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George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham
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George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham

George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham

George Villiers

Age

35

Born

Friday 28 Aug 1592

Died

23 Aug 1628

George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham
Bio Details

Full name

George Villiers

Also known as

Cupbearer

Gentleman of the Bedchamber

Lord-Lieutenant of Buckinghamshire

Master of the Horse

Knight, Order of the Garter

1st Baron Whaddon of Whaddon, co. Bucks

1st Viscount Villiers

Master of the King's Bench Office

1st Earl of Buckingham

Privy Counsellor

High Steward of Westminster

1st Marquess of Buckingham

Chief Justice in Eyre, South of Trent

Lord High Admiral

Lord-Lieutenant of Kent

High Steward of the Honour of Grafton

Chief Commissioner of War

High Steward of Windsor

Gender

Male

Age

35

Date of birth

Friday 28 Aug 1592

Birth place

Brokesby, Leicestershire, England

Date of death:

23 Aug 1628

Place of death

Portsmouth, Hampshire, England

Cause of death

Assassinated by Lieutenant John Felton

As well as being the King's lover, Buckingham was also very close friends James' wife, Anne.  She held him in high regard and wrote to him expressing her hope that he would be 'always true' to her husband.

George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham Siblings

Christopher Villiers, 1st Earl of Anglesey

Brother

Anne Washington

Half-sister

other parent: Audrey Villiers

Hon. Eleanor Drake

Half-sister

other parent: Audrey Villiers

Sir Edward Villiers

Half-brother

other parent: Audrey Villiers

Frances Villiers

Half-sister

other parent: Audrey Villiers

Susan Feilding

Sister

John Villiers, 1st Viscount Purbeck

Brother

Partners of 
George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham

Catherine Villiers, Duchess of Buckingham

Married

4 children together

16 May 1620

King James I of England

Relationship

relationship began Aug 1615

George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham Children

Lady Mary Howard

born 1622 (ca.), died 1685 (ca.), age 63 (ca.)
with Catherine Villiers, Duchess of Buckingham

Charles Villiers, Marquess of Buckingham

born 1625, died 1627, age 1
with Catherine Villiers, Duchess of Buckingham

George Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham

born 1628, died 1687, age 59
with Catherine Villiers, Duchess of Buckingham

Francis Villiers

born 1629, died 1648, age 19 (approx.)
with Catherine Villiers, Duchess of Buckingham

George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham Partner(s) Other Children

Trivia

George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham Family

George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's parents:

George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's father was Sir George Villiers George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's mother was Mary Compton, Countess of Buckingham George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's step-mother was Audrey Villiers


George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's children:

George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's daughter was Lady Mary Howard George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's son was Charles Villiers, Marquess of Buckingham George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's son was George Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's son was Francis Villiers


George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's current partners:

George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham had a relationship with King James I of England George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's wife was Catherine Villiers, Duchess of Buckingham


George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's siblings:

George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's brother was Christopher Villiers, 1st Earl of Anglesey George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's half-sister is Anne Washington George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's half-sister was Hon. Eleanor Drake George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's half-brother was Sir Edward Villiers George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's half-sister is Frances Villiers George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's sister was Susan Feilding George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's brother was John Villiers, 1st Viscount Purbeck


George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's nieces and nephews:

George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's niece is Lady Anne Savile George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's nephew was Charles Villiers, 2nd Earl of Anglesey George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's niece is Elizabeth Legge George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's niece was Elizabeth Churchill George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's nephew was William Villiers, 2nd Viscount Grandison of Limerick George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's nephew was George Villiers, 4th Viscount Grandison of Limerick George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's nephew was Sir Edward Villiers


George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's grand nieces and grand nephews:

George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's great niece was Lady Frances Brudenell George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's great niece is Elizabeth Audley George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's great nephew was James Savile, 2nd Earl of Sussex George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's great nephew was George Legge, 1st Baron Dartmouth George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's great niece was Arabella Churchill George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's great nephew was John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's great niece was Barbara Villiers, Duchess of Cleveland George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's great nephew was Brig.-Gen. Edward FitzGerald George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's great nephew was Colonel William Villiers George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's great niece is Audrey Harrison George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's great niece is Anne Rumbould George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's great niece is Katherine Villiers


George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's grandparents:

George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's grandfather is Anthony Beaumont George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's grandmother is Anne Beaumont George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's grandfather is William Villiers George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's grandmother is Coletta Villiers


George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's uncles and aunts:

George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's aunt was Dorothy Hill George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's uncle-by-marriage is John Hill George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's uncle was Maurice Beaumont George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's uncle was Thomas Beaumont George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's uncle is Sir Francis Beaumont


George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's cousins:

George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's cousin is Mary Compton, Countess of Northampton


George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's first cousins once removed:

George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's first cousin once removed was James Compton, 3rd Earl of Northampton


George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's in laws:

George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham's son in law was James Stuart, 4th Duke of Lennox