Biography of William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire 1672-1729

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Cavendish

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 25 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 17 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd 1100-1170

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 21 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 18 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

Kings England: Great x 10 Grand Son of Edward III King England 1312-1377

Kings Scotland: Great x 18 Grand Son of Duncan "The Sick" I King Scotland 1001-1040

Kings Franks: Great x 16 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

Kings France: Great x 12 Grand Son of Philip "Fair" IV King France 1268-1314

Timeline

Around 1672 William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire 1672-1729 was born to William Cavendish 1st Duke Devonshire 1640-1707 and Mary Butler Duchess Devonshire 1646-1710.

On 21 Jun 1688 William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire 1672-1729 and Rachel Russell Duchess Devonshire 1674-1725 were married.

On 26 Sep 1698 William Cavendish 3rd Duke Devonshire 1698-1755 was born to William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire 1672-1729 and Rachel Russell Duchess Devonshire 1674-1725

Before 26 Sep 1698 Henrietta Cavendish 1698-1718 was born to William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire 1672-1729 and Mary Heneage

On 04 Oct 1699 Rachel Cavendish 1699-1780 was born to William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire 1672-1729 and Rachel Russell Duchess Devonshire 1674-1725

On 27 Sep 1700 Elizabeth Cavendish 1700-1747 was born to William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire 1672-1729 and Rachel Russell Duchess Devonshire 1674-1725

On 23 Nov 1701 James Cavendish 1701-1741 was born to William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire 1672-1729 and Rachel Russell Duchess Devonshire 1674-1725

On 17 Mar 1704 Charles Cavendish 1704-1783 was born to William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire 1672-1729 and Rachel Russell Duchess Devonshire 1674-1725

On 18 Aug 1707 William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire 1672-1729 succeeded his father as 2nd Duke Devonshire, 5th Earl Devonshire. Rachel Russell Duchess Devonshire 1674-1725 by marriage Duke Devonshire.

In 1710 William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire 1672-1729 was appointed 516th Knight Garter: Anne I.

On 04 Jun 1729 William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire 1672-1729 died.

Before 02 Nov 1739 Charles Jervas 1675-1739. Portrait of William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire 1672-1729.

Ancestry

Father: William Cavendish 1st Duke Devonshire 1640-1707

GrandFather: William Cavendish 3rd Earl Devonshire 1617-1684

Great GrandFather: William Cavendish 2nd Earl Devonshire 1590-1628

Great Great GrandFather: William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire 1552-1626

Great Great GrandMother: Anne Keighley 1563-1625

Great GrandMother: Christian Bruce Countess Devonshire -1675

Great Great GrandFather: Edward Bruce 1st Lord Kinloss 1548-1611

GrandMother: Elizabeth Cecil Countess Devonshire -1689

Great GrandFather: William Cecil 2nd Earl Salisbury 1591-1668

Great Great GrandFather: Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury 1563-1612

Great Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Brooke 1562-1597

Great GrandMother: Catherine Howard Countess Salisbury

Great Great GrandFather: Thomas Howard 1st Earl Suffolk 1561-1626

Great Great GrandMother: Mary Dacre Baroness Audley Waldon

Mother: Mary Butler Duchess Devonshire 1646-1710

GrandFather: James Butler 1st Duke Ormonde 1610-1688

Great GrandFather: Thomas Butler 1594-1619

Great Great GrandFather: Walter Butler 11th Earl Ormonde, 4th Earl Ossory 1559-1633

Great Great GrandMother: Helen Butler Countess Ormonde, Countess Ossory

Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Poyntz

Great Great GrandFather: John Poyntz -1633

GrandMother: Elizabeth Preston Duchess Ormonde