c 1583 born
1611  knighted
26 Feb 1628  created 1st Baron Brudenell of Stonton in Leicestershire
20 Apr 1661  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 05 Mar 1607 [Father: 24]
GrandFather: Thomas Brudenell
2G GrandFather: Robert Brudenell