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Henry Somerset, 2nd Earl of Worcester (c.1496-26 Nov 1549) was the son of Charles Somerset, 1st Earl of Worcester and Elizabeth Herbert, Baroness Herbert. He m.(1) Margaret Courtenay, daughter of William Courtenay, 1st Earl of Devon and Catherine Plantagenet, c.15 June 1514, with a Papal dispensation (2) Elizabeth Browne, daughter of Sir Anthony Browne and Lady Lucy Neville, bf.1527.
He succeeded his mother as 4th Baron Herbert between 1507 and 21 March 1513. He succeeded his father as 2nd Earl of Worcester on 15 April 1526.
He died on 26 November 1549 and was buried at Chepstow, Monmouthshire, Wales.
Children of Henry Somerset, 2nd Earl of Worcester and Elizabeth Browne
- Lady Anne Somerset d. 8 Sep 1591
- Lady Lucy Somerset d. 23 Feb 1582/83
- Lady Jane Somerset d. 16 Oct 1597
- William Somerset, 3rd Earl of Worcester b. c 1527, d. 21 Feb 1588/89
- Royal Ancestry by Douglas Richardson Vol. II p. 336
- Royal Ancestry D. Richardson 2013 Vol. V p. 468
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- Richard III (York) of England : Y-Chromosome Test 22 markers, haplogroup G-P287, Ysearch 45AER
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