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Seymour, Edward, duke of Somerset [known as Protector Somerset]

Barrett L. Beer

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/25159

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Seymour, Edward, duke of Somerset [known as Protector Somerset] (c. 1500–1552), soldier and royal servant, was the eldest surviving son of Sir John Seymour (1473/4–1536), landowner and courtier, of Wolf Hall, Wiltshire, and his wife, Margery (d. 1550), eldest daughter of ...

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Subjects: Social and Cultural History ; Military History ; Warfare and Defence

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