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Mary Cavendish (Butler), Duchess of Devonshire

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Birthplace: Kilkenny Castle, Tipperary, Ireland
Death: Died in Devonshire House, Middlesex, London, England
Place of Burial: Westminster Abbey, London, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of James Butler, 1st Duke of Ormonde and Elizabeth Preston Butler
Wife of William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire
Mother of William Cavendish, 2nd Duke of Devonshire; Lord Henry Cavendish; Lady Elizabeth Cavendish; Lord James Cavendish and William Cavendish of Devonshire, II
Sister of Thomas 1 Butler Viscount Thurles; Vice-Admiral Thomas Butler, 6th Earl of Ossory; Richard Butler 1st Earl of Arran; Lady Elizabeth Butler; Lord John Butler 1st Earl of Gowran and 1 other

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About Lady Mary Butler of Ormond

  • 'Lady Mary Butler1
  • 'F, #14075, d. 31 July 1710
  • 'Lady Mary Butler was the daughter of James Butler, 1st Duke of Ormonde and Elizabeth Preston, Baroness Dingwall.1 She married William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire, son of William Cavendish, 3rd Earl of Devonshire and Lady Elizabeth Cecil, on 26 October 1662.1 She died on 31 July 1710.1
  • ' Her married name became Cavendish. As a result of her marriage, Lady Mary Butler was styled as Countess of Devonshire on 23 November 1684. As a result of her marriage, Lady Mary Butler was styled as Duchess of Devonshire on 12 May 1694.
  • 'Children of Lady Mary Butler and William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire
    • Lord James Cavendish+1 d. 14 Dec 1751
    • Lady Elizabeth Cavendish1
    • William Cavendish, 2nd Duke of Devonshire+1 b. c 1673, d. 4 Jun 1729
    • Lord Henry Cavendish+1 b. 1673, d. 10 May 1700
  • Citations
  • [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.
  • [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message from unknown author e-mail (France) to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  • From: http://thepeerage.com/p1408.htm#i14075
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  • 'William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire KG PC (25 January 1640 – 18 August 1707) was a soldier and Whig statesman, the son of William Cavendish, 3rd Earl of Devonshire and Lady Elizabeth Cecil.
  • William Cavendish became Member of Parliament for Derby in 1661. A Whig under Charles II of England and James II of England, he was leader of the anti-court and anti-Catholic party in the House of Commons, where he served as Lord Cavendish. He was a strong supporter of the "Glorious Revolution" of 1688 which brought William III of Orange to the throne, signing as one of the Immortal Seven the invitation to William. After the revolution, he was a leading Whig, serving as William's Lord Steward, and was created the Duke of Devonshire (1694) and also Marquess of Hartington in recognition for his services. 'He married Lady Mary Butler (1646–1710), daughter of James Butler, 1st Duke of Ormonde and his wife, Lady Elizabeth Preston, on 26 October 1662'. He rebuilt Chatsworth House. He was also a famous womaniser.
  • 'Devonshire and Lady Mary Butler had four children:
    • Lady Elizabeth Cavendish (1670–1741), married Sir John Wentworth, 1st Baronet and had issue
    • William Cavendish, 2nd Duke of Devonshire (c. 1672 – 4 June 1729)
    • Lord Henry Cavendish (1673 – 10 May 1700)
    • Lord James Cavendish (d. 14 December 1751)
  • Cavendish was given an honorary MA by Cambridge University in 1705.[1]
  • See also
  • Chatsworth House – includes an account of the Duke's reconstruction of the house.
  • List of deserters from James II to William of Orange
  • References
  • 1.^ Venn, J.; Venn, J. A., eds. (1922–1958). "Cavendish, William". Alumni Cantabrigienses (10 vols) (online ed.). Cambridge University Press.
  • Leo van de Pas genealogies
  • From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Cavendish,_1st_Duke_of_Devonshire
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Lady Mary Butler of Ormond's Timeline

1646
1646
Kilkenny Castle, Tipperary, Ireland
1662
October 26, 1662
Age 16
Kilkenny Castle, Tipperary, Ireland
1672
1672
Age 26
1672
Age 26
Hardwick, Derbyshire, England
1673
1673
Age 27
1677
1677
Age 31
1681
1681
Age 35
1710
July 31, 1710
Age 64
Devonshire House, Middlesex, London, England
August 6, 1710
Age 64
Westminster Abbey, London, England