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... with Lennox faded away he began a relationship with Robert Carr, 1st Earl of Somerset ... According to Thomas Howard, 1st Earl of Suffolk, James fell in love with the young man, and as the years progressed showered Carr with gifts ... As a wedding present Carr was named Earl of Somerset ...
... Empress Matilda conferred upon him the title Earl of Somerset, in 1141 ... Unlike Baldwin de Redvers who was created Earl of Devon by Matilda at around the same time, William's title was not recognised by Stephen or Henry II, Matilda's son, and his ... the elder William was sheriff of Somerset in 1084 ...
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