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Cavendish, Sir Charleslocked

(1595?–1654)
  • E. I. Carlyle
  • , revised by Timothy Raylor

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Cavendish, Sir Charles (1595?–1654), mathematician, was the youngest son of Sir Charles Cavendish (1553–1617), of Welbeck Abbey, Nottinghamshire, and his second wife, Catherine Ogle, Baroness Ogle (d. 1629). Sir William Cavendish (1508–1557) was his grandfather, and William Cavendish, first duke of Newcastle upon Tyne...

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E. Hyde, earl of Clarendon, , 6 vols. (1888); repr. (1958); repr. (1992)
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