Roll of the Earls of Somerset

These are the dates for their reign, beginning to end. There are some cases where the end of the reign was not the end of their life, so I give the death date if I know it. I have tried to give some indication (where I can) of how they died (or ended their reign.)
ab. = abdicated,  kib. = killed in battle, as. = assassinated, ex. = executed, dep = deposed

John de Beaufort 1397-1410 Also Marquess of Dorset
Also Lord High Admiral of England
Henry de Beaufort 1410-1418
John II Beaufort 1443-1444 Also Earl of Kendall
Edmund Beaufort 1444-1455 kib Duke of Somerset 1448-1455
Also Count of Mortain 1430-1455
Also Earl of Dorset 1438-1455
Henry II Beaufort 1455-1464 ex Also Count of Mortain
Also Earl of Dorset
Edmund II Beaufort 1464-1471 ex
Edmund III Tudor 1496-1500
Edward Seymour 1546-1552 ex Also Viscount Beauchamp
Also Earl of Hertford
Also Earl Marshall of England
Also Protector of the Realm

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