Frances Carr, Countess of Somerset (31 May 1590 – 23 August 1632), born Frances Howard, was an English noblewoman who was the central figure in a famous scandal and murder during the reign of King James I. She was found guilty but spared execution, and was eventually pardoned by the King and released from the Tower of London in early 1622.
The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is an art museum in Boston, Massachusetts, which houses significant examples of European, Asian, and American art. Its collection includes paintings, sculpture, tapestries, and decorative arts.
Even the powerful Carr, hardly experienced for the responsibilities thrust upon him and often dependent on his intimate friend Overbury for assistance with government papers, fell into the Howard camp. He had done this after beginning an affair with Frances Howard, Countess of Essex, daughter of the Earl of Suffolk.
The trembling of a leaf; little stories of the South sea islands, (Leipzig, B. Tauchnitz, 1922), by W. Somerset Maugham (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Chu-Chin-Chow; (London, Mills & Boon, ), by Harold Simpson and Oscar Asche (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) The use of sunshine. A Christmas narrative.
09/06/2015 · A meditation on Luke 24:36-44, for the St. David of Wales community; First Sunday of Advent. “But understand this: if the owner of the house had known in what part of the night the thief was coming, he would have stayed awake and not have let his house be broken into.” ––Matthew 24:43 One night when Read more of this blog post »
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Frances Carr, Countess of Somerset (1590–1632), central figure in a famous scandal and murder; Frances Lewis Brackett Damon (1857–1939), American poet, writer; Frances Davidson, Viscountess Davidson (1894–1985), British politician and Member of Parliament; Frances Grey, Duchess of Suffolk (1517–1559), granddaughter of Henry VII of ...