Biography of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland

Timeline

On 27 Nov 1640 Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland was born to William Villiers 2nd Viscount Grandison and Mary Bayning Countess Anglesey at St Margaret's Church.

On 14 Apr 1659 Roger Palmer 1st Earl Castlemaine and Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland were married.

On 25 Feb 1661 Anne Fitzroy Countess Sussex was born to Charles II King Scotland, II King England, Scotland and Ireland and Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland at Westminster.

On 11 Dec 1661 Roger Palmer 1st Earl Castlemaine was created 1st Earl Castlemaine, 1st Baron Limerick by Charles II King Scotland, II King England, Scotland and Ireland to Roger Palmer 1st Earl Castlemaine in gratitude for allowing his wife Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland to become the King's mistress. Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland by marriage Earl Castlemaine.

On 18 Jun 1662 Charles Fitzroy 1st Duke Southampton, 2nd Duke Cleveland was born to Charles II King Scotland, II King England, Scotland and Ireland and Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland.

On 28 Sep 1663 Henry Fitzroy 1st Duke Grafton was born to Charles II King Scotland, II King England, Scotland and Ireland and Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland.

Around 1664 Peter Lely. Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland and her son Charles Fitzroy 1st Duke SouthamptonAs Madonna and Child.

Around 1664 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland 1640-1709 and her son Charles Fitzroy 1st Duke SouthamptonAs Madonna and Child.

On 05 Sep 1664 Charlotte Fitzroy Countess Lichfield was born to Charles II King Scotland, II King England, Scotland and Ireland and Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland.

On 28 Dec 1665 George Fitzroy 1st Duke Northumberland was born to Charles II King Scotland, II King England, Scotland and Ireland and Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland at Merton College.

Around 1666 Peter Lely. Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland.

Around 1666 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland 1640-1709.

In 1670 Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland was created 1st Duke Cleveland (1C 1670).

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely. Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland 1640-1709.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely. Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland 1640-1709.

Around 1690 Jacob Huysmans. Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland.

Around 1690 Jacob Huysmans 1633-1696. Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland 1640-1709.

Before 1694 John Michael Wright. Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland.

Before 1694 John Michael Wright 1617-1694. Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland 1640-1709.

Before 01 Jan 1701 Henri Gascar. Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland.

Before 01 Jan 1701 Henri Gascar 1635-1701. Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland 1640-1709.

On 25 Nov 1705 Robert "Beau, Handsome" Fielding and Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland were married bigamously.

On 04 Dec 1706 Robert "Beau, Handsome" Fielding was found guilty of bigamy. The marriage between him and Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland was annulled. He escaped sentence by producing a letter from Anne Stewart I Queen England, Scotland and Ireland suspending his sentences. He lived out his days with Mary Wadsworth.

On 09 Oct 1709 Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland died at Chiswick Mall.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Villiers

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 24 Grand Daughter of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 16 Grand Daughter of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 22 Grand Daughter of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 17 Grand Daughter of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great x 10 Grand Daughter of Edward III King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 14 Grand Daughter of William "Lion" I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 16 Grand Daughter of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 12 Grand Daughter of Philip "Bold" III King France

Ancestry

Father: William Villiers 2nd Viscount Grandison Great x 9 Grandson Edward III King England

GrandFather: Edward Villiers

Great GrandFather: George Villiers

Great GrandMother: Audrey Saunders

GrandMother: Barbara St John Great x 8 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: John St John Great x 7 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Nicholas St John Great x 6 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John St John Great x 8 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Carew Great x 5 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Blount Great x 13 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Blount Great x 12 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great GrandMother: Lucy Hungerford Great x 11 Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Walter Hungerford Great x 10 Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford Great x 9 Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Susan Danvers

Great x 2 GrandMother: Anne Dormer

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Dormer

Great x 3 GrandMother: Mary Sidney

Mother: Mary Bayning Countess Anglesey Great x 11 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

GrandFather: Paul Bayning 1st Viscount Bayning

GrandMother: Anne Glemham Viscountess Bayning Great x 10 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great GrandFather: Henry Glemham

Great GrandMother: Anne Sackville Great x 9 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Sackville 1st Earl Dorset Great x 8 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Sackville Great x 7 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Winifred Brydges Marchioness Winchester

Great x 2 GrandMother: Cicely Baker Countess Dorset

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Baker