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Carr [Kerr], Robert, earl of Somerset (1585?/1586-1645), favourite of James I

Alastair Bellany

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/4754
Carr [Kerr], Robert, earl of Somerset (1585?/1586-1645), favourite of James I

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The making of a favourite | Politics, 1610-1613 | The Essex annulment and the fall of Overbury | Politics, 1613-1615 | The Overbury scandal | Later years

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