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Sir Charles Somerset (see biography and here), born 1535,
Description of tomb of Sir Charles Somerset, St.James' church, Bristol.
The inscription confirms the link to Gerard.
From The Archaeological Magazine of Bristol, Bath, South-Wales, and the South-western Counties, Vol.1, No.1, 1 May 1843, p.19.
See also p.180 and p.181 of A Popular History of Bristol by George Pryce, 1861.
See also p.180 of The history of Bristol by John Corry, 1816.