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Seymour [née Thynne], Frances, duchess of Somersetlocked

  • James Sambrook


Seymour [née Thynne], Frances, duchess of Somerset (1699–1754), poet and letter writer, was born on 10 May 1699, probably at Longleat House, Wiltshire, the eldest child and coheir of Henry Thynne (1675–1708) and Grace (c.1676–1725), daughter and heir of Sir George Strode...

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