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  • ID: I792
  • Name: Robert KER 1st Earl of Somerset 1
  • Name: Robert CARR 1st Earl of Somerset 1
  • Sex: M
  • Change Date: 04 MAR 2013
  • Birth: ABT 1587 1
  • Event: Title MAR 1611
  • Note:
    Viscount Rochester 25 March 1611
    K.G. 24 April 1611
    Keeper of Westminster Palace for life 12 June 1611
    Baron Brancepeth and Earl of Somerset 3 November 1613
  • Death: JUL 1645
  • Note: d.s.p.m. 1

    Father: Thomas KER of Ferniehurst
    Mother: Janet SCOTT

    Marriage 1 Frances HOWARD b: 31 MAY 1590
    • Married: 26 DEC 1613
    • Note: Frances was "the notorious Countess of Essex," divorced wife of the 3rd Earl of Essex on the plea of the incompetence of her husband. [p.68, note f] 1
    1. Has Children Anne CARR b: 09 DEC 1615 in The Tower of London, London

    1. Title: The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed
      Abbrev: Complete Peerage
      Author: G.E. Cokayne with Vicary Gibbs
      Publication: St Catherine Press Ltd, London, 1910 and later
      Page: Somerset, Vol.12A, pp.66-68
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