Biography of William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire

Timeline

Around 1672 William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire was born to William Cavendish 1st Duke Devonshire and Mary Butler Duchess Devonshire.

On 21 Jun 1688 William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire and Rachel Russell Duchess Devonshire were married.

Before 26 Sep 1698 Henrietta Cavendish was born to William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire and Mary Heneage.

On 26 Sep 1698 William Cavendish 3rd Duke Devonshire was born to William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire and Rachel Russell Duchess Devonshire.

On 04 Oct 1699 Rachel Cavendish was born to William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire and Rachel Russell Duchess Devonshire.

On 27 Sep 1700 Elizabeth Cavendish was born to William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire and Rachel Russell Duchess Devonshire.

On 23 Nov 1701 James Cavendish was born to William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire and Rachel Russell Duchess Devonshire.

On 17 Mar 1704 Charles Cavendish was born to William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire and Rachel Russell Duchess Devonshire.

On 18 Aug 1707 William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire succeeded his father as 2nd Duke Devonshire, 5th Earl Devonshire. Rachel Russell Duchess Devonshire by marriage Duke Devonshire.

In 1710 William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire was appointed 516th Knight Garter: Anne I.

On 04 Jun 1729 William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire died.

Before 02 Nov 1739 Charles Jervas. Portrait of William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire.

Before 02 Nov 1739 Charles Jervas 1675-1739. Portrait of William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire 1672-1729.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Cavendish

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 25 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 17 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 21 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 18 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

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

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

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

Kings France: Great x 12 Grand Son of Philip "Fair" IV King France

Ancestry

Father: William Cavendish 1st Duke Devonshire

GrandFather: William Cavendish 3rd Earl Devonshire

Great GrandFather: William Cavendish 2nd Earl Devonshire

Great Great GrandFather: William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire

Great Great Great GrandFather: William Cavendish

Great Great Great GrandMother: Bess Hardwick Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford

Great Great GrandMother: Anne Keighley

Great Great Great GrandFather: Henry Keighley

Great GrandMother: Christian Bruce Countess Devonshire

Great Great GrandFather: Edward Bruce 1st Lord Kinloss

Great Great Great GrandFather: Edward Bruce

GrandMother: Elizabeth Cecil Countess Devonshire

Great GrandFather: William Cecil 2nd Earl Salisbury

Great Great GrandFather: Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury

Great Great Great GrandFather: William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley

Great Great Great GrandMother: Mildred Cooke

Great Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Brooke

Great Great Great GrandFather: William Brooke 10th Baron Cobham

Great Great Great GrandMother: Frances Newton Baroness Cobham

Great GrandMother: Catherine Howard Countess Salisbury

Great Great GrandFather: Thomas Howard 1st Earl Suffolk

Great Great Great GrandFather: Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk

Great Great Great GrandMother: Margaret Audley Duchess Norfolk

Great Great GrandMother: Mary Dacre Baroness Audley Waldon

Great Great Great GrandFather: Thomas Dacre 4th Baron Dacre Gilsland

Great Great Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Leyburne Duchess Norfolk

Mother: Mary Butler Duchess Devonshire

GrandFather: James Butler 1st Duke Ormonde

Great GrandFather: Thomas Butler

Great Great GrandFather: Walter Butler 11th Earl Ormonde, 4th Earl Ossory

Great Great Great GrandFather: Edward Butler

Great Great Great GrandMother: Mary Burke

Great Great GrandMother: Helen Butler Countess Ormonde, Countess Ossory

Great Great Great GrandFather: Edmund Butler 2nd Viscount Mountgarret

Great Great Great GrandMother: Grizzel Fitzpatrick Viscountess Mountgarret

Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Poyntz

Great Great GrandFather: John Poyntz

Great Great Great GrandFather: Nicholas Poyntz

Great Great Great GrandMother: Anne Vernon

GrandMother: Elizabeth Preston Duchess Ormonde