I have no delusions that this article will not be confusing with all the Edwards and Johns, and it’s because of that I’ve included this list of players to help you differentiate between them:
Edward Seymour/Sir Edward – Later Duke of Somerset, married both Katherine Fillol and Anne Stanhope.
Sir John Seymour – Father of Edward Seymour, later Somerset.
John Seymour – First son born to Katherine Fillol and ?
Edward Seymour/Lord Edward – Son of Edward Seymour and Katherine Fillol
Katherine Fillol – First wife of Edward Seymour/Sir Edward
Anne Stanhope – Second wife of Edward Seymour/Sir Edward