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Somerset, Henry, first duke of Beaufort (1629–1700), nobleman

Molly McClain

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/26009

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Somerset, Henry, first duke of Beaufort (1629–1700), nobleman, was born at Raglan Castle, Monmouthshire, the only son of Edward Somerset, sixth earl and second marquess of Worcester (d. 1667), and his wife, Elizabeth (d. 1635), daughter of Sir William Dormer. His grandfather thought ...

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