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Cavendish, Victor Christian William, ninth duke of Devonshirelocked

  • Richard Davenport-Hines


Cavendish, Victor Christian William, ninth duke of Devonshire (1868–1938), politician and governor-general of Canada, was born on 31 May 1868, the eldest son of Lord Edward Cavendish (1838–1891) and his wife, Emma Elizabeth Lascelles (1838–1920). He was educated at Eton College and Trinity College, Cambridge...

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