George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham
Person Born 28/8/1592 Died 23/8/1628
Categories: Politics & Administration
English statesman. Appointed Lord High Admiral in 1619. Favourite of King James I of England (possibly more) and then of Charles I but so unpopular with others that he was assassinated, leaving behind a babe in arms, the 2nd Duke of Buckingham.