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Cadogan, Earl (GB, 1718 - 1726)


Creation: let.pat. 8 May 1718


Extinct: 17 Jul 1726


Family name: Cadogan




See Earl Cadogan



Henry Cadogan, of Liscartan, co. Meath

son of Maj William Cadogan MP, of Liscartan, co. Meath, by his second wife Elizabeth Roberts, dau. of ..... Roberts, of Carnarvon




c. 31 Jul 1671 Bridget Waller (d. Dec 1721), dau. of Maj Gen Sir Hardress Waller, of Castletown, co. Limerick, English parliamentarian and regicide, Governor of Cork and of Limerick (by his wife Elizabeth Dowdall), son of George Waller, of Groombridge, co. Kent, by his wife Mary Hardress, dau. of Richard Hardress


1. William Cadogan, later 1st Baron Cadogan later 1st Earl Cadogan

2. Lt Andrew Cadogan (d. 11 Sep 1693)

3. Charles Cadogan, later 2nd Baron Cadogan

1. Frances Cadogan (d. young)

2. Penelope Cadogan (d. 1746), mar. 10 Aug 1697 Brig Gen Sir Thomas Prendergast, 1st Bt. MP, of Gort, co. Galway, and had issue


13 Jan 1713/4


High Sheriff of co. Meath 1700


William [Cadogan], 1st Baron Cadogan later 1st Earl Cadogan, KT PC




Margaret Cecilia Munter (b. 29 Jul 1675; dspm. 22 Oct 1749), dau. of Dr John Munter, Councillor of the Court of Holland, by his wife Margaret Tripp, dau. of Hendrick Tripp, of Amsterdam, by his wife Cecilia Godin


1. Lady Sarah Cadogan, Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Caroline (b. 18 Sep 1706; d. 25 Aug 1751), mar. 4 Dec 1719 Charles [Lennox], 2nd Duke of Richmond, and had issue

2. Lady Margaret Cadogan, mar. 11 Jan 1738 Hon Charles John Bentinck (b. 2 Jun 1708; d. 18 Mar 1779), 2nd son by his second wife of Hans William [Bentinck], 1st Earl of Portland


s.p.m. 17 Jul 1726


21 Jun 1716 Baron Cadogan, of Reading in the County of Berkshire

8 May 1718 Baron Cadogan, of Oakley in the County of Buckingham, Viscount Caversham, of Caversham in the County of Oxford, and Earl Cadogan, with a special remainder in respect of the Barony of Cadogan only, failing the heirs male of his body, to his brother Charles Cadogan in like manner


Col 1694, Col of the 7th Horse 1703-12, Brig Gen 1704, Maj Gen 1706, Lieut Gen 1709; present at the Battles of Schellenburg, Blenheim, Ramillies, Oudenarde and Malplaquet; Member of Parliament (Whig) for Woodstock 1705-16; Lieutenant of the Tower of London 1706-13; Envoy to Hanover 1706 and to the Hague 1707-10 and 1714; Master of the Robes 1714-26; Ambassador to the Hague 1714-16 and 1716-20; Col of the Coldstream Foot Guards 1714-22; Governor of the Isle of Wight 1715-26; Commander-in-Chief of the Forces in Scotland 1716; Knight of the Thistle 1716; High Steward of Reading 1716; Privy Councillor 1717; General of all the Foot 1717; Col of the 1st Regiment of Foot Guards 1722-26; Master General of the Ordnance 1722-25; a Lord Justice of the Realm 1723


On the death of the 1st Earl Cadogan the Earldom of Cadogan and the Viscountcy of Caversham created in 1718 and the Barony of Cadogan (of Reading) created in 1716 all became extinct, whilst the Barony of Cadogan (of Oakley) created in 1718 passed to his brother, Charles Cadogan.


Last amended 19 Apr 2011



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