Diana Cecil, Countess of Exeter

Diana Cecil, Countess of Exeter

Female 1596 - 1654  (~ 57 years)

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  • Name Diana Cecil 
    Suffix Countess of Exeter 
    Born ~1596  Exeter, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Also Known As Lady Diana Elgin de Vere  [1
    Died 27 Apr 1654  Maulden, Bedfordshite, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I51211  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 13 Apr 2018 

    Father William Cecil, 2nd Earl of Exeter,   b. 0Jan 1565, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1640, Exeter House, St. James, Clerkenwell, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Stafford Drury, Countess of Exeter,   b. 4 Jan 1577, Hawsted, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Y  [1
    Family ID F19086  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Thomas Bruce, 1st Earl of Elgin,   b. 2 Dec 1599, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1663, Ampthill, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 12 Nov 1629  [1, 2
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F19085  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - ~1596 - Exeter, Devonshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Apr 1654 - Maulden, Bedfordshite, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Diana Cecil, 2nd wife of Thomas Bruce and widow of Henry de Vere, 18th Earl of Oxford. Portrait by van Dyck
    Diana Cecil, 2nd wife of Thomas Bruce and widow of Henry de Vere, 18th Earl of Oxford. Portrait by van Dyck
    Lady Diana Elgin de Vere Cecil
    Lady Diana Elgin de Vere Cecil

  • Notes 
    • Lady Diana Elgin de Vere (Cecil), Countess
      Birthdate: circa 1596 (58)
      Birthplace: Exeter, Devonshire, England
      Death: April 27, 1654 (54-62)
      Maulden, Bedfordshire, England
      Place of Burial: Maulden, Bedfordshire, England
      Immediate Family:

      Daughter of William Cecil, 2nd Earl of Exeter, PC, KG and Elizabeth Stafford Drury Countess of Exeter
      Wife of Henry de Vere, 18th Earl of Oxford and Thomas Bruce, 1st Earl of Elgin
      Mother of Thomas George Bruce
      Sister of Elizabeth Howard, Countess of Berkshire and Anne Grey, Lady
      Half sister of William Cecil, 16th Baron de Ros of Helmsley
      Managed by: Ric Dickinson
      Last Updated: June 1, 2017

      Immediate Family

      Henry de Vere, 18th Earl of Oxford
      husband
      Thomas Bruce, 1st Earl of Elgin
      husband
      Thomas George Bruce
      son
      William Cecil, 2nd Earl of Exete...
      father
      Elizabeth Stafford Drury Countes...
      mother
      Elizabeth Howard, Countess of Be...
      sister
      Anne Grey, Lady
      sister
      William Robert Bruce, 1st Earl o...
      stepson
      Elizabeth Manners, Baroness Ros
      stepmother
      William Cecil, 16th Baron de Ros...
      half brother

      About Lady Diana Elgin de Vere, Countess

      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_de_Vere,_18th_Earl_of_Oxford

      http://www.thepeerage.com/p1174.htm#i11740

      http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p4404.htm#i132248

      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Cecil,_2nd_Earl_of_Exeter

      end of biography [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S12653] "Lady Diana Elgin de Vere, Countess", Profile & Biography, https://www.geni.com/people/Lady-Diana-de-Vere-Countess/60000.

    2. [S13491] Lord Thomas Bruce (1599 - 1663), Biography, Portrait, Pedigree & Descendants, https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Bruce-287, a.