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Seymour [née Percy], Elizabeth, duchess of Somersetlocked

(1667–1722)
  • R. O. Bucholz

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Seymour [née Percy], Elizabeth, duchess of Somerset (1667–1722), courtier and politician, was born on 26 January 1667 at Petworth, Sussex, and baptized there on 29 January. She was the only surviving daughter and heir of Joceline Percy, eleventh earl of Northumberland (1644–1670)...

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