Roger Cave was the oldest son of Sir Thomas Cave, 1st Baronet and his second wife Hon. Penelope Wenman, daughter of Thomas Wenman, 2nd Viscount Wenman. In 1671, he succeeded his father as baronet and had Stanford Hall, Leicestershire, built on the site of the old manor house. He was educated at Christ's College, Cambridge.
On 26 March 1676, Cave married firstly Martha Browne, daughter of John Browne, and then secondly Mary Bromley, daughter of Sir William Bromley. He had five sons and two daughters by his first wife and a son and two daughters by his second wife. Cave died in 1703 and was succeeded by his oldest son Sir Thomas Cave, 3rd Baronet.
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