BIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM CAVENDISH 1ST EARL DEVONSHIRE 1552-1626

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: CAVENDISH

EVENTS

On 27 Dec 1552 William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire was born to William Cavendish (47) and Bess Hardwick (25)

Around 1564 William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire (11) educated at Clare College

Around 21 Mar 1580 William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire (27) and Anne Keighley were married

In 1586 William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire (33) was elected as MP Liverpool

In 1588 William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire (35) was elected as MP Newport

Around 1590 William Cavendish 2nd Earl Devonshire was born to William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire (37) and Anne Keighley

Around 1593 Frances Cavendish was born to William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire (40) and Anne Keighley

In 1595 William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire (42) was appointed as High Sheriff Derbyshire

After 1595 William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire and Elizabeth Boughton were married

In 1603 William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire (50) was appointed as Justice of the Peace: Derbyshire

In 1605 William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire (52) was created 1st Baron Cavendish Hardwick

On 02 Aug 1618 William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire (65) was created 1st Earl Devonshire at Bishop's Palace

After 1626. Monument to William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire and Henry Cavendish. The two bodies under a low four-poster with black Ionic columns and black covering slab. Henry appears as a skeleton on a straw mat, William in his shroud with his face exposed. Extremely grand architecture above the two martial flanking figures, then arches with, on the left armour, and on the right purple, coronet, and sword hung up, and in the middle an angel holding the black inscription tablet and blowing a trumpet. The whole is surmounted by a big broken pediment. The monument has been attributed to Maximillian Colt -a1641. [Monument to William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire 1552-1626 and Henry Cavendish 1550-1616]

On 03 Mar 1626 William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire (73) died

After 03 Mar 1626 William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire was buried at St Peter's Church

Gilbert Cavendish was born to William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire and Anne Keighley

John Cavendish was born to William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire and Elizabeth Boughton

ANCESTRY

Father: William Cavendish

GrandFather: Thomas Cavendish

1G GrandFather: Thomas Cavendish

2G GrandFather: William Cavendish

3G GrandFather: John Cavendish

4G GrandFather: John Cavendish

4G GrandMother: Alice Odingsells

3G GrandMother: Joan Clopton

2G GrandMother: Joan Staventon

1G GrandMother: Catherine Scudamore

GrandMother: Alice Smith

Mother: Bess Hardwick

GrandFather: John Hardwick

GrandMother: Elizabeth Leeke

1G GrandFather: Thomas Leeke