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From: Tim Powys-Lybbe <>
Subject: Re: Lady Mary Seymour, was she married three times?
Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2004 23:27:28 +0100
In message of 15 Jun, ("Leo van de Pas") wrote:
> Burke's Peerage, 1938, page 2281 and the 1999 edition give the following
> Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset, and his second wife, Anne
> Stanhope, have a daughter Lady Mary Seymour, no dates are given for
> her but she married (1) Andrew Rogers, of Branston, Dorset (2) Sir
> Henry Peyton.
> Someone advised me that in Burke's Commoners of Great Britain (I have
> never seen this publication) Lady Mary Seymour is given a third
> husband, Francis Cosbie, of Stradbelly, Ireland.
Not quite. In the entry for Mary's father in Extinct Peerages, she is
given but the two husbands that you list.
But in the Commoners it says that Francis Cosbie married Mary Seymour
and when her father fell from grace and after her death, he hot-footed
off to Ireland.
I've put the page at:
For a miscellany of bygones: http://powys.org
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