Biography of William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire 1552-1626

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: Cavendish

EVENTS

On 27 Dec 1552 William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire 1552-1626 was born to William Cavendish 1505-1557 (47) and Bess Hardwick Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford 1527-1608 (25)

Around 1564 William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire 1552-1626 (11) educated at Clare College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Around 21 Mar 1580 William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire 1552-1626 (27) and Anne Keighley 1563-1625 (17) were married

In 1586 William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire 1552-1626 (33) was elected as MP Liverpool

In 1588 William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire 1552-1626 (35) was elected as MP Newport

Around 1590 William Cavendish 2nd Earl Devonshire 1590-1628 was born to William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire 1552-1626 (37) and Anne Keighley 1563-1625 (27)

Around 1593 Frances Cavendish 1593-1613 was born to William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire 1552-1626 (40) and Anne Keighley 1563-1625 (30)

In 1595 William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire 1552-1626 (42) was appointed as High Sheriff Derbyshire

After 1595 William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire 1552-1626 and Elizabeth Boughton Countess Devonshire were married

In 1603 William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire 1552-1626 (50) was appointed as Justice of the Peace: Derbyshire

In 1605 William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire 1552-1626 (52) was created 1st Baron Cavendish Hardwick. Elizabeth Boughton Countess Devonshire by marriage Baron Cavendish Hardwick.

On 02 Aug 1618 William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire 1552-1626 (65) was created 1st Earl Devonshire at Bishop's Palace, Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury, Wiltshire. Elizabeth Boughton Countess Devonshire by marriage Earl Devonshire.

After 1626. St Peter's Church, Edensor, Chatsworth, Derbyshire. Monument to William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire 1552-1626 and Henry Cavendish 1550-1616. The two bodies under a low four-poster with black Ionic columns and black covering slab. Henry appears as a skeleton on a straw mat, William in his shroud with his face exposed. Extremely grand architecture above the two martial flanking figures, then arches with, on the left armour, and on the right purple, coronet, and sword hung up, and in the middle an angel holding the black inscription tablet and blowing a trumpet. The whole is surmounted by a big broken pediment. The monument has been attributed to Maximillian Colt -1641.

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On 03 Mar 1626 William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire 1552-1626 (73) died

After 03 Mar 1626 William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire 1552-1626 was buried at St Peter's Church, Edensor, Chatsworth, Derbyshire

Gilbert Cavendish was born to William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire 1552-1626 and Anne Keighley 1563-1625

John Cavendish -1618 was born to William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire 1552-1626 and Elizabeth Boughton Countess Devonshire

ANCESTRY

Father: William Cavendish 1505-1557

GrandFather: Thomas Cavendish 1472-1524

1G GrandFather: Thomas Cavendish 1430-1477

2G GrandFather: William Cavendish 1402-1433

3G GrandFather: John Cavendish 1374-1417

4G GrandFather: John Cavendish 1346-1381

4G GrandMother: Alice Odingsells

3G GrandMother: Joanne Clopton Baroness Beauchamp Bletsoe 1338-1382

4G GrandFather: William Clopton 1336-1377

4G GrandMother: Ivetta Grey 1340-1372

2G GrandMother: Joan Staventon

1G GrandMother: Catherine Scudamore

GrandMother: Alice Smith

Mother: Bess Hardwick Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford 1527-1608

GrandFather: John Hardwick -1528

GrandMother: Elizabeth Leeke

1G GrandFather: Thomas Leeke