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Families covered: Cavendish of Cavendish Overhall, Cavendish of Chatsworth, Cavendish of Newcastle

Sir John Cavendish of Cavendish Overhall (d 15.06.1381, Chief Justice, Treasurer) ## possibly here or here ##
BP1934 (Devonshire) starts with Sir John having made it clear that, whilst it is widely reported that he was "the son of a member of the baronial family of Gernon", there remains some uncertainty on this. BP2003 (Devonshire) does not even mention that possibility. [Wikipedia ("John Cavendish (1346(sb 1340?)-1381)") is one of those supporting that view.] However, it appears that he may be being confused with John Gernon alias Cavendish of Grimston Hall. The second possible connection shown above, taking the pedigree one generation further back to another John, was suggested by MGH in 1895.
m. Alice (dau of John de Odyngseles)
1. Sir Andrew Cavendish of Cavendish Overhall, Sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk (d 1396)
  m. Rose0
  A. William Cavendish of Cavendish Overhall
2. Sir John Cavendish
  m. Joan Clopton (dau of Sir William Clopton of Clopton)
  A. William Cavendish of Cavendish Overhall (d 1433)
  m. Joan Staventon
  i. Thomas Cavendish of Cavendish Overhall (d 1477)
  m. Katherine Scudamore (d 15.09.1499)
  a. Thomas Cavendish of Cavendish Overhall (d 1523)
  m1. Alice Smith (d 12.11.1515, dau of John Smith of Podbrook Hall)
  (1) George Cavendish of Cavendish Overhall (d c1562)
(A) William Cavendish of Cavendish Overhall (a 1569)
  (B) Ralph Cavendish
  (2) Sir William Cavendish of Chatsworth (d 25.10.1557)
  m1. Margaret Bostock (dau of Edmund Bostock of Walcroft)
  (A)+ 4 surviving daughters
  m2. Elizabeth Conyngsby (dau of Thomas Conyngsby)
  (E)+ 2 daughters
  m3. Elizabeth Hardwick, "Building Bess of Hardwicke" (d 13.02.1607, dau of John Hardwick of Hardwick Hall)
  (G) Henry Cavendish of Tutbury Priory (b 10.1550, dspl 10.10.1616)
  m. Grace Talbot (d after 1625, dau of George Talbot, 6th Earl of Shrewsbury)
(H) Sir William Cavendish of Chatsworth, 1st Earl of Devonshire (d 03.03.1625-6)
  m1. Anne Keighley (dau of Henry Keighley of Keighley)
  m2. (before 1619) Elizabeth Boughton (dau of Edward Boughton of Causton)
  (I) Sir Charles Cavendish of Stoke and Welbeck Abbey (b c1553, d 04.04.1617)
  m1. (c1582) Margaret Kitson (d c1582, dau of Sir Thomas Kitson of Hengrave)
  m2. (11.07.1591) Catherine, Baroness Ogle (b c1570, d 18.04.1629, dau of Cuthbert Ogle, 7th Lord)
(i) Sir William Cavendish, Lord Ogle, 1st Duke of Newcastle (d 25.12.1676)
  m1. (c1618) Elizabeth Basset (d 17.04.1643, dau of William Basset of Blore)
  (a) Charles Cavendish, 'Viscount Mansfield' (dvpsp 06.1659)
  m. Elizabeth Rogers (dau of Richard Rogers of Brianston by Anne, dau of Sir Thomas Cheeke)
  (b) Henry Cavendish, 2nd Duke of Newcastle (b 24.06.1630, d 26.07.1691)
  m. (by 1652) Frances Pierrepont (b c1630, d 23.09.1695, dau of William Pierrepont of Thoresby)
  ((1)) Henry Cavendish, Earl of Ogle (dvpsp 01.11.1680)
  m. Elizabeth Percy (dau of Josceline Percy, 11th Earl of Northumberland)
((2)) Elizabeth Cavendish (b 22.02.1654, dsps 28.08.1734)
  m1. (30.12.1669) Christopher Monk, 2nd Duke of Albemarle (b 1653, d 10.1688)
  m2. (08.09.1692) Ralph Montagu, 1st Duke of Montague (b 1638, d 03.1709)
  ((3)) Frances Cavendish (dsp)
  m. John Campbell, 2nd Earl of Breadalbane
  ((4)) Margaret Cavendish (b 22.10.1661, d 24.12.1716)
  m. (01.03.1689/90) John Holles, 4th Earl of Clare, Duke of Newcastle (b 09.01.1661/2, d 15.07.1711)
  ((5)) Catherine Cavendish (b 14.01.1665, d 20.04.1712)
  m. (14.08.1684) Thomas Tufton, 6th Earl of Thanet (b 30.08.1644, d 30.07.1729)
((6)) Arabella Cavendish (b 1673, d 04.06.1698)
  m. (12.01.1694-5) Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl of Sunderland (b 1675, d 19.04.1722)
  (c) Jane Cavendish (b c1622, d 08.10.1669)
  m. (1654) Charles Cheney of Chesham Boys (b 10.1625, d 30.06.1698)
  (d) Elizabeth Cavendish
  m. John Egerton, 2nd Earl of Bridgewater (d 26.12.1686)
  (e) Frances Cavendish
  m. (24.11.1654) Oliver St. John, 2nd Earl of Bolingbroke (dsp 18.03.1687-8)
  m2. (c12.1645) Margaret Lucas (b 1617, dsp 15.12.1673, dau of Thomas Lucas of Colchester by Elizabeth Leighton)
  (J) Frances Cavendish
  m. Sir Henry Pierrepont
  (K) Elizabeth Cavendish
  m. (1574) Charles Stuart, Earl of Lennox (d 1576)
(L) Mary Cavendish
  m. (09.02.1567-8) Gilbert Talbot, 7th Earl of Shrewsbury (b 20.11.1552, d 08.05.1616)
  m2. Agnes
  (3) Mary Cavendish
  Possibly of this generation, but (if so) of which marriage is not known, was the following Elizabeth who is described by the Snow source as "aunt to the old Countess of Shrewsbury". The connection is supported by Visitation (Bedfordshire, 1634, 'Gery (of Bushmead in Eaton-Socon')').
  (4) Elizabeth Cavendish
  m. Richard Snow of Chicksands
  ii. William Cavendish
  B.+ other issue - Robert (dsp 1439), Walter (a 1424)
3. daughter

Main source(s): BP1934 (Devonshire), BE1883 (Cavendish of Ogle, Newcastle, etc)
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