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Families covered: Somerset of Beaufort
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Henry Somerset, 1st Duke of Beaufort (b 1629, d 21.01.1699)
m. (17.08.1657) Mary Capel (d 07.01.1715-6, dau of Arthur Capel, Lord)
1. Charles Somerset, Marquess of Worcester (b 12.1660, dvp 13.07.1698, 2nd son)
  m. (05.06.1682) Rebecca Child (d 17.07.1712, dau of Sir Josiah Child of Wanstead)
  A. Henry Somerset, 2nd Duke of Beaufort (b 02.04.1684, d 24.05.1714)
m1. (07.07.1702, sps) Mary Sackville (d 18.06.1705, dau of Charles Sackville, Earl of Dorset)
  m2. (26.02.1706) Rachel Noel (d 13.09.1709, dau of Baptist Noel, Earl of Gainsborough)
  i. Henry Somerset, later Scudamore, 3rd Duke of Beaufort (b 26.03.1707, dsp 24.012.1745-6)
  m. (28.6.1729, div 1743-4) Frances Scudamore (dau of Sir James Scudamore of Holme Lacy, 3rd Viscount of Sligo)
  ii. John Somerset (b/d 1708)
iii. Charles Noel Somerset, 4th Duke of Beaufort (b 12.09.1709, d 28.10.1756)
  m. (01.05.1740) Elizabeth Berkeley (d 08.04.1799, dau of John Berkeley of Stoke Gifford)
  a. Henry Somerset, 5th Duke of Beaufort (b 16.10.1744, d 11.10.1803)
m. (02.01.1766) Elizabeth Boscawen (d 15.06.1828, dau of Admiral Hon. Edward Boscawen of Falmouth family)
  (1) Henry Charles Somerset, 6th Duke of Beaufort (b 22.12.1766, d 23.11.1835)
  m. (16.05.1791) Charlotte Sophia Leveson-Gower (d 12.08.1854, dau of Granville, 1st Marquess of Stafford)
  (A) Henry Somerset, 7th Duke of Beaufort (b 05.02.1792, d 17.11.1853) had issue
m1. (25.07.1814) Georgiana Frederica FitzRoy (d 11.05.1821, dau of Hon. Henry FitzRoy)
  m2. (29.06.1822) Emily Frances Smith (d 02.10.1889, dau of Charles Culling Smith by Lady Anne Wellesley)
  (B) Granville Charles Henry Somerset (b 27.12.1792, d 23.02.1848) had issue
  m. (27.07.1822) Emily Smith (d 04.01.1869, dau of Robert, 1st Lord Carrington)
(C) Charlotte Sophia Somerset (d 12.11.1865)
  m. (12.08.1823) Frederick, 4th Lord Calthorpe (d 02.05.1868)
  (D) Elizabeth Susan Somerset (d 16.04.1876)
  m1. (16.04.1822) Lord Edward O'Brien (dsps 09.03.1824)
  m2. (11.11.1829) James Orde (d 21.05.1850, Major General)
(E) Georgiana Augusta Somerset (d 30.03.1865)
  m. (30.05.1825) Hon. Granville Dudley Ryder (d 24.11.1879)
  (F) Susan Caroline Somerset (b 1804-5, d 04.02.1886)
  m. (11.05.1830) George Horatio Cholmondeley, 2nd Marquess Cholmondeley (dsp 08.05.1870)
  (G) Louisa Elizabeth Somerset (d 26.08.1892)
  m. (22.10.1832) George Finch of Burley-on-the-Hill (d 29.06.1870)
  (H) Isabella Anne Somerset (d 04.02.1831)
m. (08.04.1828) Thomas Henry Kingscote of Kingscote (d 19.12.1861)
  (I) Harriet Blanche Somerset (b 1810-1, d 25.05.1885)
  m. (09.08.1833) Randolph Stewart, 9th Earl of Galloway (d 02.01.1873)
  (J) Mary Octavia Somerset (b c1813, d 07.09.1906)
m. (28.11.1837) Sir Walter R. Farquhar, 3rd Bart (d 15.07.1900)
  (2) Charles Henry Somerset, Governor of Cape of Good Hope (b 12.12.1767, d 20.02.1831)
  m1. (06.1788) Elizabeth Courtenay (b 02.09.1766, d 1815, dau of William, 2nd Viscount Courtenay)
  (A) Sir Henry Somerset of Roehampton Lodge, Surrey (b 30.12.1794, d 15.02.1862, Lt. General) had issue
  m. (01.04.1817) Frances Sarah Heathcote (d 16.03.1886, dau of Admiral Sir Henry Heathcote)
  (B) Charles Henry Somerset (b 1800, d unm 28.05.1835, Lt. Colonel)
  (C) Villiers Henry Plantagenet Somerset (b 12.02.1803, d 03.02.1855, rector of Honiton) had issue
  m. (08.08.1844) Frances Dorothy Ley (d 07.02.1885, dau of John Henry Ley of Trehill by Frances, dau of 7th Marquis of Tweeddale)
(D) Elizabeth Somerset (d 1872)
  m. (07.1812) Sir Henry Wyndham (d 02.08.1860, General, brother of Lord Leconfield)
  (E) Mary Georgiana Somerset (d 19.05.1856)
  m. (25.06.1833) Stirling F. Glover (Colonel)
  (F) Charlotte Somerset (d 17.03.1864)
  m. (1822) Herbert Cornewall of Delbury
  m2. (09.08.1821) Mary Poulett (b 24.02.1788, d 11.06.1860, dau of John, 4th Earl Poulett)
  (G)+ other issue - Poulett George Henry, Mary Sophia, Augusta Anne
  (3) Robert Edward Henry Somerset (b 19.12.1776, d 01.09.1842, General, 4th son) had issue
  m. (17.10.1805) Louisa Augusta Courtenay (b 25.12.1781, d 09.02.1823, dau of William, 2nd Viscount Courtenay)
(4) Arthur John Henry Somerset (b 12.02.1780, d 18.04.1816) had issue
  m. (23.06.1808) Elizabeth Boscawen (d 02/3.03.1872, dau of George Evelyn Boscawen, 2rd Viscount Falmouth)
  (5) William George Henry Somerset (b 02.09.1784, d 14.01.1851) had issue
  m1. (29.06.1813) Elizabeth Molyneux (d 1843, dau of Lt. Gen. Sir Thomas Molyneux, 5th Bart)
  m2. (1844, sp) Frances Westby Brady (d 31.08.1854, dau of Henry Brady)
  (6) John Thomas Henry Somerset (b30.08.1787, d 03.10.1846, Colonel) had issue
  m. (04.12.1814) Catharine Annesley (d 25.06.1865, dau of Arthur Annesley, 1st Earl of Mountnorris)
  (7) Fitzroy James Henry Somerset, 1st Lord Raglan, Field Marshal (b 30.09.1788, d Crimea 28.06.1855) had issue
m. (06.08.1814) Emily Harriet Pole-Wellesley (d 06.03.1881, dau of William Pole-Wellesley, 3rd Earl of Mornington)
  (8) Elizabeth Somerset (d 05.05.1836)
  m. (27.06.1796) Charles Talbot, Dean of Sarum (d 28.02.1823)
  (9) Harriet Isabella Somerset (d 01.06.1855)
  m. (1804) Henry Hugh Mitchell (Colonel)
  (10)+ other issue - Norbert Berkeley Henry (b 04.05.1771, d 01.12.1838), Frances Elizabeth (d 27.05.1841)
  b. Anne Somerset
  m. (13.09.1759) Charles Compton, 7th Earl of Northampton (d 18.10.1763)
c. Henrietta Somerset (dsp 24.07.1770)
  m. (06.04.1769) Sir Watkin Williams-Wynn, 4th Bart (d 29.07.1789)
  d. Mary Isabella Somerset (d 02.09.1831)
  m. (26.12.1775) Charles Manners, 4th Duke of Rutland (b 15.03.1754, d 24.10.1787)
  e.+ other issue - Elizabeth (d unm), Rachel (d infant)
m3. (14.09.1711, sp) Mary Osborne (d 04.02.1722, dau of Peregrine Osborne, Duke of Leeds)
  B. Henrietta Somerset (b 1690, d 09.08.1726)
  m. (30.04.1713) Charles FitzRoy, 2nd Duke of Grafton (b 25.10.1683, 06.05.1757)
  C.+ other issue - Charles (b 1689, d 04.03.1709/10), John (d 31.12.1704), Mary (d young), Elizabeth (d young)
2. Arthur Somerset (5th son)
  m. Mary Russell (dau of Sir William Russell, Bart)
A. Mary Somerset
  m. Algernon Greville (a 1704, MP)
  B. Anne Somerset
  m. Uvedale Price (d 1764)
  C.+ other issue - son (d young), Elizabeth
3. Mary Somerset (d 11.1733)
  m. (03.08.1685) James Butler, 2nd Duke of Ormonde (b 29.04.1665, d 16.11.1745, CIC)
4. Henrietta Somerset (d 1715)
  m1. (1686) Henry Horatio O'Brien, Lord Ibracken
  m2. (04.1705, sp) Henry Howard, 6th Earl of Suffolk & Bindon (b 1670, d 19.09.1718)
5. Anne Somerset (b 1673, d 17.02.1763)
  m. (04.05.1691) Thomas Coventry, 2nd Earl of Coventry (b 1662, d 08.1710)
6.+ other issue - Henry (d young), Edward (d infant), Henry (d young), Elizabeth (d infant)

Main source(s): BP1934 (Beaufort), Collins (1741, vol 1, Somerset-Scudamore, Duke of Beaufort) with a little support from GenEU (Anjou4)
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