Duke John Sheffield

Duke John Sheffield

Male 1647 - Yes, date unknown    Has more than 100 ancestors and 40 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name John Sheffield 
    Prefix Duke 
    Relationshipwith Francis Fox
    Born 8 Sep 1647 
    Christened 12 Apr 1648  St.Martin's-in-the-Field Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Yes, date unknown  Buckingham House, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Westminster Abbey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I151717  Geneagraphie
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2013 

    Father Earl Edmund Sheffield,   b. Dec 1611,   d. 24 Aug 1658, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Cranfield 
    Married 13 Apr 1631 
    Family ID F1306643  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Queen Anna Stuart,   b. 6 Feb 1665, Wickenham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1714, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married 1684 
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2013 
    Family ID F1306649  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ursula Stawel,   d. 13 Aug 1697 
    Married 18 Mar 1686  Littlecote Chapel, Ramsbury Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2013 
    Family ID F1306644  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Duchess Catherine Greville,   b. 1665, Brooks, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Feb 1704  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 12 Mar 1699 
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2000 
    Family ID F60328  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 Catherine Darnley,   b. 1681,   d. 1743  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 16 Mar 1706  London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Marquess John Sheffield,   b. 26 Sep 1710
     2. Marquess Robert Sheffield,   b. 11 Dec 1711
     3. Duke Edmund Sheffield,   b. 03 Jan 1716
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2013 
    Family ID F1306646  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 5 Frances Stewart 
    Married Type: Relation 
    Children 
    +1. Charles Sheffield,   b. Abt 1706
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2013 
    Family ID F1306647  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 6 NN 
    Married Type: Relation 
    Children 
     1. Mary Sheffield
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2013 
    Family ID F1306648  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • 1st Duke of Buckingham and Normanby
    • Knight of the Garter - 1674

      3rd Earl of Mulgrave

      On 24 August 1658 he succeeded his father and became 3rd Earl of Mulgrave.
      He served with the Navy and, in May 1672, was involved with the defeat of the Dutch at Solebay.
      From 1673 till 1682 he was a Gentleman of the Bedchamber to King Charles II,
      then again from May to October 1685 to King James II.

      Colonel of the Holland Regiment (afterwards the 3rd Foot) from 1673 to 1682, and 1684 to 1685, he was in command of the forces sent to Tangier. He was given this employment to get him out of the way because his affair with Princess Anne, the future Queen Anne.

      On 10 May 1694 he was created Marquess of Normanby
      From April 1702 to March 1705 he was Lord Privy Seal.
      On 23 March 1703 he was created Duke of the county of Buckingham and of Normanby.

      In 1703 he had Buckingham House built which his descendant, Sir Charles Sheffield, sold to King George III in 1761 for £21,000. Buckingham Palace was built on its site in 1825.
      He was a commissioner for the Scottish Union in 1706.


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