Great x 2 Grandmother: Catherine Woodville Duchess Buckingham Duchess Bedford 6 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Peter Luxemburg I Count Saint Pol 4 x Great Grand Son of King Henry III of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Jacquetta of Luxemburg Duchess Bedford 5 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Margherita Baux 5 x Great Grand Daughter of King John "Lackland" of England

Mother: Elizabeth Hastings Countess of Worcester 1546-1621 6 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Richard Pole

Great x 3 Grandfather: Geoffrey Pole

Great x 2 Grandfather: Richard Pole 8 x Great Grand Son of King John "Lackland" of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Oliver St John

Great x 3 Grandmother: Edith St John 7 x Great Grand Daughter of King John "Lackland" of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Margaret Beauchamp Duchess Somerset 6 x Great Grand Daughter of King John "Lackland" of England

Great x 1 Grandfather: Henry Pole 1st Baron Montagu 4 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Richard Plantagenet 3rd Duke of York Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: George York 1st Duke of Clarence 2 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville Duchess York Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 2 Grandmother: Margaret York Countess of Salisbury 3 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Richard "Kingmaker" Neville Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury 2 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Isabel Neville Duchess Clarence 3 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Anne Beauchamp 16th Countess Warwick 2 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

GrandMother: Catherine Pole Countess Huntingdon 5 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Edward Neville 1st Baron Bergavenny Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: George Neville 4th and 2nd Baron Bergavenny 2 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Elizabeth Beauchamp 3rd Baroness Bergavenny 2 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 2 Grandfather: George Neville 5th and 3rd Baron Bergavenny 3 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Hugh Fenn

Great x 3 Grandmother: Margaret Fenne Baroness Bergavenny

Great x 1 Grandmother: Jane Neville Baroness Montagu 4 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: William Fitzalan 16th Earl of Arundel 5 x Great Grand Son of King Henry III of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: Thomas Fitzalan 17th Earl of Arundel 3 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Joan Neville Countess Arundel 1423-1462 2 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 2 Grandmother: Joan Fitzalan Baroness Bergavenny 4 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers

Great x 3 Grandmother: Margaret Woodville Countess Arundel 1454-1490 6 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry III of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Jacquetta of Luxemburg Duchess Bedford 5 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry III of England