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William Cavendish, 2nd Duke of Devonshire
b.1672
d.4 Jun 1729
m. 26 Oct 1662
  1. William Cavendish, 2nd Duke of Devonshire1672 - 1729
  2. Lord Henry Cavendish1673 - 1700
  3. Lord James Cavendishbef 1707 - 1751
  • HWilliam Cavendish, 2nd Duke of Devonshire1672 - 1729
  • WHon. Rachel Russell1673/74 - 1725
m. 21 Jun 1688
  1. William Cavendish, 3rd Duke of Devonshire1698 - 1755
  2. Lady Rachel Cavendish1699 - 1780
  3. Lady Elizabeth Cavendish1700 - 1747
  4. Lord James Cavendish1701 - 1741
  5. Lord Charles Cavendish1704 - 1783
  • HWilliam Cavendish, 2nd Duke of Devonshire1672 - 1729
m.
  1. Henrietta Cavendish - 1717/8
Facts and Events
Name William Cavendish, 2nd Duke of Devonshire
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1672
Marriage 21 Jun 1688 to Hon. Rachel Russell
Marriage  Cohabitation without marriage formalities?  
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Death[1] 4 Jun 1729


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William Cavendish, 2nd Duke of Devonshire KG, PC (1672 – 4 June 1729) was a British nobleman and politician, the eldest son of William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire and Lady Mary Butler. A prominent Whig, he was sworn of the Privy Council in 1707, and served as Lord President of the Council from 1716 to 1717 and 1725 to 1729. He married The Hon. Rachel Russell (1674–1725), daughter of William, Lord Russell on 21 June 1688.

They had five children:

  1. William Cavendish, 3rd Duke of Devonshire (26 September 1698 – 5 December 1755)
  2. Lady Rachel Cavendish (4 October 1699 – 18 June 1780) married Sir William Morgan on 14 May 1723
  3. Lady Elizabeth Cavendish (27 September 1700 – 7 November 1747) married Sir Thomas Lowther, 2nd Baronet
  4. Lord James Cavendish (23 November 1701 – 14 December 1741)
  5. Lord Charles Cavendish (17 March 1704 – 28 April 1783) married Anne Grey on 9 January 1727, father of Henry Cavendish

Sir William also had an illegitimate child:

  1. Henrietta Cavendish (c.1684 – 11 January 1717) married Lionel Tollemache, Lord Huntingtower, son of Lionel Tollemache, 3rd Earl of Dysart and Grace Wilbraham.
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References
  1. 1.0 1.1 William Cavendish, 2nd Duke of Devonshire, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2.   Cokayne, George Edward, and Vicary Gibbs; et al. The complete peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, extant, extinct, or dormant [2nd ed.]. (London: St. Catherine Press, 1910-59), 4:344.