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William Cavendish, 2nd Duke of Devonshire, was born 1672 to William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire (1640-1707) and Mary Butler (1646-1710) and died 4 June 1729 in London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom of unspecified causes. He married Rachel Russell (1674-1725) 21 June 1688 in London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom. Notable ancestors include William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899), Rurik (c832-879), Henry II of England (1133-1189). Ancestors are from the United Kingdom, France, Germany, England, Russia, Ukraine, Spain, Portugal, Belgium, Ireland, Israel, Hungary, the Netherlands, Belarus, Italy, Turkey.




Children


Offspring of William Cavendish, 2nd Duke of Devonshire and Rachel Russell (1674-1725)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Henrietta Heneage Cavendish (c1690-1718)
William Cavendish (c1692-?)
John Cavendish (c1694-1720)
Mary Cavendish (1696-1715)
William Cavendish, 3rd Duke of Devonshire (1698-1755) 26 September 1698 Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom 5 December 1755 Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom Catherine Hoskins (c1700-1777)

Rachel Cavendish (1699-1780)
Elizabeth Cavendish (1700-1747)
James Cavendish (1701-1741)
Charles Cavendish (1703-1703)
Charles Cavendish (1704-1783)
Catherine Cavendish (1707-1755)
Anna Cavendish (1710-)
Diana Cavendish (c1712-1721)



Namesakes of William Cavendish, 2nd Duke of Devonshire (1672-1729)

 Birth placeDeath placeFatherMotherJoined with
William Cavendish, 3rd Earl of Devonshire (1617-1684)Hardwicke, Derby, England, United KingdomRoehampton House, Putney, Surrey, England, United KingdomWilliam Cavendish, 2nd Earl of Devonshire (c1590-1628)Christian Bruce (1595-1674)Elizabeth Cecil (1619-1689)
William Cavendish, 3rd Duke of Devonshire (1698-1755)Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire, England, United KingdomChatsworth House, Derbyshire, England, United KingdomWilliam Cavendish, 2nd Duke of Devonshire (1672-1729)Rachel Russell (1674-1725)Catherine Hoskins (c1700-1777)
William Cavendish (c1505-1557)Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, England, United KingdomThomas Cavendish (-1523)Alice Smith (-1515)Margaret Bostock (-1540)+Elizabeth Conyngsby (-1546)+Elizabeth Hardwick (1527-1608)
William Cavendish, 5th Duke of Devonshire (1748-1811)Piccadilly, London, England, United KingdomWilliam Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire (1720-1764)Charlotte Elizabeth Boyle, 6th Baroness Clifford (1731-1754)Georgiana Spencer (1757-1806)+Elizabeth Christiana Hervey (1757-1824)
William Cavendish, 2nd Earl of Devonshire (c1590-1628)William Cavendish, 1st Earl of Devonshire (1552-1626)Anne Keighley (1566-1598)Christian Bruce (1595-1674)
William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire (1720-1764)Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire, England, United KingdomSpa, Liège, BelgiumWilliam Cavendish, 3rd Duke of Devonshire (1698-1755)Catherine Hoskins (c1700-1777)Charlotte Elizabeth Boyle, 6th Baroness Clifford (1731-1754)
William Cavendish, 1st Earl of Devonshire (1552-1626)Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire, England, United KingdomWilliam Cavendish (c1505-1557)Elizabeth Hardwick (1527-1608)Anne Keighley (1566-1598)+Elizabeth Boughton (c1555-)
William Cavendish, 2nd Duke of Devonshire (1672-1729)London, Greater London, England, United KingdomWilliam Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire (1640-1707)Mary Butler (1646-1710)Rachel Russell (1674-1725)
William Cavendish, 7th Duke of Devonshire (1808-1891)Holker Hall, Cumbria, England, United KingdomWilliam Cavendish (1783-1812)Louisa O'Callaghan (1779-1863)Blanche Georgiana Howard (1812-1840)
William Cavendish (1969)Peregrine Andrew Morny Cavendish, 12th Duke of Devonshire (1944)Amanda Carmen Heywood-Lonsdale (1944)Laura Anne Roundell (1972)
William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire (1640-1707)Devonshire House, London, Greater London, England, United KingdomWilliam Cavendish, 3rd Earl of Devonshire (1617-1684)Elizabeth Cecil (1619-1689)Mary Butler (1646-1710)
William Cavendish (1783-1812)George Augustus Henry Cavendish, 1st Earl of Burlington (1754-1834)Elizabeth Compton (1760-1835)Louisa O'Callaghan (1779-1863)
William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Newcastle (1593-1676)Welbeck Abbey, Nottinghamshire, England, United KingdomCharles Cavendish (1553-1617)Catherine Ogle, 8th Baroness Ogle (c1570-1629)Elizabeth Basset (1592-1643)+Margaret Lucas (c1625-1673)
William George Cavendish, 2nd Baron Chesham (1815-1882)Latimers, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England, United KingdomCharles Compton Cavendish, 1st Baron Chesham (1793-1863)Catherine Susan Gordon (1792-1866)Henrietta Frances Lascelles (1830-1884)
William George Spencer Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire (1790-1858)Paris, FranceHardwick Hall, Derbyshire, England, United KingdomWilliam Cavendish, 5th Duke of Devonshire (1748-1811)Georgiana Spencer (1757-1806)
William John Robert Cavendish, Marquess of Hartington (1917-1944)Heppen, BelgiumEdward William Spencer Cavendish, 10th Duke of Devonshire (1895-1950)Mary Alice Gascoyne-Cecil (1895-1988)Kathleen Agnes Kennedy (1920-1948)



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