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date: 22 February 2020

Somerset, Edward, fourth earl of Worcesterlocked

(c. 1550–1628)
  • Pauline Croft

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Somerset, Edward, fourth earl of Worcester (c. 1550–1628), nobleman and courtier, was the only son of William Somerset, third earl of Worcester (1526/7–1589), and his first wife, Christian North (b. 1533), daughter of Edward North, first Lord North. The Somersets were a grand marcher family who staunchly supported the ...

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