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 EARLS AND DUKES OF DEVONSHIRE - LoveToKnow Article on EARLS AND DUKES OF DEVONSHIRE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
He was created earl of Devonshire in 1618 by James I., and was succeeded by William, 2nd earl (1591-1628), and the latter by his son William (1617-1684), a prominent royalist, and one of the original members of the Royal Society, who married a daughter of the 2nd earl of Salisbury.
WILLIAM CAVENDISH, 1st duke of Devonshire (164o-17o7), English statesman, eldest son of the earl of Devonshire last mentioned, was born on the 25th of January 1640.
He was created marquis of Hartington and duke of Devonshire in 1694 by William and Mary, on the same day on which the head of the house of Russell was created duke of Bedford.
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 Mountjoy Blount - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The family title was revived in his favour in 1618, when he was created Baron Mountjoy, of Mountjoy Fort, Co. Tyrone, in the peerage of Ireland; and Baron Mountjoy of Thurveston, Derbyshire, in the peerage of England.
In the same year he was appointed to command, with the rank of rear-admiral, the expedition for the relief of Rochelle; in 1634 he was made master of the ordnance.
He took the popular side at the beginning of the trouble between Charles I and the parliament, and was an eager opponent of Strafford.
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 Charles BLOUNT (1° E. Devonshire)
Charles Blount, 1st Earl of Devon and 8th Baron Mountjoy served as Lord Deputy and as Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland during the Elizabethan and Jacobean eras.
In 1600 AD Charles Blount was sent to Ireland as the last viceroy of Queen Elizabeth.
Mountjoy became Earl of Devonshire; Lady Rich, daughter of a junior Earl and wife of a junior baron, was given precedence of all barons' wives and almost all earls' daughters.
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 Penelope Blount, Countess of Devon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Penelope Devereux, Countess of Devon (1562-1607), was the daughter of Walter Devereux, 1st Earl of Essex and his wife Lettice Knollys, daughter of Sir Francis Knollys and Lady Catherine Carey.
Catherine was daughter of Lady Mary Boleyn by either her husband Sir William Carey, Gentleman of the Privy Chamber or her lover Henry VIII of England.
Penelope married Charles Blount, 1st Earl of Devonshire, as her second husband.
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 RICH, RICHARD, 1ST BARON RICH - LoveToKnow Article on RICH, RICHARD, 1ST BARON RICH   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Lady Rich was the mother of six children by her husband when she contracted in 1595 an open liaison with Charles Blount, 8th Lord Mountjoy, a brilliant courtier and favorite of Elizabeth, to whom she had long been attached.
Mountjoy was created earl of Devonshire on the accession of James I., and Lady Rich was in high favor at court.
The second, Henry Rich, earl of Holland, was beheaded in 1649 for his share in the second Civil War., Her eldest son by Mountjoy,Mount joy'Blount, Baron Mountjoy and earl of Newport (c.
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 Duke of Devonshire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Dukes of Devonshire are members of the aristocratic Cavendish family in the United Kingdom.
Many of the Dukes of Devonshire have been prominent politicians, including one prime minister, one leader of the Liberal Party, and one Governor-General of Canada.
The Duke of Devonshire holds the subsidiary titles of Marquess of Hartington, Earl of Devonshire, Earl of Burlington, Baron Cavendish of Hardwick, and Baron Cavendish of Keighley.
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Charles Blount, 1st Earl of Devon and 8th Baron Mountjoy (1563 - April 3, 1606) served as Lord Deputy and as Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland during the Elizabethan and Jacobean eras.
The grandson of William Blount, Charles became the most notable of the later holders of the dukedom.
In 1602 the earl of Tyrone made his submission to Mountjoy in Dublin; and after the accession of James I in 1603 Mountjoy continued in office with the more distinguished title of Lord-Lieutenant (1603 - 1606).
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Essex.JPG Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex (10 November 1566 - 25 February 1601), favourite of Queen Elizabeth I of England, is the best-known of the many holders of the title "Earl of Essex".
Earl of Essex is a title that has been held by several families and individuals, of which the best-known and most closely associated with the title was Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex (1566 - 1601).
In 1611 Edward Devereux, a younger son of Walter Devereux, 1st Viscount Hereford, was created a baronet by King James I. On the death of the 4th viscount (also the 3rd Earl of Essex), Sir Edward's son Walter succeeded to the viscouncty, and the baronetcy and viscountcy have remained merged.
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 LAUD - LoveToKnow Article on LAUD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In 1601 he took ^rders, in 1603 becoming chaplain to Charles Blount, earl of Devonshire.
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The title of Earl of Devon was created several times in the Peerage of England, and was possessed first by the de Reviers family, and later for the Courtenay.
It is not to be confused with the title of "Earl of Devonshire", held along with the title of Duke of Devonshire by the Cavendish family, although the patent for the creation of those peerages used the same Latin words, Comes Devon.
Unlike the Dukes of Devonshire, the Earls of Devon are strongly connected with the county of Devon.
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 DEVONSHIRE, EARLS AND DUKES OF - Online Information article about DEVONSHIRE, EARLS AND DUKES OF   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
He was created earl of Devonshire in 1618 by See also:
James I., and was succeeded by William, 2nd earl (1591-1628), and the latter by his son William (1617-1684), a prominent royalist, and one of the See also:
DEVONSHIRE, EARLS AND DUKES OF
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 Charles Blount Biography
Between 1586 and 1598 Blount spent a lot of time on the continent, serving in the Netherlands and in Brittany.
He joined Essex and Sir Walter Raleigh in their expedition to the Azores in 1597, along with his distant cousin, Sir Christopher Blount (1565-1601), who married Essex's mother, the Countess of Essex, and was afterwards executed for complicity in Essex's treason.
As he left no legitimate children the Earl's titles became extinct at his death.
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 Blount Coat of Arms, Family Crest
First found in Suffolk where the Blounts or Blunts, as they are more modernly called, trace their heritage to the Scandinavian rulers of Denmark, the Viking ancestors of the Normans, specifically to Rudolph, Count of Guisnes, who nobly assisted Duke William of Normandy to conquer the Saxons at Hastings, in 1066.
Some of the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: John Blount who settled in North Carolina in 1675; Thomas Blount settled in North Carolina in 1695; John Blount settled in Maryland in 1775; John Blunt settled in Virginia in 1652.
A seat or family seat was the principal manor of a medieval lord, which was normally an elegant country mansion and usually denoted that the family held political and economic influences in the area.
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 Master-General of the Ordnance Info - Bored Net - Boredom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The position was frequently a cabinet level one, especially in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
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 physics - Charles Blount, 1st Earl of Devon
(Christopher had married Essex's mother, Lettice Knollys, the Countess of Essex, and he was afterwards executed for complicity in Essex's treason.) In 1600 Mountjoy went to Ireland as lord deputy in succession to Essex, where he succeeded in suppressing the rebellion of Hugh O'Neill, 2nd Earl of Tyrone, whom Essex had failed to subdue.
Mountjoy brought the Nine Years War to an end by relentless scorched earth tactics in the rebel's stronghold of Ulster.
In 1603 the earl of Tyrone made his submission to Mountjoy ay Melifont, near Dundalk after the accession of James I.
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 Master-General of the Ordnance - FreeEncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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 Charles Blount, 8th Lord Mountjoy --  Encyclopædia Britannica
also called (1603–06) earl of Devonshire soldier, English lord deputy of Ireland, whose victory at Kinsale, County Cork, in 1601 led to the conquest of Ireland by English forces.
The second son of James Blount, 6th Lord Mountjoy, he succeeded to the family peerage on the death of his elder brother, the 7th Lord, in 1594.
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 Penelope Devereux, Lady Rich - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Penelope Devereux, Lady Rich   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Penelope Devereux (1562 - 1607), Lady Rich, was the daughter of Walter Devereux, 1st Earl of Essex and his wife Lettice Knollys, daughter of Sir Francis Knollys and Lady Catherine Carey.
Catherine was daughter of Lady Mary Boleyn by either her husband William Carey, Gentleman of the Privy Chamber or her lover Henry VIII of England.
Sometime before 1591, she married Robert Rich, 1st Earl of Warwick.They were parents of Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick and Henry Rich, 1st Earl of Holland.
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With Blount and Essex having recently failed their attempt to seize the Court, and take the Queen into power, HRM was no longer looking favorably upon this match.
He then rode off to Lady Meridith's brother Charles Bount, 1st Earl Of Devonshire and 8th Lord of Montjoy and arranged for the marriage to take place on his Devonshire estate.
Charles Blount having spent much money to bribe all the servants to keep quite apparently did not spend quite enough.
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 Penelope Devereux, Lady Rich   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
'''Penelope Devereux''' (1562 - 1607), Lady Rich, was the daughter of Walter Devereux, 1st Earl of Essex and his wife Lettice Knollys, daughter of Sir Francis Knollys.
Sometime before 1591, she married Robert Rich, 1st Earl of Warwick She was the "Stella" in the work Astrophel and Stella (1591) by Philip Sidney, her stepfather Robert's nephew.
No, what is really growing wealthy at her expense, and under her very eyes, should have us who have cared to attend to it, how once on a time Nicias, the son let out to Sosias, a Thracian, on the following terms.
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 CHARLES BLOUNT - Online Information article about CHARLES BLOUNT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Christopher Blount (1565—16o1), who was afterwards executed for complicity in Essex's See also:
In 1602 the earl of Tyrone made his submission to Mountjoy in See also:
ordnance and created earl of Devonshire, extensive estates being also granted to him.
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William Laud (October 7, 1573 - January 10, 1645) was Archbishop of Canterbury and a fervent supporter of Charles I of England whom he encouraged to believe in the Divine Right of Kings.
In 1605, somewhat against his will, he obliged his patron, Charles Blount, earl of Devonshire, by performing his marriage service--to a divorcée.
Laud was a sincere Anglican and loyal Englishman, who must have been frustrated at the charges of Popery levelled against him by the Puritan element in the Church.
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Edward Blount of Sodington, Sheriff of Shropshire (dsp)
Charles Blount, 8th Lord Mountjoy, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, Earl of Devonshire (b c1562, d 03.04.1606)
The children of this marriage were born whilst Penelope was married to Robert Rich, 1st Earl of Warwick, and so were illegitimate.
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 Master-General of the Ordnance explained   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Board of Ordnance, which had its headquarters in the Tower of London, was abolished in 1855, but the title of Master-General still exists as the title of the Fourth Military Member of the Army Board, who oversees procurement and research and development and usually holds the rank of Lieutenant General.
George Carew, 1st Lord Carew, 1st Earl of Totnes (1626) 1608–1629
We must consider "light" and "darkness" to independently of the existence of sun, moon, and stars.
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