Henry Cavendish

Henry Cavendish (1550 - 1616)

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Henry Cavendish
Born in Chatsworth, Derbyshire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Sheffield, Yorkshire, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Chatsworth, Derbyshire, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 11 Mar 2011
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Biography

Eldest son and heir of his parents, but disinherited by his mother, from whom he was long estranged.

His mother and stepfather married him to his 8-year-old stepsister. This probably explains a lot.

He became a notorious libertine, described as "the common bull of Derbyshire and Staffordshire", and fathered at least 8 illegitimate children - one might imagine many more.

Held a seat in Parliament for many years, but seems to have been too busy to take part in any actual politics.

Name

Henry Hardwick Cavendish[1]
Henry Cavendish[1]

Death

12 October 1616 Chatsworth, Derbyshire, England[1]

Object

Henry Cavendish
Henry Cavendish
Cavendish coat of arms
Henry Cavendish & Grace Talbot

Sources

http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=21433592&pid=752
http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=62488236&pid=1205

Footnotes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Dictionary of National Biography
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Cavendish_(politician)


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Cavendish pedigree by Hunter (1814)
Cavendish pedigree by Hunter (1814)

Unknown Tudor Gentleman, possibly Henry Cavendish
Unknown Tudor Gentleman, possibly Henry Cavendish

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On 27 Oct 2015 at 17:40 GMT Rick Pierpont wrote:

Cavendish-100 and Cavendish-29 appear to represent the same person because: Same parents. Same wife.

On 11 Apr 2015 at 09:12 GMT Robin Wood wrote:

Cavendish-100 and Cavendish-29 do not represent the same person because: Different people, insuficient data to justify merging



Henry is 17 degrees from Claude Monet, 17 degrees from Gigi Tanksley and 12 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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