Anne Dudley, Countess of Warwick

Deceased Person

1538 – 1588

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Who was Anne Dudley, Countess of Warwick?

Anne Dudley Countess of Warwick was a writer during the sixteenth century in England, along with her sisters Lady Margaret Seymour and Lady Jane Seymour. She was the eldest daughter of Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset, who from 1547–1549 was the Lord Protector of England during the minority of her cousin, Edward VI. Being educated by the French humanist and poet, Nicholas Denisot, Anne Seymour with her sisters Margaret and Jane composed 103 Latin distichs for the tomb of Marguerite de Navarre, which were published in France as Hecatodistichon. The first edition of March 1550 was followed by a second in 1551, containing significant alterations.

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Born
1538
Also known as
  • Anne Seymour, Countess of Warwick
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Nationality
  • Kingdom of England
Died
1588

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on July 23, 2013

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