c 1583 born to Robert Brudenell of Doddington and Deene
1611  was knighted
26 Feb 1628  was created 1st Baron Brudenell of Stonton in Leicestershire
20 Apr 1661  was created at Investiture of new Peers at Banqueting House 1st Earl Cardigan; by Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland personally on a couple of days before Charles's coronation on the 23rd, with Charles investing the newly created earl with a mantle, a sword and belt, and a cap and coronet.
16 Sep 1663  died
Robert Brudenell 2nd Earl Cardigan 1607-1703 [Father: 24]
GrandFather: Thomas Brudenell
2G GrandFather: Robert Brudenell