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Henry Somerset, Marquess of Worcester

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Henry John FitzRoy Somerset, Marquess of Worcester (born 22 May 1952), also known as Bunter Worcester, is a farmer and chartered surveyor and the son and heir of David Somerset, 11th Duke of Beaufort and Lady Caroline Jane Thynne. He and his family are descendants in the male line from the House of Plantagenet. Worcester was educated at Hawtreys, Eton College and the Royal Agricultural College. He married environmentalist and former actress Tracy Louise Ward (a sister of Rachel Ward and a great-granddaughter of the second Earl of Dudley) on 13 June 1987 at Cornwell Manor, in Oxfordshire. The Prince of Wales and his late first wife Diana, Princess of Wales (1961-1997) attended the Marquess's wedding in 1987. The marriage has produced three children: Worcester is also singer and songwriter with rock group "The Listening Device". They have released two albums, Scented Waters and Human Gold The band was a support act at the Highclere Rocks concert in 2006 that also featured Brian Ferry, Eric Clapton, and Roger Waters, amongst others.  ( Wikipedia article )

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1952-05-22

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