Henry (Harry) Jocelyn Seymour, 9th Marquess of Hertford DL (born 6 July 1958) is a British peer, the son of Hugh Seymour, 8th Marquess of Hertford. He was educated at Harrow School and the Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester. He currently resides at Ragley Hall, Warwickshire, where he has been in charge of the estate since 1991.[1]

He is a Deputy Lieutenant of Warwickshire.[2]

Family life

In 1990, he married Brazilian-born Beatriz Karam. They have four children:


Coat of arms of Henry Seymour, 9th Marquess of Hertford
1st: the Bust of a Moor in profile couped at the shoulders proper and wreathed about the temples Argent and Azure (Conway); 2nd: out of a Ducal Coronet Or a Phoenix of the last issuing from flames proper (Seymour)
Quarterly: 1st and 4th, Sable on a Bend cotised Argent a Rose Gules between two Annulets of the first (Conway); 2nd and 3rd, quarterly: 1st and 4th, Or on a Pile Gules between six Fleurs-de-lis Azure three Lions of England (being the Coat of Augmentation granted by King Henry VIII on his marriage with Lady Jane Seymour); 2nd and 3rd, Gules two Wings joined in lure the tips downwards Or (Seymour)
On either side a Blackamoor wreathed about the temples Or and Sable habited in short golden garments and in buskins gold adorned about their waists with green and red feathers each holding in his exterior hand a Shield Azure garnished Or the dexter charged with a Sun in Splendour gold and the sinister with a Crescent Argent
Fide et Amore (By Faith and Love)


  1. ^ "Ragley Hall: the family". Ragley Hall website. Archived from the original on 1 February 2013.
  2. ^ Deputy Lieutenant Commissions