Men of Kent and Kentishmen/Prince Edmund

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Prince Edmund

Youngest son of Henry VII., created Duke of Somerset, was born at Greenwich in 1495. He died in childhood in 1500, at Bishop's Hatfield, in Hertfordshire, which was then the nursery of the King's children. He lies buried in Westminster Abbey, without monument; "little notice being" (Fuller remarks) "taken of him; and no wonder for—

"Who only act short parts in infant age
Are soon forgot."

[See "Fuller's Worthies."]