BIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM CAVENDISH 2ND DUKE DEVONSHIRE 1672-1729

Paternal Family Tree

Descent English Royalty: 10G Grandson Edward III King England

Descent French Royalty: 12G Grandson Philip "Fair" IV King France

EVENTS

Around 1672 William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire was born to William Cavendish 1st Duke Devonshire (31) and Mary Butler (26)

On 21 Jun 1688 William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire (16) and Rachel Russell (14) were married

On 26 Sep 1698 William Cavendish 3rd Duke Devonshire was born to William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire (26) and Rachel Russell (24)

On 04 Oct 1699 Rachel Cavendish was born to William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire (27) and Rachel Russell (25)

On 27 Sep 1700 Lady Elizabeth Cavendish was born to William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire (28) and Rachel Russell (26)

On 23 Nov 1701 James Cavendish was born to William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire (29) and Rachel Russell (27)

On 17 Mar 1704 Charles Cavendish was born to William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire (32) and Rachel Russell (30)

On 18 Aug 1707 William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire (35) succeeded his father as 2nd Duke Devonshire, 5th Earl Devonshire

In 1710 William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire (38) was appointed 516th Knight Garter: Anne I

On 04 Jun 1729 William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire (57) died

ANCESTRY

Father: William Cavendish 1st Duke Devonshire (9G Grandson Edward III King England)

GrandFather: William Cavendish 3rd Earl Devonshire

2G GrandFather: William Cavendish 2nd Earl Devonshire

3G GrandFather: William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire

4G GrandFather: William Cavendish

5G GrandFather: Thomas Cavendish

5G GrandMother: Alice Smith

4G GrandMother: Bess Hardwick

5G GrandFather: John Hardwick

5G GrandMother: Elizabeth Leeke

3G GrandMother: Anne Keighley

2G GrandMother: Christian Bruce

3G GrandFather: Edward Bruce 1st Lord Kinloss

4G GrandFather: Edward Bruce

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

2G GrandFather: William Cecil 2nd Earl Salisbury (7G Grandson Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury

4G GrandFather: William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley

5G GrandFather: Richard Cecil

5G GrandMother: Jane Heckington

4G GrandMother: Mildred Cooke

5G GrandFather: Anthony Cooke

5G GrandMother: Anne Fitzwilliam

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Brooke (6G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: William Brooke 10th Baron Cobham (5G Grandson Edward III King England)

5G GrandFather: George Brooke 9th Baron Cobham (4G Grandson Edward III King England)

5G GrandMother: Anne Braye

4G GrandMother: Frances Newton

2G GrandMother: Catherine Howard (7G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Thomas Howard 1st Earl Suffolk (7G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk (7G Grandson Edward III King England)

5G GrandFather: Henry Howard (6G Grandson Edward III King England)

5G GrandMother: Frances Vere (10G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Margaret Audley (6G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

5G GrandFather: Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon

5G GrandMother: Elizabeth Grey (5G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandMother: Mary Dacre (6G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Thomas Dacre 4th Baron Dacre Gilsland (5G Grandson Edward III King England)

5G GrandFather: William Dacre 3rd Baron Dacre Gilsland (5G Grandson Edward III King England)

5G GrandMother: Elizabeth Talbot (4G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Leyburne

5G GrandFather: James Leyburne

Mother: Mary Butler (10G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

GrandFather: James Butler 1st Duke Ormonde (9G Grandson Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: Thomas Butler (10G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Walter Butler 11th Earl Ormonde, 4th Earl Ossory (9G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Edward Butler (8G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandFather: James "Lame" Butler 9th Earl Ormonde, 2nd Earl Ossory (7G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Joan Fitzgerald (7G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Mary Burke

3G GrandMother: Helen Butler (9G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Edmund Butler 2nd Viscount Mountgarret (8G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Richard Butler 1st Viscount Mountgarret (7G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Eleanor Butler (7G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Grizzel Fitzpatrick

5G GrandFather: Barnaby Fitzpatrick 1st Baron Ossory

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Poyntz (8G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: John Poyntz (7G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Nicholas Poyntz (6G Grandson Edward III King England)

5G GrandFather: Nicholas Poyntz (9G Grandson Henry III King England)

5G GrandMother: Joan Berkeley (5G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandMother: Anne Vernon

5G GrandFather: Ralph Vernon

GrandMother: Elizabeth Preston