Henry Somerset

Lord Henry Richard Charles Somerset

Rush ID: 884

Details

Born:
7 December 1849
Died:
10 October 1932
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Landowner
Election occupation:
Landowner
Parentage:
8th Duke of Beaufort and Lady Georgiana Charlotte Curzon, daghter of 1st Earl Howe
Notes:
Succeeded his indirect relative Poulett George Henry Somerset as MP in 1871.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Junior whip
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
884
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q11762579
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. SOMERSET, Lord Henry (1849-1932)

Constituencies

  1. Monmouthshire

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1871*
    Date of election: 4 March 1871
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1880
    Date of exit: 31 March 1880
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Comptroller of the Royal Household 1874-1879

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Cocks, Lady Isabella Caroline

    Year: 1872

Relationships

  1. Nephew of Curzon

  2. Related by marriage to Eastnor

  3. Indirect relative of Poulett Somerset

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club