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date: 12 November 2019

Cavendish, William, first duke of Newcastle upon Tynelocked

(bap. 1593, d. 1676)
  • Lynn Hulse

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Cavendish, William, first duke of Newcastle upon Tyne (bap. 1593, d. 1676), writer, patron, and royalist army officer, was born at Handsworth Manor, Yorkshire, and was baptized in the parish on 16 December 1593. He was the second of three children, the first having died in infancy, of ...

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