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Burlington, Earl of (UK, 1831)

 

Creation: let. pat. 10 Sep 1831

 

Family name: Cavendish

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Arms:

See Duke of Devonshire

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George Augustus Henry [Cavendish], 1st Earl of Burlington

3rd son of William [Cavendish], 4th Duke of Devonshire, by his wife Lady Charlotte Boyle, suo jure Baroness Clifford, only surv. dau. and hrss .of Richard [Boyle], 4th Earl of Cork and 3rd Earl of Burlington

born

21 Mar 1754

mar.

27 Feb 1782 Lady Elizabeth Compton (b. 25 Jun 1760; d. 7 Apr 1835), only dau. and hrss. of Charles [Compton], 7th Earl of Northampton, by his wife Lady Anne Somerset, 1st dau. of Charles [Somerset], 4th Duke of Beaufort

children

1. Col William Cavendish MP (b. 10 Jan 1783 ; dvp. 14 Jan 1812), mar. 18 Jul 1807 his second cousin Hon Louisa O'Callaghan (d. 18 Apr 1863), 1st dau. of Cornelius [O'Callaghan], 1st Baron Lismore, by his wife Frances Ponsonby, sister of William [Ponsonby], 1st Baron Ponsonby of Imokilly, and 2nd dau. of Rt Hon John Ponsonby MP, Speaker of the Irish House of Commons (by his wife Lady Elizabeth Cavendish, 2nd dau. of William [Cavendish], 3rd Duke of Devonshire), 2nd son by his first wife of Brabazon [Ponsonby], 1st Earl of Bessborough, and had issue:

1a. William Cavendish, later 2nd Earl of Burlington later 7th Duke of Devonshire

2a. Lord George Henry Cavendish MP, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1837 and of a Duke by Royal Warrant 1858 (b. 19 Aug 1810 ; d. 23 Sep 1880), mar. 4 Jul 1835 Lady Louisa Lascelles (d. 10 Mar 1886), 4th dau. of Henry [Lascelles], 2nd Earl of Harewood, by his wife  Henrietta Sebright, 1st dau. of Lt Gen Sir John Saunders Sebright, 6th Bt., and had issue

3a. Lord Richard Cavendish, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1837 and of a Duke by Royal Warrant 1858 (b. 3 Jul 1812; d. 19 Nov 1873)

1a. Lady Fanny Cavendish, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1837 and of a Duke by Royal Warrant 1858 (b. c. 1809; d. 30 Dec 1885), mar. 1 Jul 1837 Frederick John Howard MP (b. 1 Mar 1814; d. 28 Feb 1897), 1st son and heir of Col Hon Frederick Howard (by his wife Frances Susan Lambton, sister of John George [Lambton], 1st Earl of Durham, and only dau. of William Henry Lambton MP, of Lambton Hall, co. Durham), 3rd but 2nd surv. son of Frederick [Howard], 5th Earl of Carlisle, and had issue

2. George Henry Compton Cavendish (b. 14 Oct 1784; dvp. 22 Jan 1809)

3. Gen Hon Henry Frederick Compton Cavendish (b. 5 Nov 1789; d. 5 Apr 1873), mar. (1) 24 Oct 1811 Sarah Fawkener (d. Nov 1817), dau. of William Augustus Fawkener, and (2) 16 Jun 1819 Frances Susan Howard (widow of Col Hon Frederick Howard, 3rd but 2nd surv. son of Frederick [Howard], 5th Earl of Carlisle; d. 23 Nov 1840), sister of John George [Lambton], 1st Earl of Durham, and only dau. of William Henry Lambton MP, of Lambton Hall, co. Durham, and (3) 28 Jan 1873 Susanna Emma Byerlie (d. 1910), dau. of William Byerlie, had issue by his first and second wives

4. Hon Charles Compton Cavendish, later 1st Baron Chesham

1. Lady Anne Cavendish (d. 27 May 1871), mar. 25 Oct 1825 Lt Col Rt Hon Lord Charles FitzRoy MP, Vice Chamberlain of the Household (b. 28 Feb 1791; d. 17 Jun 1865), 2nd son of George Henry [FitzRoy], 4th Duke of Grafton, by his wife Lady Charlotte Maria Waldegrave, 2nd dau. and cohrss. of James [Waldegrave], 2nd Earl Waldegrave, and had issue

2. Lady Caroline Cavendish (d. 9 Jan 1867)

died

4 May 1834

created

10 Sep 1831 Baron Cavendish of Keighley, of Keighley in the County of York, and Earl of Burlington

suc. by

grandson

note

Member of Parliament (Whig) for Knaresborough 1775-80, for Derby 1780-96, and for Derbyshire 1797-1831

 

William [Cavendish], 2nd Earl of Burlington later 7th Duke of Devonshire, KG PC

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suc. his cousin once removed 17 Jan 1858 as 7th Duke of Devonshire

 

The Earldom of Burlington has been held by the Dukes of Devonshire since 17 Jan 1858.

 

 Last updated 31 Oct 2004

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