Henry Somerset, 2nd Earl of Worcestershire (c.1496 - 1549) MP

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Birthplace: Worcester, Worcestershire, England
Death: Died in Chepstow, Monmouthshire, Wales
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About Henry Somerset, 2nd Earl of Worcestershire

Henry Somerset, 2nd Earl of Worcester (c. 1496 – 26 November 1549) was an English nobleman, son of Charles Somerset, 1st Earl of Worcester and Elizabeth Herbert, 3rd Baroness Herbert. On his father's death on 15 April 1526, he succeeded as the second Earl of Worcester. From his mother, he inherited the title of Baron Herbert"

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http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=79182428

http://histfam.familysearch.org/getperson.php?personID=I3544&tree=EuropeRoyalNobleHous

http://histfam.familysearch.org/getperson.php?personID=I8832&tree=Nixon

http://histfam.familysearch.org/getperson.php?personID=I50056&tree=Welsh

http://thepeerage.com/p1046.htm

http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/SOMERSET.htm#Henry SOMERSET (2º E. Worcester)

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[S8] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition, 2 volumes (Crans, Switzerland: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 1999), volume 1, page 220. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition.

[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 302. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.

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[S1301] #243 [2nd ed. 1844, reprint 1977] A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies of England, Ireland, and Scotland (second edition, 1841, reprint 1977), Burke, John, (Second edition, 1844. Reprint, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1977), FHL book 942 D22bu 1977; FHL microfilm 994,038 ite., p. 339.

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-------------------- Henry Somerset, 2nd Earl of Worcester (c. 1496 – 26 November 1549) was an English nobleman, son of Charles Somerset, 1st Earl of Worcester and Elizabeth Herbert, 3rd Baroness Herbert. On his father's death on 15 April 1526, he succeeded as the second Earl of Worcester. From his mother, he inherited the title of Baron Herbert.[1]

He married twice:

   Firstly, by papal dispensation dated 15 June 1514, to Lady Margaret Courtenay, daughter of William Courtenay, 1st Earl of Devon, by Catherine of York, daughter of Edward IV, King of England. Margaret died before 15 April 1526. The union produced no children.[2][3][4]
   Secondly, before 1527, to Elizabeth Browne, daughter of Anthony Browne,[5] Knt., by Lucy, daughter of John Neville, 1st Marquess of Montagu. Somerset died on 26 November 1549. The children of Henry Somerset and Elizabeth Browne were:
       William Somerset, 3rd Earl of Worcester (d. 21 February 1589). Heir and successor of his father.
       Lady Lucy Somerset (1524- 23 February 1583), who married John Neville, 4th Baron Latimer.
       Francis Somerset, often said to have died at the battle of Pinkie in 1547, but fought at the siege of Leith in 1560, and was Member of Parliament for Monmouthshire, 1557 & 1558.[6]
       Charles Somerset
       Thomas Somerset.
       Lady Anne Somerset (d. 17 October 1596), married Thomas Percy, 7th Earl of Northumberland. Her husband was beheaded on 22 August 1572. They had four daughters and one son (died young).
       Lady Eleanor Somerset, married Henry Johns
       Lady Joan or "Jane" Somerset married Sir Edward Mansel.
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Henry Somerset, 2nd Earl of Worcester's Timeline

1496
1496
Worcester, Worcestershire, England
1513
1513
Age 17
Calais, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

(Helped) to organise Field of the Cloth of Gold

1514
June 15, 1514
Age 18
1523
1523
Age 27
Chepstow, Worcestershire, Wales, United Kingdom
1527
1527
Age 31
Chepstow,Monmouthshire,,England
1527
Age 31
Chepstow, Monmouthshire, Wales
1530
1530
Age 34
Chepston, Monmouthshire, United Kingdom
1536
1536
Age 40
Rhaglan, Monmouthshire, Wales
1540
1540
Age 44
Worcester, Worcestershire, England
1549
November 26, 1549
Age 53
Chepstow, Monmouthshire, Wales