Henry Somerset, 5th Duke of Beaufort

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About Henry Somerset, 5th Duke of Beaufort

BEAUFORT WEST

  • The Fifth Duke of Beaufort, father of the Cape Governor, Lord Charles Somerset, gave his name to the first municipality in SA in 1837. The Karoo’s largest town, it is also known as ‘the capital of the Karoo’ and became prosperous with the introduction of Merino sheep.

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Henry Somerset, 5th Duke of Beaufort's Timeline

1744
October 16, 1744
London, Middlesex, , England
1766
January 2, 1766
Age 21
December 22, 1766
Age 22
1767
December 12, 1767
Age 23
England
1768
1768
Age 23
1771
May 4, 1771
Age 26
1773
February 11, 1773
Age 28
1774
April 3, 1774
Age 29
1775
July 9, 1775
Age 30
Caldicot, UK
1776
December 19, 1776
Age 32