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Families covered: Seymour Lords Beauchamp, Seymour of Hertford, Seymour of Somerset, Seymour of Trowbridge

Edward Seymour, 1st Earl of Hertford (b 12.10.1537, d 06.04.1621)
m1. (25.12.1560) Catherine Grey (d 26.01.1567, dau of Henry Grey, Duke of Suffolk)
1. Edward Seymour, Lord Beauchamp (b 21.09.1561, dvp bur 21.07.1612)
  m. (1585) Honora Rogers (dau of Sir Richard Rogers of Brianstone)
  A. Sir Edward Seymour, Lord Beauchamp (bpt 12.06.1586, dsps bur 15.09.1618)
  m. (21.06.1609) Anne Sackville (dau of Robert Sackville, 2nd Earl of Dorset)
  B. Sir William Seymour, Marquess of Hertford, 2nd Duke of Somerset (b 1588, d 24.10.1660)
  Sir William managed to reverse the attainder imposed on his great-grandfather, the 1st Duke of Somerset, in his favour and became the 2nd Duke just a few weeks before his death.
  m1. (22.06.1610) Arabella Stuart (b c1577, d 25.09.1615, dau of Charles Stuart, 5th Earl of Lennox)
Because of Arabella's closeness to the crown, he was forced into exile when William married Arabella without King James's permission. She languished in prison in the Tower of London.
  m2. (03.03.1616) Frances Devereux (d 24.04.1674, dau of Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex)
  i. William Seymour, Lord Beauchamp
  ii. Robert Seymour, Lord Beauchamp
  iii. Henry Seymour, Lord Beauchamp (b 1626, dvp 30.03.1654)
  m. (28.06.1648) Mary Capel (d 07.01.1714-5, dau of Arthur, Lord Capel of Hadham)
  a. William Seymour, 3rd Duke of Somerset (d unm 12.12.1671)
  b. Elizabeth Seymour (d 12.01.1697)
  m. (31.08/10.1676) Thomas Bruce, 3rd Earl of Elgin, 2nd Earl of Ailesbury (b 1656, d 16.12.1741)
  iv. Edward Seymour (d infant)
v. John Seymour, 4th Duke of Somerset (dsp 29.04.1675)
  m. (1656) Sarah Alston (dsp 02.11.1692, dau of Sir Edward Alston)
  vi. Frances Seymour (bur 05.01.1680-1)
  m1. (28.10.1652) Richard, 2nd Viscount Molyneux (dsp bur 02.07.1654)
  m2. (sp) Thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton (d 16.05.1667)
  m3. (1676, sp) Conyers Darcy, 2nd Earl of Holderness (d 13.12.1692)
  vii. Mary Seymour (d before 10.04.1673)
  m. (by 1653) Heneage Finch, 3rd Earl of Winchilsea (d 09.1689)
viii. Jane Seymour (23.11.1679)
  m. (07.05.1661) Charles Boyle, Viscount Dungarvan, younger of Cork (dvp 12.10.1694)
  C. Sir Francis Seymour, 1st Lord Seymour of Trowbridge (b c1590, d 12.07.1664)
  m1. (1620) Frances Prinne (dau of Sir Gilbert Prinne or Pryne of Allington by Mary, sister of Sir Henry Davys)
  i. Charles Seymour, 2nd Lord of Trowbridge (b 1621, d 07.08.1665)
  m1. Mary Smith (dau of Thomas Smith of Soley)
a. Frances Seymour
  m. Sir George Hungerford of Cadenham (d 1714)
  b.+ other issue - Edward (d infant), Catherine (d unm)
  m2. (1654) Elizabeth Alington (bur 30.10.1691, dau of William Alington, 1st Lord)
  d. Francis Seymour, 3rd Lord of Trowbridge, 5th Duke of Somerset (b 17.01.1657-8, d unm 29.04.1675, 4th son)
  e. Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset (b 13.08.1662, d 02.12.1748, 5th son)
  m1. (30.05.1682) Elizabeth Percy (d 23.11.1722, dau of Josceline Percy, 11th Earl of Northumberland)
  (1) Algernon Seymour, 7th Duke of Somerset, Earl of Northumberland, 1st Earl of Egremont (b 11.11.1684, d 07.02.1750)
  The dukedom passed to his kinsman Sir Edward Seymour, 6th Bart of Berry Pomeroy. The Earldom of Egremont passed to his nephew Sir Charles Wyndham.
  m. (1713) Frances Thynne (d 07.07.1754, dau of Lord Henry Thynne)
(A) George Seymour, Viscount Beauchamp (b 11.09.1725, dvp 11.09.1744)
  (B) Elizabeth Seymour, Baroness Percy (b 26.11.1716, d 05.12.1776)
  m. (16.07.1740) Sir Hugh Smithson, 4th Bart, later Percy, 1st Duke of Northumberland (b 1714, d 06.06.1786)
  (2) Elizabeth Seymour (dsp 02.04.1734)
  m. (04.06.1707) Henry O'Brien, 8th Earl of Thomond, Viscount Tadcaster (b 14.08.1688, dsp 20.04.1741)
  (3) Catherine Seymour (d 09.04.1731)
  m. (15.07.1708) Sir William Wyndham, 3rd Bart of Orchard Wyndham (d 17.06.1740)
  (4) Anne Seymour (dsps 27.11.1722)
m. (17.09.1719) Peregrine Hyde Osborne, 3rd Duke of Leeds (b 11.11.1691, d 09.05.1731)
  (5)+ other issue (d unm) - Percy (b 03.06.1686, d 04.07.1721), Charles (b 1688, d 1710), Frances (d 10.03.1720)
  m2. (04.02.1725-6) Charlotte Finch (d 21.01.1773, dau of Daniel Finch, 2nd Earl of Nottingham, 7th Earl of Winchilsea)
  (8) Frances Seymour (d 25.01.1761)
  m. (03.09.1750) John Manners, Marquess of Granby (b 02.01.1721, dvp 18.10.1770, CIC)
  (9) Charlotte Seymour (d 15.02.1805)
  m. (06.10.1750) Heneage Finch, 3rd Earl of Aylesford (b 06.11.1715, d 09.05.1777)
  f. Honora Seymour (bur 11.05.1731)
  m. (09.02.1675-6) Sir Charles Gerard, 3rd Bart (d 1701)
  g.+ other issue - Francis (b 29.05.1655, bur 298.01.1656-7), William (b 26.01.1656-7, bur 29.01.1656-7), William (d 23.06.1669), Elizabeth (d young)
  ii. Frances Seymour (bpt 27.04.1623, bur 20.09.1679)
  m. (23.06.1662) Sir William Ducie, 3rd Bart, Viscount Downe (dsp 09.09.1679)
  m2. (1635) Catherine Lee (bur 05.03.1700-1, dau of Sir Robert Lee of Billesley by Anne, dau of Sir Thomas Lowe)
  D. Honora Seymour
  m. (09.07.1610) Sir Ferdinando Sutton, younger of Dudley (b c1588, dvp 12.11.1621)
2. Thomas Seymour (dsp 20.08.1619)
  m. Isabel Onley (dau of Edward Onley of Catesby)
3. Catherine Seymour (d young)
m2. Frances Howard (dsp 14.05.1598, dau of William Howard, 1st Lord of Effingham)
m3. (c05.1601) Frances Howard (dsp 08.10.1639, dau of Thomas Howard, Viscount Bindon)

Main source(s): BP1934 (Somerset)
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