BIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM SOMERSET 3RD EARL WORCESTER 1526-1589

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: ANJOU

Descent English Royalty: 5G Grandson Edward III King England

Descent French Royalty: 8G Grandson Philip "Bold" III King France

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 15G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

In 1526 William Somerset 3rd Earl Worcester was born to Henry Somerset 2nd Earl Worcester (30) and Elizabeth Browne (24)

On 17 Oct 1549 William Somerset 3rd Earl Worcester (23) succeeded 3rd Earl Worcester (5C 1514)

Before 1550 William Somerset 3rd Earl Worcester and Christina North were married

Around 1550 Edward Somerset 4th Earl Worcester was born to William Somerset 3rd Earl Worcester (24) and Christina North

In 1570 William Somerset 3rd Earl Worcester (44) was appointed 353rd Knight Garter: Elizabeth I

On 14 Oct 1586 Anthony Browne 1st Viscount Montague (57) , George Clifford 3rd Earl Cumberland (28) , Henry Clinton 2nd Earl Lincoln (47) , Henry Grey 6th Earl Kent (45) , Edward Manners 3rd Earl Rutland (37) , Henry Stanley 4th Earl Derby (55) , Ambrose Dudley 3rd Earl Warwick (56) , George Talbot 6th Earl Shrewsbury, 6th Earl Waterford (58) , Edward Vere 17th Earl Oxford (36) , William Somerset 3rd Earl Worcester (60) , William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley (66) , Henry Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke (48) and Thomas Bromley Lord Chancellor (56) were present on the side of the Presence Chamber [Trial of Mary Queen of Scots]

On 21 Feb 1589 William Somerset 3rd Earl Worcester (63) died at Hackney

After 21 Feb 1589 William Somerset 3rd Earl Worcester was buried at Church of St Cadoc

Elizabeth Somerset was born to William Somerset 3rd Earl Worcester and Christina North

Lucy Somerset was born to William Somerset 3rd Earl Worcester and Christina North

ANCESTRY

Father: Henry Somerset 2nd Earl Worcester (4G Grandson Edward III King England)

GrandFather: Charles Somerset 1st Earl Worcester (3G Grandson Edward III King England)

1G GrandFather: Henry Beaufort 3rd Duke Somerset (2G Grandson Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset (1G Grandson Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset, 1st Marquess Dorset (Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster (Son Edward III King England)

4G GrandMother: Katherine Roet

3G GrandMother: Margaret Holland (2G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent (1G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Alice Fitzalan (2G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

2G GrandMother: Eleanor Beauchamp (4G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick (4G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Thomas Beauchamp 12th Earl Warwick (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Margaret Ferrers (3G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Berkeley 4th Baron Lisle (3G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Thomas Berkeley 9th Baron Berkeley, 3rd Baron Lisle (2G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Margaret Lisle 3rd Baron Lisle (7G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

1G GrandMother: Joan Hill

GrandMother: Elizabeth Herbert 3rd Baroness Herbert Raglan (7G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

1G GrandFather: William Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke (8G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

2G GrandFather: William "Black William" Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke

3G GrandFather: William ap Thomas "Blue Knight of Gwent" Herbert

3G GrandMother: Gwladys ferch Dafydd Gam "Star of Abergavenny" Brecon

4G GrandFather: Dafydd Gam Brecon

2G GrandMother: Anne Devereux (7G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Walter Devereux (6G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Walter Devereux

4G GrandMother: Agnes Crophull (5G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Merbury

1G GrandMother: Mary Woodville (6G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

2G GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers

3G GrandFather: Richard Woodville Chamberlain to the Duke

4G GrandFather: John Woodville

3G GrandMother: Joan Bittelsgate

4G GrandFather: Thomas Bittelsgate

4G GrandMother: Joan Beauchamp

2G GrandMother: Jacquetta Luxembourg (5G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

3G GrandFather: Peter Luxembourg I Count Saint-Pol (4G Grandson Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: John Luxembourg (3G Grandson Henry III King England)

4G GrandMother: Margaret Brienne

3G GrandMother: Margherita Baux (5G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Francesco Baux 1st Duke Andria

4G GrandMother: Sueva Orsini (4G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

Mother: Elizabeth Browne (4G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

GrandFather: Anthony Browne (6G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

1G GrandFather: Thomas Browne Lord Treasurer, Lord Chancellor

1G GrandMother: Eleanor Fitzalan (5G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Thomas Fitzalan (4G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: John Fitzalan 2nd Baron Maltravers, 2nd Baron Arundel (3G Grandson Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: John Fitzalan 1st Baron Maltravers, 1st Baron Arundel (2G Grandson Henry III King England)

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Maltravers 2nd Baroness Maltravers (5G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Despencer (3G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Edward Despencer 1st Baron Despencer, 3rd Baron Burghesh (2G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Burghesh 3rd Baroness Burghesh (6G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

2G GrandMother: Joan Moyns

GrandMother: Lucy Neville (3G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

1G GrandFather: John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu (2G Grandson Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury (1G Grandson Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: John Neville 3rd Baron Neville Raby (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Maud Percy (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Joan Beaufort (Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster (Son Edward III King England)

4G GrandMother: Katherine Roet

2G GrandMother: Alice Montagu 5th Countess Salisbury (3G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury (3G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: John Montagu 3rd Earl Salisbury (2G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Maud Francis

3G GrandMother: Eleanor Holland (2G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent (1G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Alice Fitzalan (2G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

1G GrandMother: Isabel Ingaldsthorpe (5G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Edmund Ingaldsthorpe

3G GrandFather: Thomas Ingaldsthorpe

4G GrandFather: John Ingaldsthorpe

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Burgh

3G GrandMother: Margaret Pole

4G GrandFather: Walter Pole

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Bradeston

2G GrandMother: Joan Tiptoft (4G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: John Tiptoft 1st Baron Tiptoft

4G GrandFather: Pain Tiptoft

4G GrandMother: Agnes Wrothe

3G GrandMother: Joyce Charleton (3G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Edward Charleton 5th Baron Cherleton (3G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Holland (2G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)