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.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frances_Carr,_Countess_of_Somerset
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.
Frances Howard Carr, Countess and Killer. The popular history of Tudor England is all about the royal family – the dour tight-fisted Henry VII, the laughing murderous Henry VIII, the boy-king Edward, the bloody-handed Mary, the glorious asexual Elizabeth. Of course, that’s barely scratching the surface of affairs.
…had fallen in love with Frances Howard, wife of Robert Devereux, 3rd earl of Essex. He persuaded James to have a commission annul Frances’ marriage, and during these proceedings Frances, probably with Carr’s assistance, secretly poisoned Carr’s former friend and mentor Sir Thomas Overbury (died Sept. 15, 1613), who had…
Howard, Frances (1593–1632)English murderer and countess of Somerset . Name variations: Lady Frances Howard; Lady Somerset. Born in England on May 31, 1593 (some sources cite 1590); died in Chiswick, Middlesex, England, on August 23, 1632; interred at Saffron Waldon, Essex, on August 27, 1632; daughter of Thomas Howard (1561–1626), 1st earl ...
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Frances, Countess of Somerset. (1590-1632), Famous beauty. Sitter associated with 18 portraits. A famous beauty, Frances Howard was divorced from Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex in 1613 and married Robert Carr, Earl of Somerset, a favourite of James I. In 1615 she and her second husband, along with several accomplices, were convicted of ...
Frances HOWARD (C. Essex/C. Somerset) Born: 31 May 1589/90 Died: 23 Aug 1632, Chiswick, Chiswick, England, England Buried: 27 Aug 1632, Saffron, Walden, Essex, England Father: Thomas HOWARD (1° E. Suffolk) Mother: Catherine KNYVETT (C. Suffolk) Married 1: Robert DEVEREUX (3º E. Essex) 5 Jan 1605 Divorce 1613
Frances Howard (1590-1632) - Find a Grave Memorial. English nobility, subject of a great scandal during the reign of James I. Daughter of Thomas Howard 1st Earl of Suffolk, she was married to the Earl of Essex at the age of 13 (he was a year older). Later she took on a lover, Robert Carr the 1st Earl of Somerset, and sought an annulment from ...
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Frances Stewart ( née Howard ), Duchess of Lennox and Richmond, Countess of Hertford (27 July 1578 – 8 October 1639)  was the daughter of a younger son of the Duke of Norfolk. An orphan of small fortune, she rose to be the only duchess at the court of James I of England.