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Encyclopedia > Edward Adolphus Seymour, 12th Duke of Somerset

Edward Adolphus Seymour, 12th Duke of Somerset (20 December 1805 - 28 November 1885) was a British Whig aristocrat and politician, who served in various cabinet positions in the mid-19th century.

Preceded by:
The Earl of Carlisle
First Commissioner of Woods and Forests
Succeeded by:
Preceded by:
First Commissioner of Works
Succeeded by:
The Lord John Manners
Preceded by:
Sir John Pakington, Bt
First Lord of the Admiralty
Succeeded by:
Sir John Pakington, Bt

Preceded by:
Edward St Maur
Duke of Somerset
Succeeded by:
Archibald Seymour

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Duke of Somerset - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2186 words)
Derived from Somerset, it is particularly associated with two families; the Beauforts who held the title from the creation of 1448 and the Seymours, from the creation of 1547 and in whose name the title is still held.
The 2nd duke was killed at the First Battle of St Albans on 22 May 1455 and his titles passed to his son Henry Beaufort (1436-1464) who had been known as the Earl of Dorset since his father's creation as Duke of Somerset.
Edward Seymour (1538-1621) was a son of Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset, from his second marriage.
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