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
12th Seymour Edward Adolphus Wed 15th Aug 1855 Sat 28th Nov 1885
19th Seymour John Michael Edward Thu 15th Nov 1984 -

External identifiers

Wikidata: Q603925