Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
from L&M CompanionSon of Lord John Somerset, whose father was the 1st Marquess of Worcester (d. 1646). Lord John had three sons of whom Thomas, the eldest, was unmarried at this time.
Contrariwise, a footnote to the entry for 30th August 1661 suggests that this Thomas was the SECOND son of Lord John Somerset
a family tree:Henry Somerset, 1st Marquess of Worcester was born before 1590 to Edward Somerset, 4th Earl of Worcester and Elizabeth HastingsEdward Somerset, 2nd Marquess of Worcester (1601-1667) Henry Somerset, 3rd Marquess of Worcester (1629-1700) became Duke of Beaufort (became Duke of Beaufort in 1682 created by Charles II)
Second son of Lord John Somerset confirmedhttps://histfam.familysearch.org//getperson.php...
Lord John Somerset, second son of the first Marquis of Worcester, had himself three sons, Henry, Thomas, and Charles, but it is uncertain which is here meant. There was no other Lord Somerset to whom the passage could apply. It was probably Thomas, as the other brothers were married. ---Diary and correspondence of Samuel Pepys, the diary deciphered by J. Smith. 1854.
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