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Cavendish, Lord Fredericklocked

(1729–1803)
  • Alastair W. Massie

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Cavendish, Lord Frederick (1729–1803), army officer and politician, was born in August 1729, the third of the four sons of William Cavendish, third duke of Devonshire (1698–1755), and his wife, Catherine (d. 1777), the daughter of John Hoskins of Oxted, Surrey. Commissioned an ensign in the ...

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