Henry Somerset, 2nd Earl of Worcester
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Henry Somerset, 2nd Earl of Worcester

Henry Somerset, 2nd Earl of Worcester (c. 1496 – 26 November 1549) was an English nobleman. He was the son of Charles Somerset, 1st Earl of Worcester and Elizabeth Herbert, 3rd Baroness Herbert. On his father's death on 15 April 1526, he succeeded as the second Earl of Worcester. From his mother, he inherited the title of Baron Herbert.[1]

Somerset obtained Tintern Abbey after the Dissolution of the Monasteries.[2]

He married twice:

Ancestry

References

  1. ^ Burke, John, Burke's genealogical and heraldic history of peerage, baronetage and knightage, (G.P.Putnam's Sons:New York, 1914), 207.
  2. ^  One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Worcester, Earls and Marquesses of". Encyclopædia Britannica. 28 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 820.
  3. ^ G. E. Cokayne. The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, Vol. VIII, G. Bell & sons, 1898. pg 200. Google eBook
  4. ^ Douglas Richardson. Plantagenet Ancestry, pg 801.
  5. ^ Douglas Richardson. Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 551.
  6. ^ Questier, Michael C., Catholicism and community in early modern England, (Cambridge University Press, 2006), 68.
  7. ^ Williams, William, The parliamentary history of the principality of Wales, (1895), p. 121: Arthur Collin's peerage has him die at Pinkie or Musselburgh in 1547.
  8. ^ [1] History of Parliament Online article by P.S. Edwards.
  9. ^ [2] History of Parliament article by A.H.D.
General
  • G. E. Cokayne. The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, Vol. VIII, G. Bell & sons, 1898. pg 200. Google eBook
  • Burke, John, Burke's genealogical and heraldic history of peerage, baronetage and knightage, G. P. Putnam's Sons: New York, 1914.
  • Questier, Michael C., Catholicism and community in early modern England, Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Peerage of England
Preceded by
Charles Somerset
Earl of Worcester
5th creation
1526-1549
Succeeded by
William Somerset
Preceded by
Elizabeth Herbert
Baron Herbert
1513-1549

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