Cavendish, Catherine, Baroness Ogle (1569 -1629)

Catherine Ogle was the younger daughter of Cuthbert Ogle, 7th Baron Ogle, and Catherine, eldest daughter and coheir of Sir Reynold Carnaby, of Halton in Northumberland. In 1591 Catherine became the second wife of Sir Charles Cavendish of Welbeck Abbey in Nottinghamshire, the younger brother of William Cavendish, 1st Earl of Devonshire. She was also the mother of William Cavendish, the first Duke of Newcastle. On the death of her father, 20th November 1597, she became coheiress to the Barony of Ogle, which fell into abeyance between her and her elder sister. Her husband died on 4th April 1617. After the death of her mother, Catherine Lady Ogle, in 1622, she became with her sister coheir of her mother's property, and after the death of her sister, Jane, in 1626, she became sole heiress to the title and the estates of both her mother and father. On 4 December 1628 she was by Letters Patent declared to be Baroness Ogle, with confirmation of that dignity to her heirs for ever.

Seat / Residence(s): Welbeck Abbey, Nottinghamshire, Bothal Castle, Northumberland
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Cavendish, Catherine, Baroness Ogle (1569 - 1629) (Stamp 1) Monogram: C C
Device: An acorn with two oak leaves
Heraldic Charges: acorn