Biography of William Cavendish 6th Duke Devonshire

Timeline

On 21 May 1790 William Cavendish 6th Duke Devonshire was born to William Cavendish 5th Duke Devonshire and Georgiana Spencer Duchess Devonshire at Paris.

On 29 Jul 1811 William Cavendish 6th Duke Devonshire succeeded his father as 6th Duke Devonshire, 9th Earl Devonshire.

Coronation of George IV

On 19 Jul 1821 William Cavendish 6th Duke Devonshire carried the Orb at Westminster Abbey during the Coronation of George IV.

In 1827 William Cavendish 6th Duke Devonshire was appointed 663rd Knight Garter: George IV.

On 18 Jan 1858 William Cavendish 6th Duke Devonshire died at Hardwick Hall.

After 18 Jan 1858 William Cavendish 6th Duke Devonshire was buried in the Cavendish Plot.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Cavendish

Descent

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

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 19 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 25 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 20 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 19 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

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

Ancestry

Father: William Cavendish 5th Duke Devonshire

GrandFather: William Cavendish 4th Duke Devonshire

Great GrandFather: William Cavendish 3rd Duke Devonshire

Great Great GrandFather: William Cavendish 2nd Duke Devonshire

Great Great Great GrandFather: William Cavendish 1st Duke Devonshire

Great Great Great GrandMother: Mary Butler Duchess Devonshire

Great Great GrandMother: Rachel Russell Duchess Devonshire

Great Great Great GrandFather: William Russell

Great Great Great GrandMother: Rachel Wriothesley

Great GrandMother: Catherine Hoskyns Duchess Devonshire

GrandMother: Charlotte Elizabeth Boyle Duchess Devonshire

Great GrandFather: Richard Boyle 3rd Earl Burlington

Great Great GrandFather: Charles Boyle 2nd Earl Burlington

Great Great Great GrandFather: Charles Boyle 3rd Baron Clifford

Great Great Great GrandMother: Jane Seymour Baroness Clifford

Great Great GrandMother: Juliana Noel Countess Burlington

Great Great Great GrandFather: Henry Noel

Great GrandMother: Dorothy Savile Countess Burlington

Great Great GrandFather: William Savile 2nd Marquess Halifax

Great Great Great GrandFather: George Savile 1st Marquess Halifax

Great Great Great GrandMother: Dorothy Spencer

Great Great GrandMother: Mary Finch Duchess Roxburghe

Great Great Great GrandFather: Daniel Finch 2nd Earl Nottingham, 7th Earl Winchelsea

Great Great Great GrandMother: Essex Rich 2nd Countess Nottingham

Mother: Georgiana Spencer Duchess Devonshire

GrandFather: John Spencer 1st Earl Spencer

Great GrandFather: John Spencer

Great Great GrandFather: Charles Spencer 3rd Earl Sunderland

Great Great Great GrandFather: Robert Spencer 2nd Earl Sunderland

Great Great Great GrandMother: Anne Digby Countess Sunderland

Great Great GrandMother: Anne Churchill Countess Sunderland

Great Great Great GrandFather: John Churchill 1st Duke Marlborough

Great Great Great GrandMother: Sarah Jennings Duchess Marlborough

Great GrandMother: Georgiana Caroline Carteret

Great Great GrandFather: John Carteret 2nd Earl Granville

Great Great Great GrandFather: George Carteret 1st Baron Carteret

Great Great Great GrandMother: Grace Granville 1st Countess Granville

Great Great GrandMother: Frances Worsley Countess Granville

Great Great Great GrandFather: Robert Worsley

Great Great Great GrandMother: Frances Thynne

GrandMother: Margaret Georgiana Poyntz 1st Countess Spencer

Great GrandFather: Stephen Poyntz

Great Great GrandFather: William Poyntz

Great Great Great GrandFather: Newdigate Poyntz

Great GrandMother: Anna-Maria Mordaunt

Great Great GrandFather: Lewis Mordaunt

Great Great Great GrandFather: John Mordaunt 1st Viscount Mordaunt

Great Great Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Carey Viscountess Mordaunt