Somerius, Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset (13 August 1662–December 2, 1748), sometimes referred to as the "Proud Duke". The son of Charles Seymour, 2nd Baron Seymour of Trowbridge, and Elizabeth Bennett, he succeeded his brother Francis Seymour, 5th Duke of Somerset, to the dukedom when the latter was shot in 1678 and also inherited the title of Baron Seymour of Trowbridge. Lord President of the Council 1702, Master of the Horse 1702–1715.