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  • ID: I18525
  • Title: Lieut-Col Lord
  • Name: William Charles Augustus CAVENDISH-BENTINCK
  • Sex: M
  • Change Date: 17 MAY 2015
  • Birth: 03 OCT 1780
  • Death: 28 APR 1826



    Father: William Henry Cavendish BENTINCK 3rd Duke of Portland; Viceroy of Ireland; Prime Minister b: 14 APR 1738
    Mother: Dorothy CAVENDISH b: 27 AUG 1750

    Marriage 1 Anne WELLESLEY 'Lady Abdy' b: ABT 1788
    • Married: 23 JUL 1816
    • Note: The second marriage for both. They had eloped on 5 September 1815, giving grounds for her first husband to divorce her. Sir William Abdy had introduced his wife to Lord Charles Bentinck, who was his friend, and at some point Anne and Lord Charles became lovers. They eloped on 5 September 1815, following which Abdy brought a suit for 'criminal conversation' for 30,000, but won damages of only 7,000. The divorce was granted on 25 June 1816, and the customary provision against remarriage for the offending party was struck out in the House of Lords. Anne and Lord William were married on 23 July 1816, enabling their first child, which she was expecting, to be born legitimate three weeks later. 1 2
    Children
    1. Has No Children Anne Hyacinthe CAVENDISH-BENTINCK b: 01 SEP 1816
    2. Has Children Charles William Frederick CAVENDISH-BENTINCK b: 08 NOV 1817
    3. Has Children Emily CAVENDISH-BENTINCK b: ABT 1820

    Marriage 2 Georgiana Augusta Frederica SEYMOUR b: 1782
    • Married: 21 SEP 1808
    • Note: First marriage for both. Georgiana died five years later.
    Children
    1. Has No Children Georgiana Augusta Frederica Henrietta CAVENDISH-BENTINCK b: 21 AUG 1811

    Sources:
    1. Title: Website
      Abbrev: Website
      Page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lady_Charles_Bentinck
    2. Title: Parish Record
      Abbrev: Parish Record
      Page: St Martin-in-the-Fields parish registers
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