of Somerset (Dukedom)

of Somerset (Dukedom)

A peerage of the Kingdom of England.

Letters patent issued on Wed 16th Feb 1547

To Edward Seymour as Promotion.

Nature of Special Remainder

Peerages with rules of limited inheritance, for example: the 1st Baroness Abercromby, whose peerage was limited to male descendants of her late husband.

Note: SR to hm by present wife Anne, failing whom to second son Edward and hm, failing whom to hm by any subsequent wife


Number Surname Forenames Held from Held to
1st Seymour Edward Wed 16th Feb 1547 Fri 22nd Jan 1552
2nd Seymour William Mon 13th Sep 1660 Sun 24th Oct 1660
7th Seymour Algernon Mon 2nd Dec 1748 Sat 7th Feb 1750
11th St Maur Edward Adolphus Sun 15th Dec 1793 Wed 15th Aug 1855
12th Seymour Edward Adolphus Wed 15th Aug 1855 Sat 28th Nov 1885
13th St Maur Archibald Henry Algernon Sat 28th Nov 1885 Sat 10th Jan 1891
14th St Maur Algernon Percy Banks Sat 10th Jan 1891 Tue 2nd Oct 1894
15th St Maur Algernon Tue 2nd Oct 1894 Mon 22nd Oct 1923
16th Seymour Edward Hamilton Mon 22nd Oct 1923 Tue 5th May 1931
17th Seymour Evelyn Francis Edward Tue 5th May 1931 Mon 26th Apr 1954
18th Seymour Percy Hamilton Mon 26th Apr 1954 Thu 15th Nov 1984
19th Seymour John Michael Edward Thu 15th Nov 1984 -

External identifiers

Wikidata: Q603925