Henry Seymour, 9th Marquess of Hertford

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Henry Jocelyn Seymour, 9th Marquess of Hertford (born 6 July 1958) is a British peer, the son of Hugh Seymour, 8th Marquess of Hertford. He was educated at Harrow School and the Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester.

He currently resides at Ragley Hall, Warwickshire, where he has managed the estate since 1991.[1]

In 1990, he married Brazilian-born Beatriz Karam. They have four children:

  • Lady Gabriella Helen Seymour (b. 1992)
  • William Francis Seymour, Earl of Yarmouth (b. 2 November 1993)
  • Lord Edward George Seymour (b. 1995)
  • Lady Antonia Louisa Seymour (b. 1998)[2]



Arms of Henry Seymour, 9th Marquess of Hertford
1st: the Bust of a Moor in profile couped at the shoulders proper and wreathed about the temples Argent and Azure (Conway); 2nd: out of a Ducal Coronet Or a Phoenix of the last issuing from flames proper (Seymour)
Quarterly: 1st and 4th, Sable on a Bend cotised Argent a Rose Gules between two Annulets of the first (Conway); 2nd and 3rd, quarterly: 1st and 4th, Or on a Pile Gules between six Fleurs-de-lis Azure three Lions of England (being the Coat of Augmentation granted by King Henry VIII on his marriage with Lady Jane Seymour); 2nd and 3rd, Gules two Wings joined in lure the tips downwards Or (Seymour)
On either side a Blackamoor wreathed about the temples Or and Sable habited in short golden garments and in buskins gold adorned about their waists with green and red feathers each holding in his exterior hand a Shield Azure garnished Or the dexter charged with a Sun in Splendour gold and the sinister with a Crescent Argent
Fide et Amore (By Faith and Love)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Ragley Hall: the family". Ragley Hall website. 
  2. ^ http://www.thepeerage.com/p6394.htm#i63931 peerage biography of Henry Seymour

External links[edit]

Peerage of Great Britain
Preceded by
Hugh Seymour
Marquess of Hertford
Succeeded by