Algernon St Maur, 14th Duke of Somerset

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"An old fashioned Duke". Caricature by Spy published in Vanity Fair in 1893.

Algernon Percy Banks St. Maur, formerly Seymour, 14th Duke of Somerset, etc. (22 December 1813 – 2 October 1894) was the son of Edward St. Maur, 11th Duke of Somerset and Lady Charlotte Hamilton. He was also a baronet.

On 17 May 1845, he married Horatia Isabella Harriet Morler and had four children:

  • Algernon St Maur, 15th Duke of Somerset (22 July 1846 – 29 October 1923)
  • Major Lord Percy St. Maur (11 November 1847 – 16 July 1907), m. the Hon. Violet White, daughter of Luke White, 2nd Baron Annaly and had issue.
  • Lord Ernest St. Maur (11 November 1847 – 21 May 1922)
  • Lord Edward St. Maur (7 February 1849 – 15 September 1920)


Peerage of England
Preceded by
Archibald Seymour
Duke of Somerset
Succeeded by
Algernon St Maur