BIOGRAPHY OF JAMES BRUDENELL 7TH EARL CARDIGAN 1797-1868

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: BRUDENELL

Descent English Royalty: 9G Grandson Henry VII King England and Ireland

Descent French Royalty: 12G Grandson Charles "Beloved, Mad" VI King France

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 22G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

On 16 Oct 1797 James Brudenell 7th Earl Cardigan was born to Robert Brudenell 6th Earl Cardigan (28) and Penelope Cooke (27) at Hambledon

On 14 Aug 1837 James Brudenell 7th Earl Cardigan (39) succeeded 7th Earl Cardigan

On 25 Oct 1854 James Brudenell 7th Earl Cardigan (57) led at Balaclava during the Charge of the Light Brigade

On 28 Mar 1868 James Brudenell 7th Earl Cardigan (70) died from injuries resulting from a fall from his horse.

After 28 Mar 1868 James Brudenell 7th Earl Cardigan was buried at Brudenell Vault

Monument to James Brudenell 7th Earl Cardigan. Sculpted by Joseph Edgar Boehm 1834-1890. Recumbent effigies on sarcophagus, bronze sea horses at the bottom corners. [Monument to Monument to James Brudenell]

ANCESTRY

Father: Robert Brudenell 6th Earl Cardigan (8G Grandson Henry VII King England and Ireland)

GrandFather: Robert Brudenell (7G Grandson Henry VII King England and Ireland)

1G GrandFather: George Brudenell 3rd Earl Cardigan (9G Grandson Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: Francis Brudenell (9G Grandson Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Robert Brudenell 2nd Earl Cardigan (8G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Thomas Brudenell 1st Earl Cardigan

4G GrandMother: Mary Tresham (7G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandMother: Anna Savage (8G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Thomas Savage 1st Viscount Savage (7G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Darcy 2nd Countess Rivers (9G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

2G GrandMother: Anna Savage (8G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Thomas Savage 1st Viscount Savage (7G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: John Savage (6G Grandson Edward III King England)

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Darcy 2nd Countess Rivers (9G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Thomas Darcy 1st Earl Rivers (8G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandMother: Mary Kitson

1G GrandMother: Elizabeth Bruce (6G Granddaughter Henry VII King England and Ireland)

2G GrandFather: Thomas Bruce 3rd Earl Elgin, 2nd Earl Ailesbury (10G Grandson Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Robert Bruce 2nd Earl Elgin, 1st Earl Ailesbury (9G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Thomas Bruce 1st Earl Elgin

4G GrandMother: Anne Chichester (8G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Seymour (5G Granddaughter Henry VII King England and Ireland)

3G GrandFather: Henry Seymour (4G Grandson Henry VII King England and Ireland)

4G GrandFather: William Seymour 2nd Duke Somerset (3G Grandson Henry VII King England and Ireland)

4G GrandMother: Frances Devereux (7G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandMother: Mary Capell (9G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Arthur Capell 1st Baron Capell Hadham (8G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Morrison (8G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

GrandMother: Anne Bisshop

1G GrandFather: Cecil Bisshop 6th Baronet Bishopp

Mother: Penelope Cooke

GrandFather: George John Cooke