BIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM CAVENDISH 1ST DUKE DEVONSHIRE 1640-1707

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: Cavendish

Descent French Royalty: 11G Grandson Philip "Fair" IV King France

EVENTS

On 25 Jan 1640 William Cavendish 1st Duke Devonshire 1640-1707 was born to William Cavendish 3rd Earl Devonshire 1617-1684 (22) and Elizabeth Cecil -1689

Around 1660. John Michael Wright 1617-1694 (42) . Portrait of William Cavendish 1st Duke Devonshire 1640-1707 (19) .

On 26 Oct 1662 William Cavendish 1st Duke Devonshire 1640-1707 (22) and Mary Butler 1646-1710 (16) were married

In 1670 Elizabeth Cavendish 1670-1741 was born to William Cavendish 1st Duke Devonshire 1640-1707 (29) and Mary Butler 1646-1710 (24)

Around 1672 William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire 1672-1729 was born to William Cavendish 1st Duke Devonshire 1640-1707 (31) and Mary Butler 1646-1710 (26)

In 1673 Henry Cavendish 1673-1700 was born to William Cavendish 1st Duke Devonshire 1640-1707 (32) and Mary Butler 1646-1710 (27) at Nice, France

On 23 Nov 1684 William Cavendish 1st Duke Devonshire 1640-1707 (44) succeeded 4th Earl Devonshire

On 30 Jun 1688, four weeks after the birth of King James II's catholic male heir, seven peers signed the Invitation to William of Orange from the Immortal Seven and sent it to William III King England, Scotland and Ireland 1650-1702 (37) :
Charles Talbot 1st Duke Shrewsbury 1660-1718 (27)
William Cavendish 1st Duke Devonshire 1640-1707 (48)
Thomas Osborne 1st Duke Leeds 1632-1712 (56)
Richard Lumley 1st Earl Scarborough 1650-1721 (38)
Henry Compton Bishop Oxford, Bishop London 1632-1713 (56)
Edward Russell 1st Earl Orford 1653-1727 (35) and
Henry Sidney 1st Earl Romney 1641-1704 (47) (who also wrote the invitation).

In 1689 William Cavendish 1st Duke Devonshire 1640-1707 (48) was appointed 498th Knight Garter: William III and Mary II

In 1694 William Cavendish 1st Duke Devonshire 1640-1707 (53) was created 1st Duke Devonshire by William III King England, Scotland and Ireland 1650-1702 (43) in recognition of William Cavendish 1st Duke Devonshire 1640-1707 (53) 's support of the Glorious Revolution he having been one of the signatories of the Invitation to William of Orange from the Immortal Seven.

On 18 Aug 1707 William Cavendish 1st Duke Devonshire 1640-1707 (67) died

After 18 Aug 1707 William Cavendish 1st Duke Devonshire 1640-1707 was buried

James Cavendish -1751 was born to William Cavendish 1st Duke Devonshire 1640-1707 and Mary Butler 1646-1710

ANCESTRY

Father: William Cavendish 3rd Earl Devonshire 1617-1684

GrandFather: William Cavendish 2nd Earl Devonshire 1590-1628

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

2G GrandFather: William Cavendish 1505-1557

3G GrandFather: Thomas Cavendish 1472-1524

4G GrandFather: Thomas Cavendish 1430-1477

4G GrandMother: Catherine Scudamore

3G GrandMother: Alice Smith

2G GrandMother: Bess Hardwick 1527-1608

3G GrandFather: John Hardwick -1528

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Leeke

4G GrandFather: Thomas Leeke

1G GrandMother: Anne Keighley

GrandMother: Christian Bruce -1675

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

2G GrandFather: Edward Bruce 1505-1565

Mother: Elizabeth Cecil -1689

GrandFather: William Cecil 2nd Earl Salisbury 1591-1668

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

2G GrandFather: William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley 1520-

3G GrandFather: Richard Cecil 1495-1553

4G GrandFather: David Cecil 1460-1540

4G GrandMother: Alice Dicons

3G GrandMother: Jane Heckington -1587

4G GrandFather: William Heckington

2G GrandMother: Mildred Cooke 1526-1549

3G GrandFather: Anthony Cooke 1504-1576

4G GrandFather: John Cooke -1515

3G GrandMother: Anne Fitzwilliam

1G GrandMother: Elizabeth Brooke 1562-1597

2G GrandFather: William Brooke 10th Baron Cobham 1527-1597

3G GrandFather: George Brooke 9th Baron Cobham 1497-1558

4G GrandFather: Thomas Brooke 8th Baron Cobham -1529

4G GrandMother: Dorothy Heydon

3G GrandMother: Anne Braye 1501-

4G GrandFather: Edmund Braye 1st Baron Braye 1484-1539

2G GrandMother: Frances Newton

GrandMother: Catherine Howard

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

2G GrandFather: Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk 1536-1572

3G GrandFather: Henry Howard 1516-1547

4G GrandFather: Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Stafford 1497-1558

3G GrandMother: Frances Vere 1517-1577

4G GrandFather: John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Trussell

2G GrandMother: Margaret Audley 1540-1564

3G GrandFather: Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon 1488-1544

4G GrandFather: Geoffrey Audley 1450-1504

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Grey

4G GrandFather: Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset 1477-1530

4G GrandMother: Margaret Wotton 1487-1535

1G GrandMother: Mary Dacre

2G GrandFather: Thomas Dacre 4th Baron Dacre Gilsland 1527-1566

3G GrandFather: William Dacre 3rd Baron Dacre Gilsland 1493-1563

4G GrandFather: Thomas Dacre 2nd Baron Dacre Gilsland 1467-1525

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Greystoke

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Talbot

4G GrandFather: George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford 1468-1538

4G GrandMother: Anne Hastings

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Leyburne 1536-1567

3G GrandFather: James Leyburne 1490-1548

4G GrandFather: Thomas Leyburne

4G GrandMother: Margaret Pennington