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Harley [née Holles], Henrietta Cavendish, countess of Oxford and Mortimerlocked

(1694–1755)
  • Lucy Worsley

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Harley [née Holles], Henrietta Cavendish, countess of Oxford and Mortimer (1694–1755), patron of architecture, was born on 4 February 1694 at Newcastle House, Clerkenwell, Middlesex, the only child of John Holles, duke of Newcastle upon Tyne (1662–1711), and his wife, Lady Margaret Cavendish (1661–1716)...

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