Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset

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The Duke of Somerset
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Portrait by John Closterman, c. 1690–1692
Lord President of the Council
In office
29 January 13 July 1702
Political offices
Preceded by Lord President of the Council
Succeeded by
Honorary titles
Preceded by Lord Lieutenant and Custos Rotulorum of the East Riding of Yorkshire
Succeeded by
Preceded by Lord Lieutenant of Somerset
Succeeded by
Preceded by Senior Privy Counsellor
Succeeded by
Peerage of England
Preceded by Duke of Somerset
Succeeded by