See also:family, had previously been held by
See also:Blount (1563-1606), 8th
See also:Lord Mountjoy,
See also:grandson of the 4th Lord Mountjoy (d . 1534), the
See also:pupil of
See also:Erasmus; he was created
See also:earl of Devonshire in 1603 for his services in
See also:Ireland, where he became famous in subduing the
See also:rebellion between 1600 and 1603; but the title became
See also:extinct at his
See also:death . In the Cavendish
See also:line the 1st earl of Devonshire was
See also:William (d . 1626), second son of
See also:Sir William Cavendish (q.v.), and of
See also:Elizabeth Hardwick, who afterwards married the 6th earl of
See also:Shrewsbury . 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:original members of the Royal Society, who married a daughter of the 2nd earl of
See also:Salisbury .
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