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Sir Edward Seymour, of Berry Pomeroy
Berry Pomeroy is a village and civil parish in the South Hams district of Devon, England, about two miles east of Totnes. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 973...
, 5th Baronet
, MP (1660 or 1663 – 29 December 1740/1741) was a British gentleman and politician.
He was a son of Royalist
Cavalier was the name used by Parliamentarians for a Royalist supporter of King Charles I and son Charles II during the English Civil War, the Interregnum, and the Restoration...
Toryism is a traditionalist and conservative political philosophy which grew out of the Cavalier faction in the Wars of the Three Kingdoms. It is a prominent ideology in the politics of the United Kingdom, but also features in parts of The Commonwealth, particularly in Canada...
politician Sir Edward Seymour, 4th Baronet
Sir Edward Seymour, of Berry Pomeroy, 4th Baronet, MP was a British nobleman, and a Royalist and Tory politician.-Life:...
and first wife Margaret Wale.
He married the niece of his stepmother Laetitia Popham (d. 1738), daughter of Sir Francis Popham, of Littlecote
Littlecote House is a large Elizabethan country house and estate in the civil parishes of Ramsbury and Chilton Foliat in the English county of Wiltshire near to Hungerford. The estate includes 34 hectares of historic parklands and gardens, including a walled garden from the 17th and 18th centuries...
, Wiltshire (d. 28 August 1674), and wife Eleanor Rogers, and granddaughter of Alexander Popham
Alexander Popham, of Littlecote, Wiltshire was an English politician. He is now remembered for his role as patron of the philosopher John Locke....
and wife Letitia Carre, by whom he had twelve children:
- Edward Seymour, 8th Duke of Somerset
Edward Seymour, 8th Duke of Somerset was a British nobleman....
- Francis Seymour, of Sherborne, Dorset
Francis Seymour was a British gentleman and politician, who owned an estate at Sherborne, DorsetHe was a son of Sir Edward Seymour, 5th Baronet and his wife Letitia Popham....
- Alexander Seymour (d. 3 April 1731), unmarried
- William Seymour, of East Knoyle
East Knoyle is a small village and former civil parish in Wiltshire, in the south west of England. The parish lies on the A350 road about nine miles south of Warminster, fifteen miles west of Salisbury, and two miles south west of Hindon, at grid reference ST880305...
, Wiltshire (1713 – 5 January 1746/1747), m. firstly 17 April 1737 Elizabeth Hippye (d. 22 March 1741/1742), daughter of John Hippye, of Frome
Frome is a town and civil parish in northeast Somerset, England. Located at the eastern end of the Mendip Hills, the town is built on uneven high ground, and centres around the River Frome. The town is approximately south of Bath, east of the county town, Taunton and west of London. In the 2001...
The ceremonial and non-metropolitan county of Somerset in South West England borders Bristol and Gloucestershire to the north, Wiltshire to the east, Dorset to the south-east, and Devon to the south-west. It is partly bounded to the north and west by the Bristol Channel and the estuary of the...
, and wife, m. secondly 2 August 1745 Mary Hyde (d. 8 November 1753), daughter of Samuel Hyde, of Bromley
Bromley is a large suburban town in south east London, England and the administrative headquarters of the London Borough of Bromley. It was historically a market town, and prior to 1963 was in the county of Kent and formed the administrative centre of the Municipal Borough of Bromley...
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, and wife, without any issue from both marriages
- Laetitia Seymour, married John Gapper and had issue
- Margaret Seymour, married Richard Jones, of Ramsbury
- Elizabeth Seymour (d. 5 May 1756), married Henry Hungerford, of Field
- Anne Seymour (d. February 1755), married William Scroggs, of Chute Lodge
- Eleanor Seymour (d. bef. 1756?), unmarried
- Mary Seymour, married Rev. Hammond
- Jane Seymour, married William Colman, of Garnhay
- Katherine Seymour, married John Philip Fuhr, of Bristol