Robert Rich, 3rd Earl of Warwick
b.28 Jun 1611
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Robert Rich, 3rd Earl of Warwick (28 June 1611 – 29 May 1659 in London), was the son of Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick and Frances Hatton. His only son, also Robert, predeceased him by 15 months dying of consumption . The earldom passed to the 3rd Earl's brother Charles.
Lord Warwick married Lady Anne Cavendish, the daughter of William Cavendish, 2nd Earl of Devonshire, on 9 April 1632 at Battersea, Surrey. Their child, Robert, was the Earl's only son :
- Robert married Frances Cromwell, daughter of Oliver Cromwell in 1657 but he died of consumption within three months of the marriage on 16 February 1658 (1657/1658), leaving no children and his widow remarried Sir John Russell, 3rd Baronet.
Robert Rich married secondly Anne Cheeke, daughter of Sir Thomas Cheeke and Essex Rich. Their children were:
Lord Warwick is buried in Felsted, Essex.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Robert Rich, 3rd Earl of Warwick, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
- Robert Rich, 3rd Earl of Warwick, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.