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Anne Stanhope
b.1497
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Name Anne Stanhope
Gender Female
Birth? 1497
Marriage abt 1537 to Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset
Death? 16 Apr 1587 Shelford, Nottinghamshire


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Anne Seymour, Duchess of Somerset (née Stanhope) (c.1510 – 16 April 1587) was the second wife of Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset, who held the office of Lord Protector during the first part of the reign of his nephew King Edward VI, through whom Anne was briefly the most powerful woman in England. She claimed (without success or entitlement) precedence over the dowager queen Catherine.

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References
  1.   Anne Stanhope, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
  2.   Anne Seymour, Duchess of Somerset, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).