Biography of Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset

Timeline

On 20 Dec 1804 Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset was born to Edward Seymour 11th Duke Somerset and Charlotte Hamilton Duchess Somerset.

On 16 Feb 1805 Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset was baptised at St George's Church.

Around 1816 Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset educated at Eton College.

Around 1818 Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset educated at Christ Church College.

In 1830 Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset was elected as MP Okehampton.

On 10 Jun 1830 Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset and Jane Georgiana Sheridan Duchess Somerset were married at Grosvenor Square.

On 01 Jan 1832 Jane Hermione Seymour Baronetess Graham was born to Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset and Jane Georgiana Sheridan Duchess Somerset.

On 12 Jan 1833 Ulrica Frederica Jane Seymour was born to Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset and Jane Georgiana Sheridan Duchess Somerset.

In 1834 Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset was elected as MP Totnes.

On 17 Jul 1835 Edward Adolphus Ferdinand Seymour was born to Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset and Jane Georgiana Sheridan Duchess Somerset at Dover Street.

In 1839 Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset was appointed as Joint Secretary to the Board of Control.

On Jun 1841 Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset was appointed as Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department.

On 19 Aug 1841 Edward Percy Seymour was born to Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset and Jane Georgiana Sheridan Duchess Somerset.

In 1846 Helen Guendolen Seymour was born to Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset and Jane Georgiana Sheridan Duchess Somerset.

In 1847 Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset was appointed as Royal Commission on the British Museum.

In 1849 Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset was appointed as First Commissioner of Woods and Forests.

On Aug 1851 Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset was appointed as First Commissioner of Works.

On Oct 1851 Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset was appointed as Privy Council.

On 15 Aug 1855 Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset succeeded 12th Duke Somerset (4C 1547). Jane Georgiana Sheridan Duchess Somerset by marriage Duke Somerset (4C 1547).

In 1859 Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset was appointed as First Lord of the Admiralty.

In 1862 Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset was appointed 730th Knight Garter: Victoria.

In 1863 Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset was created as Earl St Maur of Berry Pomeroy in Devon. Jane Georgiana Sheridan Duchess Somerset by marriage Earl St Maur of Berry Pomeroy in Devon.

On 28 Dec 1885 Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke Somerset died.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Seymour

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 28 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 18 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 24 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 19 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great x 14 Grand Son of Edward III King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 9 Grand Son of James IV King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 20 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 15 Grand Son of John "The Good" II King France

Ancestry

Father: Edward Seymour 11th Duke Somerset

GrandFather: Webb Seymour 10th Duke Somerset

Great GrandFather: Edward Seymour 8th Duke Somerset

Great Great GrandFather: Edward Seymour 5th Baronet Seymour

Great Great Great GrandFather: Edward Seymour 4th Baronet Seymour

Great Great Great GrandMother: Margaret Wale

Great Great GrandMother: Laetitia Popham Baronetess Seymour

Great Great Great GrandFather: Francis Popham

Great GrandMother: Mary Webb Duchess Somerset

Great Great GrandFather: Daniel Webb of Monkton Farleigh

Great Great Great GrandFather: Robert Webb

GrandMother: Anne Maria Unknown Duchess Somerset

Mother: Charlotte Hamilton Duchess Somerset

GrandFather: Archibald Hamilton 9th Duke Hamilton, 6th Duke Brandon

Great GrandFather: James Hamilton 5th Duke Hamilton, 2nd Duke Brandon

Great Great GrandFather: James Hamilton 4th Duke Hamilton, 1st Duke Brandon

Great Great Great GrandFather: William Hamilton 3rd Duke Hamilton

Great Great Great GrandMother: Anne Hamilton 3rd Duchess Hamilton

Great Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Gerard Duchess Brandon

Great Great Great GrandFather: Digby Gerard 5th Baron Gerard

Great Great Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Gerard Baroness Gerard

Great GrandMother: Anne Spencer Duchess Hamilton, Duchess Brandon

Great Great GrandFather: Edward Spencer

Great Great Great GrandFather: John Spencer

GrandMother: Harriet Stewart Duchess Hamilton, Duchess Brandon

Great GrandFather: Alexander Stewart 6th Earl Galloway

Great Great GrandFather: James Stewart 5th Earl Galloway

Great Great Great GrandFather: Alexander Stewart 3rd Earl Galloway

Great Great Great GrandMother: Mary Douglas Countess Galloway

Great Great GrandMother: Catherine Montgomerie Countess Galloway

Great Great Great GrandFather: Alexander Montgomerie 9th Earl Eglinton

Great Great Great GrandMother: Margaret Cochrane

Great GrandMother: Catherine Cochrane Countess Galloway

Great Great GrandFather: John Cochrane 4th Earl Dundonald