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Henry Somerset, 5th Duke of Beaufort

(b. Oct. 16, 1744, London, England – d. Oct. 11, 1803, London, England )

Gender: M

Henry Somerset (1744-1803), son of Charles Noel Somerset, 4th Duke of Beaufort and Elizabeth Berkeley Somerset, became Duke of Beaufort from 1756 and married the daughter of Elizabeth Montagu’s rival hostess and fellow bluestocking, Mrs Boscawen

Also known as:

  • 5th Duke of Beaufort
  • Henry Somerset




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