Edmund Tudor, Duke of Somerset

Noble person

Edmund Tudor, Duke of Somerset (21 February 1499 – 19 June 1500) was the sixth child of Henry VII of England and Elizabeth of York. Edmund's elder siblings (by order of birth) were Arthur, Prince of Wales, Margaret, queen consort of Scotland, Henry VIII of England, Elizabeth and Mary, Queen consort of France. His only younger sibling was Katherine. He was bestowed at birth with the title Duke of Somerset, although never formally created. He was christened on the 24th of February. He was present with his elder siblings, Margaret, Henry and Mary when Erasmus and Thomas More visited their royal nursery in the summer of 1499, when Edmund was months old. He died at 15 months of unknown causes, and was buried at Westminster Abbey. At the young Prince's funeral his chief mourner was, Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham.  ( Wikipedia article )


Personal facts

Date of birth
Place of birth
Palace of Placentia
Elizabeth of York, Henry VII of England


Date of death
Place of burial
Westminster Abbey

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