Biography of Robert Carr 1st Earl Somerset

Timeline

Around 1587 Robert Carr 1st Earl Somerset was born to Thomas Kerr at Wrington.

In 1607 Robert Carr 1st Earl Somerset broke his leg at a tilting match bringing him to the attention to James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland.

After 1607 Robert Carr 1st Earl Somerset was knighted.

In 1611 Robert Carr 1st Earl Somerset was appointed 407th Knight Garter: James I.

On 24 Mar 1611 Robert Carr 1st Earl Somerset was appointed 1st Viscount Rochester.

On 24 Mar 1611 Robert Carr 1st Earl Somerset was appointed as Privy Council.

On 03 Nov 1613 Robert Carr 1st Earl Somerset was created 1st Earl Somerset (3C 1613).

On 23 Dec 1613 Robert Carr 1st Earl Somerset was appointed as Treasurer of Scotland.

On 26 Dec 1613 Robert Carr 1st Earl Somerset and Frances Howard Countess Essex, Countess Somerset were married. Frances Howard Countess Essex, Countess Somerset by marriage Countess Somerset (3C 1613).

On 09 Dec 1615 Anne Carr Countess Bedford was born to Robert Carr 1st Earl Somerset and Frances Howard Countess Essex, Countess Somerset.

Around 1628 John Hoskins (copy from original). Portrait of Robert Carr 1st Earl Somerset.

Around 1628 John Hoskins 1590-1664 (copy from original).Portrait of Robert Carr 1st Earl Somerset 1587-1645.

On 17 Jul 1645 Robert Carr 1st Earl Somerset died.

Ancestry

Father: Thomas Kerr