Biography of Thomas Brudenell 1st Earl Cardigan

Timeline

Around 1583 Thomas Brudenell 1st Earl Cardigan was born to Robert Brudenell.

Before 05 Mar 1607 Thomas Brudenell 1st Earl Cardigan and Mary Tresham Countess Cardigan were married.

On 05 Mar 1607 Robert Brudenell 2nd Earl Cardigan was born to Thomas Brudenell 1st Earl Cardigan and Mary Tresham Countess Cardigan.

In 1611 Thomas Brudenell 1st Earl Cardigan was knighted.

On 26 Feb 1628 Thomas Brudenell 1st Earl Cardigan was created 1st Baron Brudenell of Stonton in Leicestershire. Mary Tresham Countess Cardigan by marriage Baroness Brudenell of Stonton in Leicestershire.

Investiture of new Peers

On 20 Apr 1661 Thomas Brudenell 1st Earl Cardigan was created 1st Earl Cardigan by Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland personally 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 at Banqueting House during the Investiture of new Peers. Mary Tresham Countess Cardigan by marriage Countess Cardigan.

On 16 Sep 1663 Thomas Brudenell 1st Earl Cardigan died. His son Robert Brudenell 2nd Earl Cardigan succeeded as 2nd Earl Cardigan. Mary Constable Countess Cardigan by marriage Countess Cardigan.

Mary Brudenell Viscountess Dunbar was born to Thomas Brudenell 1st Earl Cardigan and Mary Tresham Countess Cardigan.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Brudenell

Ancestry

Father: Robert Brudenell

GrandFather: Thomas Brudenell

Great GrandFather: Robert Brudenell

Great GrandMother: Margaret Entwistle