George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham
(1592-1628)

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  Aet.  
1614 22 Cup-bearer to King James I
1615 23 Gentleman of the Bedchamber
Knighted
1616 24 Master of the Horse
Order of the Garter
Viscount Villiers and Baron Waddon
Granted land worth £80,000
1617 25 Earl of Buckingham
1618 26 Marquess of Buckingham
1620 28 Married Lady Katherine Manners
(daughter of the Earl of Rutland)
1623 31 Duke of Buckingham
1626 34 Chancellor of Cambridge University
1628 36 Assassinated