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Cavendish, William, first duke of Devonshirelocked

(1641–1707)
  • David Hosford

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Cavendish, William, first duke of Devonshire (1641–1707), politician, was born on 25 January 1641. He was styled Lord Cavendish until the death of his father, also William Cavendish, third earl of Devonshire (1617–1684). His father was a royalist supporter but personally reclusive; his mother was ...

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