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Cavendish, Henrylocked

(1731–1810)
  • Simon Schaffer

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Cavendish, Henry (1731–1810), natural philosopher, was the eldest child of Lord Charles Cavendish (1704–1783), third son of William, second duke of Devonshire, an eminent whig politician and natural philosopher, and Anne De Grey (1706–1733), fourth daughter of Henry, duke of Kent. He was born on 10 October 1731 in ...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)