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Countess Elizabeth Wenyworth (West), of Worcester

Birthdate: (39)
Birthplace: London, Middlesex, England
Death: April 1526 (39)
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas West, 5th Baron of West of Oakhanger / 8th Baron of De La Warr and Elizabeth Morton
Wife of Roger Wentworth, Sr. and Charles, Earl of Worcester
Mother of Lday Mary Grey; Charles Somerset and George Somerset
Sister of Sir Thomas West 9th Lord de la Warr; Eleanor Guildford (West); Dorothy Owen; Anne Fiennes-Clinton; William West and 1 other
Half sister of Sir Owen West; Barbara Guildford; Sir George West; Leonard West; Mary West and 2 others

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About Countess Elizabeth Wenyworth, of Worcester

From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on Elizabeth West:

Elizabeth West [1]

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  • Last Edited=28 Dec 2008

Elizabeth West was the daughter of Sir Thomas West, 8th Lord la Warre and Elizabeth Mortimer.[2],[1]

She married Charles Somerset, 1st Earl of Worcester, son of Henry Beaufort, 2nd Duke of Somerset and Joan Hill, after 1513.[2]

From after 1513, her married name became Somerset.[1],[2] As a result of her marriage, Elizabeth West was styled as Countess of Worcester.

Child of Elizabeth West and Charles Somerset, 1st Earl of Worcester

  • 1. Lady Mary Somerset+[3]


  • 1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family: A Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 105. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Family.
  • 2. [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 XII/2, page 848. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  • 3. [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 2, page 2246. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • WEST6
  • 'Elizabeth WEST
  • Born: ABT 1492, Pontefract, Yorkshire, England
  • Father: John WEST (Esq.)
  • Mother: ¿?
  • Married: Roger WENTWORTH
  • Children:
    • 1. Hugh WENTWORTH
    • 2. Thomas WENTWORTH (Married: Alice WATSON)
    • 3. Darcy WENTWORTH (b. ABT 1526)
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From National Library of Wales journal  -  Cyf. 25, rh. 4 Gaeaf 1988 The marriages of knighted Welsh landowners, 1485-1558 page 395

6 Sir Charles Somerset (d. 1526) of Chepstow and Raglan and Kew, co. Surrey, raised to the peerage as Lord Herbert in 1503 or 1504 and created earl of Worcester in 1514, m. (1) Elizabeth (W), d. of William Herbert (d. 1490), earl of Pembroke and Lord of Chepstow, Raglan and Gower; (2) Elizabeth (E), d. of Thomas West (d. 1525), Lord De La Warr of co. Sussex; and (3) Eleanor (E), d. of Edward Sutton (d. 1532), lord Dudley, who after Somerset's death m., as his second wife, Leonard (d. 1541), Lord Grey (GEC, Complete Peerage, vol. xii, pt. ii, p. 850).

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Countess Elizabeth Wenyworth, of Worcester's Timeline

London, Middlesex, England
Age 11
Age 13
Age 15
April 1526
Age 39
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England