Thomas Somerset, 1st Viscount Somerset
Thomas Somerset, 1st Viscount Somerset (1579–1651) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1601 and 1611. He was raised to the Peerage of Ireland in 1626.
Somerset was the third son of Edward Somerset, 4th Earl of Worcester.
In 1601, Somerset was elected Member of Parliament for Monmouthshire. He became a member of Gray's Inn on 7 August 1604. In 1604 he was re-elected MP for Monmouthshire and sat until 1611. He was knighted as Knight of Bath on 5 January 1605. In December 1626 he was raised to Peerage of Ireland as Viscount Somerset of Cashel.
- "Somerset, Sir Charles". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Retrieved 2014-12-02.
- W R Williams Parliamentary History of the Principality of Wales
- Willis, Browne (1750). Notitia Parliamentaria, Part II: A Series or Lists of the Representatives in the several Parliaments held from the Reformation 1541, to the Restoration 1660 ... London. pp. 229–239.
|Parliament of England|
||Member of Parliament for Monmouthshire
With: Henry Morgan 1601
Sir John Herbert 1604-1611
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