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Birthplace: Longleat, Warminster, Wiltshire
Death: Died in Percy Lodge, Iver, Buckinghamshire
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About Frances Thynne

  • 'Frances Thynne1
  • 'F, #10476, d. 7 July 1754
  • Last Edited=30 Jan 2011
  • Consanguinity Index=0.01%
  • ' Frances Thynne was the daughter of Hon. Henry Thynne and Grace Strode.2 She married Algernon Seymour, 7th Duke of Somerset, son of Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset and Lady Elizabeth Percy, circa 1713. She died on 7 July 1754.
  • ' Her married name became Seymour.
  • 'Children of Frances Thynne and Algernon Seymour, 7th Duke of Somerset
    • 1.Elizabeth Seymour+ b. 1716, d. 5 Dec 1776
    • 2.George Seymour, Viscount Beauchamp b. 11 Sep 1725, d. 11 Sep 1744
  • Citations
  • 1.[S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page 1291. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • 2.[S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
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  • 'General Algernon Seymour, 7th Duke of Somerset (11 November 1684 – 7 February 1750) was the son of Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset and his wife, Elizabeth. He was styled Earl of Hertford until he succeeded to the Dukedom in 1748.[1]
  • 'In 1713, he married Frances Thynne, one of the daughters of Henry Thynne (1675–1708) and a granddaughter of Thomas Thynne, 1st Viscount Weymouth, and with her had two children:
    • George Seymour, Viscount Beauchamp (11 September 1725 – 11 September 1744), died young.
    • Elizabeth Seymour (1730 – 5 December 1776), married Sir Hugh Smithson 4th baronet later Earl of Northumberland in her right and had issue.
  • The Duke was one of the richest landowners in England, but as he died with no son his estates were split after his death. The ducal title passed to a distant cousin Edward Seymour, 8th Duke of Somerset. Most of the traditional Percy estates passed to his daughter and her husband (see Alnwick Castle, Northumberland House and Syon House). Petworth in Sussex passed to the duke's nephew Charles Wyndham, 2nd Earl of Egremont. Later dukes of Somerset lived at Maiden Bradley, a far more modest estate than those already mentioned.
  • From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:,_7th_Duke_of_Somerset
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Frances Thynne, Duchess of Somerset,'s Timeline

May 10, 1699
Longleat, Warminster, Wiltshire
March 1, 1714
Age 14
November 26, 1716
Age 17
September 11, 1725
Age 26
July 7, 1754
Age 55
Percy Lodge, Iver, Buckinghamshire
July 20, 1754
Age 55
Westminster Abbey, London, Middlesex, England