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Anne Seymour (Stanhope), Duchess of Somerset

Also Known As: "Annie"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Sudbury, Suffolk, England
Death: Died in Hanworth, Middlesex, England
Place of Burial: Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir Edward Stanhope, Kt. and Elizabeth Page
Wife of Edward Seymour, Duke of Somerset; Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset and Francis Newdigate, MP, of Hanworth
Mother of Edward Seymour, 1st Earl of Hertford; Mary Peyton / Rogers / Cosby; Edward Seymour; Anne Seymour, Countess of Warwick; (Lord) Henry Seymour, Lord and 7 others
Sister of Janet Stanhope and Richard Stanhope
Half sister of Sir Michael Stanhope of Rampton; Katherine Verney and Elizabeth Skipwith

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About Anne Seymour, Duchess of Somerset

"Anne Seymour, Duchess of Somerset (née Stanhope) (c. 1510 – 16 April 1587) was the second wife of Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset, who held the office of Lord Protector during the first part of the reign of his nephew King Edward VI, through whom Anne was briefly the most powerful woman in England. She claimed (without success or entitlement) precedence over the Dowager Queen Catherine Parr."

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Links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anne_Stanhope

http://histfam.familysearch.org/getperson.php?personID=I31629&tree=Nixon

http://www.thepeerage.com/p10304.htm

http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/Bios/AnneStanhope(DSomerset).htm

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Citations:

1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 65. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."

3. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 41. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

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Anne Seymour, Duchess of Somerset's Timeline

1510
1510
Sudbury, Suffolk, England
1513
1513
Age 3
Wolf Hall, Wiltshire, , England
1522
1522
Age 12
Greak Leake, Nottinghamshire, England
1535
March 9, 1535
Age 25
Somersetshire,England
1537
October 12, 1537
Age 27
1538
1538
Age 28
Northumberland,England
1539
May 22, 1539
Age 29
1540
1540
Age 30
Raynham Martyne, Norfolk, England
1540
Age 30
Wolf Hall, Wiltshire, England
1541
1541
Age 31
Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, England