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Seymour, Edward Adolphus, eleventh duke of Somerset (1775-1855), scholar

Edward Irving Carlyle and Kim Reynolds

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/25163

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Seymour, Edward Adolphus, eleventh duke of Somerset (1775-1855), scholar, born on 24 February 1775 at Monkton Farleigh in Wiltshire, was the third, but eldest surviving, son of Webb Seymour, tenth duke (1718-1793), and his wife, Anna Maria (d. 1802), daughter and heir of John Bonnell of Stanton Harcourt in Oxfordshire. ...

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