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Elizabeth Cavendish (Cecil), Countess of Devonshire

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Latimers, Buckinghamshire, , England
Death: Died
Place of Burial: Monmouth's Vault, Westminster Abbey, Westminster, Middlesex, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Cecil, 2nd Earl of Salisbury and Lady Catherine Howard
Wife of William Cavendish Cavendish, 3rd Earl of Devonshire
Mother of William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire and Anne Cavendish
Sister of Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury; Anne Cecil; James Cecil; Charles Cecil, Viscount Cranborne; Lady Diana Cecil and 3 others

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About Elizabeth Cavendish, Countess of Devonshire

  • 'Lady Elizabeth Cecil1
  • 'F, #10990, b. 1619, d. 19 November 1689
  • Last Edited=7 May 2011
  • Consanguinity Index=0.03%
  • ' Lady Elizabeth Cecil was born in 1619.2 She was the daughter of William Cecil, 2nd Earl of Salisbury and Lady Catherine Howard.1,3 She married William Cavendish, 3rd Earl of Devonshire, son of William Cavendish, 2nd Earl of Devonshire and Hon. Christian Bruce, circa 4 March 1638/39.1 She died on 19 November 1689.1
  • ' From circa 4 April 1639, her married name became Cavendish. As a result of her marriage, Lady Elizabeth Cecil was styled as Countess of Devonshire circa 4 April 1639.
  • 'Children of Lady Elizabeth Cecil and William Cavendish, 3rd Earl of Devonshire
    • 1.Lady Anne Cavendish+1
    • 2.William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire+1 b. 25 Jan 1640/41, d. 18 Aug 1707
  • Citations
  • 1.[S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page 1127. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • 2.[S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  • 3.[S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition, volume 3, page 3504.
  • From: http://thepeerage.com/p1099.htm#i10990
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'William Cavendish, 3rd Earl of Devonshire (c. 10 October 1617 – 23 November 1684) was the son of William Cavendish, 2nd Earl of Devonshire.

'He married Lady Elizabeth Cecil, daughter of William Cecil, 2nd Earl of Salisbury, on 4 March 1639. They had two children:

  • William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire (1641–1707)
  • Lady Anne Cavendish (c. 1660–?), married John Cecil, 5th Earl of Exeter and had issue.

References

  • Kidd, Charles, Williamson, David (editors). Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage (1990 edition). New York: St Martin's Press, 1990.
  • Leigh Rayment's Peerage Pages [self-published source?][better source needed]
  • www.thepeerage.com
  • From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Cavendish,_3rd_Earl_of_Devonshire
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Elizabeth Cavendish, Countess of Devonshire's Timeline

1619
1619
Latimers, Buckinghamshire, , England
1639
March 4, 1639
Age 20
1640
January 25, 1640
Age 21
1648
1648
Age 29
1689
November 19, 1689
Age 70
November 21, 1689
Age 70
Monmouth's Vault, Westminster Abbey, Westminster, Middlesex, England