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Charles Cavendish (1553 - 1617)

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Sir Charles Cavendish
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Died in Bolsover, Derbyshiremap [uncertain]
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Sir Charles Cavendish, Knt. of Welbeck (b. Nov. 1553 - d. 04 Apr 1617).[1]

bur. Bolsover, Derbyshire[1]



Charles is the son of William Cavendish and his third wife, Bess Hardwick. His first wife is Margaret, daughter and co-heiress of Thomas Kitson of Hengrave. Catherine, daughter of Cuthbert, 7th Baron Ogle and Catherine Carnaby, is his second.[2]


  • Father: Sir William Cavendish[3]
  • Mother: Elizabeth "Bess", dau. of John Hardwick.[3] Issue:[1]
  • Henry Cavendish
  • William Cavendish II
  • Charles


m.1 (1581) Margaret Kitson 1581[1][4]

m.2 (1592) Catherine Ogle, 8th Baroness of Ogle.[5] Issue:

  • William, 1st Duke of Newcastle[5][6]


  • Cavendish, Sir Charles (1553-1617), of Welbeck Abbey, Notts. HOP. Web.[1]
  • Gage, J. (1822). The History and Antiquities of Hengrave, in Suffolk, pp. 184. London: James Carpenter. Google Books.[2][7]
  • Ogle, H.A. (1902). Ogle and Bothal: A History of the Baronies of Ogle, Bothal, and Hepple, and of the Families of Ogle and Bertram. Print.[3]

Citations and Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 HOP
  2. Ogle, 1902
  3. 3.0 3.1 widow of Robert Barley
  4. dau. and co-h. Thomas Kitson of Hengrave
  5. 5.0 5.1
  6. heir
  7. "Sir Charles Cavendish, of Welbeck abbey, in Nottinghamshire, brother of William Earl of Devonshire";
    see also: Space:The History and Antiquities of Hengrave, in Suffolk

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Cavendish descendants by Stevens (2008)
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Cavendish pedigree by Hunter (1814)
Cavendish pedigree by Hunter (1814)


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