Lady Henrietta Somerset Howard

Death 2 Aug 1715 (aged 45–46)
Burial Saffron Walden, Uttlesford District, Essex, England
Memorial ID 79118907 · View Source
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Countess of Suffolk
Countess of Bindon

Daughter of Henry Somerset, 1st Duke of Beaufort, and the Honourable Mary Capell. Paternal granddaughter of Edward Somerset, 2nd Marquess of Worcester, and Elizabeth Dormer. Maternal granddaughter of Arthur Capell, 1st Baron Capell of Hadham, and Elizabeth Morrison.

Henrietta was the second wife of the 6th Earl of Suffolk, and the widow of Henry Horatio O'Brien, Lord Ibracken.

Her first husband and the Earl's first wife were siblings. Lord Ibracken died in 1690, leaving behind his wife and two children - Henry, later 7th Earl of Thomond, and Mary, who died unmarried in 1716.

Henrietta's second marriage was childless.

The Countess of Suffolk and Bindon is buried in the Howard Vault. The vault, now completely bricked in, was closed in 1860.

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  • Created by: A. I. Zimmer
  • Added: 22 Oct 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 79118907
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lady Henrietta Somerset Howard (1669–2 Aug 1715), Find a Grave Memorial no. 79118907, citing Walden Abbey, Saffron Walden, Uttlesford District, Essex, England ; Maintained by A. I. Zimmer (contributor 46947938) .