Reference Entry

Somerset, Henry, second duke of Beaufort (1684-1714), politician

Philip Carter

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Somerset, Henry, second duke of Beaufort (1684-1714), politician, was born on 2 April 1684 at Monmouth Castle, the son of Charles Somerset, marquess of Worcester (1660-1698), and his wife, Rebecca (1665/6-1712), the daughter of Sir Josiah Child of Wanstead. His father having died in a coach accident in July 1698, ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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