The History of the Hough family from London

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  • ID: I32545
  • Name: Elizabeth Herbert 3rd Baroness HERBERT
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 1476 in Raglan, Monmouthshire
  • Burial: St Georges Chapel, Windsor
  • Death: 27 AUG 1507 in Gower, Glamorganshire
  • Burial: St Georges Chapel, Windsor
  • Note:
    Her father died in 1490, and she inherited extensive lands in Wales. As her father had no sons, she succeeded to his barony, but could not succeed to the earldom, which was restricted to the male line. She was made a ward of King Henry VII of England, and married Charles Somerset (formerly Charles Beaufort) on 2 June 1492. Their only son, Henry, was born in around 1496. In 1504, Somerset was created Baron Herbert.
    Elizabeth died on 27 August 1507, and was buried in St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle. The following month, further estates, including the lease of Caldicot Castle, devolved on Elizabeth's husband on the death of her uncle, Sir Walter Herbert. The addition of Herbert's estate made Somerset the most powerful landowner in South Wales. He had married for a second time by 1511, and was made Earl of Worcester in 1514.

    Father: William Herbert 2nd Earl of PEMBROKE b: 05 MAR 1451
    Mother: Mary WOODVILLE b: 1443

    Marriage 1 Charles Somerset Earl of WORCESTER b: 1460 in Helmsley, North Riding, Yorkshire
    • Married: 02 JUN 1492 in London
    1. Has Children Henry Somerset 2nd Earl of WORCESTER b: 1495 in Gower, Glamorganshire
    2. Has Children Elizabeth SOMERSET b: 1498 in Gower, Glamorganshire
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