Saturday, April 6, 2013

On This Day in Elizabethan History: The Death of the Duchess of Somerset

A detail from a portrait of Anne Stanhope, the Duchess of Somerset. Picture acquired through Wikimedia Commons. Image public domain.

On this day in Elizabethan history in 1587, Anne Stanhope, the Duchess of Somerset died.

To learn about the controversial wife of Edward Seymour, the Lord Protector, please read our biography of her here.