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Henry Somerset

Name: Henry Somerset

Title: Marquess of Worcester

Age: 48 (b.1629)

Eye Color: Blue

Hair Color: Blond

 

Physical Description and Personality

 

Background

Stepfather to Elisabeth Killington, married to Mary Somerset (nee Capell), widow of Henry Seymour, Lord Beauchamp. (Henry Seymour was the son of William Seymour, 2nd Duke of Somerset.)

 

He was styled as Lord Herbert between 1646 and 1667. He was Colonel of the regiment of Foot in 1660. He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Monmouthshire between 1660 and 1667. He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Monmouthshire between 1660 and 1689. He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Herefordshire since 1660. He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Gloucestershire since 1660. He was Colonel of the regiment of Horse in 1661.

 

He succeeded to the title of 3rd Marquess of Worcester on 3 April 1667. He succeeded to the title of 9th Lord Herbert [E., 1461] on 3 April 1667. He succeeded to the title of 7th Earl of Worcester on 3 April 1667. He held the office of Lord President of Wales. He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of North and South Wales since 1672. He was invested as a Privy Counsellor on 17 April 1672. He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) on 29 May 1672.

 

Children

  • Henry Somerset, (died as infant)
  • Charles Somerset b. 1660, Lord Herbert (by courtesy)
  • Arthur Somerset b. 1661
  • Mary Somerset Saint-Leger b. 1662
  • unknown daughter Somerset b 1663 (died as infant)
  • Henrietta Somerset b 1669
  • Anne Somerset b 1673
  • Elizabeth Seymour Killington, stepdaughter (b. 1654)

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Charles Somerset

Full Name: Charles Somerset

Nationality: English

Title: Baron Herbert (by courtesy)

Age: 17 (b. 1660)

Gender: Male

Eye Color: Blue

Hair Color: Blond

Marital Status: Single

 

Physical Appearance and Personality

Is very fond of science, much like his brother Arthur.

 

Background

Son of Henry Somerset, Marquess Worcester, and Mary Somerset,nee Capell. Half brother to Elisabeth Killington. He will go to Oxford next year.

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Arthur Somerset

Full Name: Arthur Somerset

Nationality: English

Title: Lord Arthur (by courtesy)

Age: 16 (b. 1661)

Hair Color: Blond

Eye Color: Blue

Marital Status: Single

 

Physical Attributes and Personality

Fond of science, which sometimes gets him into trouble.

 

Background

Son of Henry Somerset, Marquess Worcester, and Mary Somerset, nee Capell. Half brother to Elisabeth Killington.

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