William Cavendish KG KB PC (1592 - 1676)
William "1st Duke of of Newcastle, Marquess of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Viscount Mansfield,"
KG KB PC
6 Dec 1592
Handsworth Manor, Yorkshire, England
25 Dec 1676
Welbeck Abbey, Nottinghamshire, England
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1st Viscount Mansfield later 1st Earl of Newcastle-upon-Tyne later 1st Marquess of Newcastle-upon-Tyne later 1st Duke of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, KG PC
William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Newcastle
Cavendish was a Royalist during the English Civil Wars. In fact, he raised his own troops, and funded the king's wars to the tune of almost £1,000,000.
He was only created Duke of Newcastle after the Restoration. His second wife Margaret Lucas, is notable among early female writers.
1st Duke of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Marquess of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
1620: Viscount Mansfield
07 March 1628: Earl of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
1629: 9th Baron of Ogle
Knight of the Bath
b. 06 Dec 1592 Handsworth Manor, Yorkshire
d. 25 Dec 1676 Welbeck Abbey
Burial: Westminster Abbey
p. Sir Charles Cavendish of Wellbeck and Catherine Ogle, 8th Baroness of Ogle
m.1 Elizabeth Basset (anti. 1602 – 17 Apr 1643), the daughter of William Basset of Blore, Staffordshire and Judith Austen; widow of Henry Howard, third son of 1st Earl of Suffolk. Issue: 10
Henry, 2nd Duke of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (d. 1691). No issue.
Margaret m. John Holles, Earl of Clare, in 1694: created Duke of Newcastle-upon-Tyne;
Elizabeth Cavendish (c. 1627 – 14 Jun 1663) m. John Egerton, 2nd Earl of Bridgewater. Issue.
Frances Cavendish (anti. 1641 – 15 Aug 1678) m. 2nd Earl of Bolingbroke
m.2 Margaret Lucas, the daughter of Sir Thomas Lucas of St John's, Colchester;
Méthode et invention nouvelle de dresser les chevaux (1658)
A New Method and Extraordinary Invention to Dress Horses and Work them according to Nature... (1667)
La methode et inuention nouuelle de dresser les cheuaux par le tres-noble, haut, et tres-puissant prince Guillaume marquis et comte de Newcastle ..., 1658 (in French)
The Country Captain, or Captain Underwit (printed 1649)
The Varietie (printed 1649)
The Humorous Lovers (performed 1667, printed 1677)
The Triumphant Widow (performed 1674, printed 1677) From the Collections at the Library of Congress
↑ www.historicalportraits.com ↑ Cavendish, Sir Charles (1553-1617), of Welbeck Abbey, Notts. www.historyofparliamentonline.org
Wikipedia: William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Newcastle
Chalmers, Alexander. (London, 1813) The General Biographical Dictionary Vol. 8, Page 481-91
Ogle, Henry Asgill. (Reid, England, 1902) Page 72
Ogle and Bothal Deering, Charles. (George Ayscough & Thomas Willington, Nottingham, 1751) Nottinghamia Vetus et Nova Page 191
(Staffordshire Record Society, 1912) Third Series, Collections for a History of Staffordshire Page 331
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