Cavendish, William 1st Duke of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Male 1593 - 1676  (83 years)


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  • Name Cavendish, William 
    Suffix 1st Duke of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne 
    Born 16 Dec 1593 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Dec 1676 
    Person ID I19856  GrangerMusgrave
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2016 

    Father Cavendish, Sir Charles,   b. 1553,   d. 4 Apr 1617  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Ogle, Catherine Baroness Ogle,   d. 18 Apr 1629 
    Family ID F13276  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Basset, Elizabeth,   d. 17 Apr 1643 
    Married 1618 
    Children 
     1. Cavendish, Lady Elizabeth,   b. 1627,   d. 14 Jun 1663  (Age 36 years)
     2. Cavendish, Henry 2nd Duke of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne,   b. 24 Jun 1630,   d. 26 Jul 1691  (Age 61 years)
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2016 10:52:12 
    Family ID F13279  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    William Cavendish
    William Cavendish

  • Notes 
    • William Cavendish 1st Duke of Newcastle-upon-Tyne was invested as a Knight Order of the Bath (K.B.) in 1610.
      He was educated at St. John's College Cambridge University Cambridge Cambridgeshire England.
      He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for East Retford in 1614.
      He was created 1st Viscount Mansfield co. Nottingham [England] on 29 October 1620.
      He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire between 1626 and 1642.
      He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Derbyshire between 1628 and 1638.
      He was created 1st Baron Cavendish of Bolsover co. Derby [England] on 7 March 1627/28.
      He was created 1st Earl of Newcastle-on-Tyne [England] on 7 March 1627/28.
      He succeeded to the title of 9th Baron Ogle in 1629. He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1639.
      He fought in the Battle of Piercebridge on 1 December 1642.
      He fought in the Battle of Adwalton in 1643.
      He was created 1st Marquess of Newcastle-on-Tyne [England] on 27 October 1643.
      He fought in the English Civil War as a Royalist Commander.
      He wrote the book Treatise on Government.
      He was invested as a Knight Order of the Garter (K.G.) in January 1649/50.
      He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire between 1660 and 1676.
      He was created 1st Duke of Newcastle-upon-Tyne co. Northumberland [England] on 16 March 1664/65.
      He was created 1st Earl of Ogle co. Northumberland [England] on 16 March 1664/65.
      He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Northumberland between 1670 and 1676 jointly.


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