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Cavendish, William, fifth duke of Devonshirelocked

(1748–1811)
  • Michael Durban

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Cavendish, William, fifth duke of Devonshire (1748–1811), nobleman, was born on 14 December 1748, the eldest of the four children of William Cavendish, fourth duke of Devonshire (bap. 1720, d. 1764), politician, and his wife, Charlotte Elizabeth Boyle, Baroness Clifford (1731–1754), daughter and heir of ...

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