Louisa Cavendish-Bentinck

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Louisa Cavendish-Bentinck
Born Caroline Louisa Burnaby
Leicester, Leicestershire, England, UK
Died 6 July 1918
Dawlish, Devon, England, UK
Known for Great-grandmother of Elizabeth II
Spouse(s) Charles Cavendish-Bentinck
Harry Warren Scott
Children Cecilia
Ann Violet
Parent(s) Edwyn Burnaby, of Baggrave Hall
Anne Caroline Salisbury

Caroline Louisa Cavendish-Bentinck (née Burnaby; died 6 July 1918) was the maternal grandmother of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother and the great-grandmother of Elizabeth II.

She was born in Leicester, the daughter of Edwyn Burnaby of Baggrave Hall and his wife Anne Caroline Salisbury.[1] She was baptised on 5 December 1832 at Hungarton, Leicestershire.[2]


She married the Reverend Charles Cavendish-Bentinck, as his second wife, on 13 December 1859.[3] Together they had three children:

After her first husband's death in 1865, she married Harry Warren Scott, the son of Sir William Scott, 6th Baronet, of Ancrum, on 30 September 1870.[3] He died on 23 August 1889 at Forbes House, Ham, Surrey.[4] She died, twice widowed, on 6 July 1918 at Dawlish, Devon.[5]


  1. ^ The Times Tuesday, 9 July 1918; no. 41837, p. col. A
  2. ^ Parish register
  3. ^ a b Almanach de Gotha (1922) (Justus Perthes, Gotha); Almanach de Gotha (1904) (Justus Perthes, Gotha)
  4. ^ The Times Tuesday, 27 August 1889; no. 32788, p. 1, col. A
  5. ^ The Times Tuesday, 9 July 1918; no. 41837, p. 1, col. A