Biography of James Brudenell 7th Earl Cardigan

Timeline

On 16 Oct 1797 James Brudenell 7th Earl Cardigan was born to Robert Brudenell 6th Earl Cardigan and Penelope Cooke Countess Cardigan at Hambledon.

On 14 Aug 1837 Robert Brudenell 6th Earl Cardigan died at Marylebone. His son James Brudenell 7th Earl Cardigan succeeded as 7th Earl Cardigan.

1841 Francis Grant. Portrait of James Brudenell 7th Earl Cardigan.

1841 Francis Grant 1803-1878. Portrait of James Brudenell 7th Earl Cardigan 1797-1868.

Charge of the Light Brigade

On 25 Oct 1854 James Brudenell 7th Earl Cardigan led at Balaclava during the Charge of the Light Brigade.

On 20 Sep 1858 James Brudenell 7th Earl Cardigan and Adeline Louisa Maria Horsey Countess Cardigan were married. Adeline Louisa Maria Horsey Countess Cardigan by marriage Countess Cardigan.

On 28 Mar 1868 James Brudenell 7th Earl Cardigan died from injuries resulting from a fall from his horse.

After 28 Mar 1868 James Brudenell 7th Earl Cardigan was buried at St Peter's Church. Monument to James Brudenell 7th Earl Cardigan and Adeline Louisa Maria Horsey Countess Cardigan sculpted by Joseph Edgar Boehm. Recumbent effigies on sarcophagus, bronze sea horses at the bottom corners.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Brudenell

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 28 Grand Son of Egbert King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 19 Grand Son of Gruffudd ap Cynan King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 24 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 19 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great x 9 Grand Son of Henry VII King England and Ireland

Kings Scotland: Great x 17 Grand Son of William "Lion" I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 18 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 12 Grand Son of Charles "Beloved, Mad" VI King France

Ancestry

Father: Robert Brudenell 6th Earl Cardigan Great x 8 Grandson Henry VII King England and Ireland

GrandFather: Robert Brudenell Great x 7 Grandson Henry VII King England and Ireland

Great GrandFather: George Brudenell 3rd Earl Cardigan Great x 9 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Francis Brudenell Great x 9 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Brudenell 2nd Earl Cardigan Great x 8 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Anna Savage Countess Cardigan Great x 8 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Frances Savile Great x 8 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Savile 1st Earl Sussex Great x 7 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Anne Villiers Countess Sussex Great x 9 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Bruce 3rd Countess Cardigan Great x 6 Granddaughter Henry VII King England and Ireland

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Bruce 3rd Earl Elgin, 2nd Earl Ailesbury Great x 10 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Bruce 2nd Earl Elgin, 1st Earl Ailesbury Great x 9 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Seymour Countess Elgin, Countess Ailesbury Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry VII King England and Ireland

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Seymour Great x 4 Grandson Henry VII King England and Ireland

Great x 3 GrandMother: Mary Capell 1st Duchess Beaufort Great x 9 Granddaughter Edward III King England

GrandMother: Anne Bisshop Great x 11 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: Cecil Bisshop 6th Baronet Bishopp

Great GrandMother: Anne Boscawen Baronetess Bishopp Great x 10 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Hugh Boscawen 1st Viscount Falmouth Great x 9 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edward Boscawen

Great x 3 GrandMother: Jael Godolphin Great x 8 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Charlotte Godfrey Viscountess Falmouth Great x 18 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Charles Godfrey

Great x 3 GrandMother: Arabella Churchill Great x 17 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Mother: Penelope Cooke Countess Cardigan

GrandFather: George John Cooke

Great GrandFather: George Cooke

Great x 2 GrandFather: George Cooke of Harefield

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Cooke of Cranbrooke