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Henry Somerset was son of Edward, marquis of Worcester, who had a considerable share in the transactions of the late reign; and was, in his father's life-time, created earl of Glamorgan by Charles I. He was, by Charles II. appointed president of the council for the principality of Wales, elected knight of the garter, and created duke of Beaufort. He married Mary, daughter of Arthur, lord Capel, and widow of Henry lord Beauchamp. Ob. 21 Jan. 1699.
---A Biographical History of England. J. Granger, 1779.

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