Anne Seymour, Duchess of Somerset

Noble person

1510 – 1587

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Who was Anne Seymour, Duchess of Somerset?

Anne Seymour, Duchess of Somerset was the second wife of Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset, who held the office of Lord Protector during the first part of the reign of his nephew King Edward VI, through whom Anne was briefly the most powerful woman in England. She claimed precedence over the dowager queen Catherine.

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1510
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Died
Apr 16, 1587
Resting place
Westminster Abbey

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on July 23, 2013

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