Edward Seymour, 1st Earl of Hertford (22 May 1539 – 1621), in 1559 created Earl of Hertford and Baron Beauchamp of Hatch by Queen Elizabeth I, the half-sister of King Edward VI. He married three times: firstly in November 1560, Lady Catherine Grey , by whom he had two sons; secondly in 1582 to Frances Howard, daughter of Baron Howard of Effingham ; thirdly in 1601 to Frances Prannell .
Edward Seymour, 1st Earl of Hertford. The eldest son of the Protector's second marriage, Edward Seymour (1537–1621), was relieved by act of parliament in the reign of Queen Mary from the attainder passed on his father in 1551, and was created Baron
Jane’s family enjoyed Henry’s favour until the end of his reign. On the accession of Edward VI to the throne, Jane’s brother, Edward Seymour, earl of Hertford, became regent as lord protector with the title duke of Somerset. Another brother, Thomas Seymour of Sudeley, was lord high admiral from 1547 to 1549.
Eduard II. (englisch Edward II, auch Edward II of Carnarvon; * 25.April 1284 in Caernarvon, Wales; † 21. September 1327 in Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire) war ein König von England, Lord von Irland und Herzog von Aquitanien.