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  William Cavendish
Sir William Cavendish (1505 - 25 October 1557) was an English courtier who became one of Thomas Cromwell's "visitors of the monasteries" when King Henry VIII annexed the property of the Catholic Church at the end of the 1530s, and Cavendish became quite wealthy from his share of those properties.
During the reign of Mary I of England, a favorable biography of Thomas Cardinal Wolsey was first published, written from the perspective of one of his closest aides, the one who had taken King Henry news of Wolsey's death.
Although for centuries Sir William was said to be its author, historians now attribute it to his older brother George Cavendish (1500 - ~1562) instead.
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  Sir William Cavendish - LoveToKnow 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Of William's education nothing seems known, but in 1530 he was appointed one of the commissioners for visiting monasteries; he worked directly under Thomas Cromwell, whom he calls "master" and to whom many of his extant letters are addressed.
In 1541 he was auditor of the court of augmentations, in 1546 treasurer of the king's chamber, and was knighted and sworn of the privy council.
Cavendish acquired large properties from the spoils of the monasteries, but in accordance with the wish of his third wife Elizabeth he sold them to purchase land in Derbyshire.
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 William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire
William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire (1640 - 1707) was a soldier and statesman.
A Whig under Charles II of England and James II of England, he was leader of the anti-court and anti-Romanist party in the House of Commons.
He was a strong supporter of the "Glorious Revolution" of 1688 which brought William of Orange to the throne.
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  William Cavendish Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
William Cavendish was born in 1720 and was thought to have been privately educated by a tutor.
William Cavendish was a reluctant Prime Minister and only took on the job at the request of George II.
William Cavendish died on 2 October, 1764, in Germany.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire
William George Spencer Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire, KG, PC (21 May 1790 – 18 January 1858), was known as the "Bachelor Duke".
One of his nieces Lady Blanche Howard married his heir presumptive, the 2nd Earl of Burlington (grandson of Lord George Cavendish, created 1st Earl of Burlington, younger brother of the 5th Duke), and thus their children were also great-grandchildren of the 5th Duke.
The Duke is said to have wanted to marry The Princess Mary, a daughter of George III, but she preferred to marry her Royal cousin the 2nd Duke of Gloucester (son of her uncle by his wife, who was born an illegitimate commoner).
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 The ECW Pages - Earl of Newcastle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
illiam Cavendish was the son of the rich Sir Charles Cavendish.
He married the remarkable Margaret Lucas, better known as the writer Margaret Cavendish, and also wrote a book on the art of horsemanship, his "Methode et Invention nouvelle de dresser les Chevaux" (Antwerp, 1657-8), which was very successful.
When Newcastle returned to England in 1660 he became the 1st Duke of Newcastle, being in a good position for advancement as he had taught Charles II to ride when the future King was young.
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 William Cavendish - Glasgledius   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Sir William Cavendish (1505 - 25 October 1557) was an English courtier who became one of Thomas Cromwell's "visitors of the monasteries" when King Henry VIII annexed the property of the Catholic Church at the end of the 1530s, and Cavendish became quite wealthy from his share of those properties.
During the reign of Mary I of England, a favorable biography of Thomas Cardinal Wolsey was first published, written from the perspective of one of his closest aides, the one who had taken King Henry news of Wolsey's death.
Although for centuries Sir William was said to be its author, historians now attribute it to his older brother George Cavendish (1500 - ~1562) instead.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire
Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire (June 7, 1757 - March 30, 1806), born Lady Georgiana Spencer, was the first wife of William Cavendish, 5th Duke of Devonshire and mother of William George Spencer Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire.
This son William George Spencer Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire died unmarried in 1858; her daughters became Countess of Carlisle and Countess Granville (married to a former lover of her maternal aunt Lady Bessborough).
Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire (June 7, 1757 - March 30, 1806), born Lady Georgiana Spencer, was the first wife of William Cavendish, 5th Duke of Devonshire and mother of William George Spencer Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire.
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 William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland - Biocrawler
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William Henry Cavendish Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland, (April 14, 1738 - October 30, 1809) was a British Whig and Tory statesman and Prime Minister.
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 Estimating the importance of wild income
William Cavendish's study of 30 villages in the Shindi ward of Zimbabwe in the late 1990s provides a careful look at how the poor make use of nature-based income.
Cavendish’s survey of nearly 200 households excluded farm income, concentrating on wild income from forests and other natural sources, particularly common areas in the public domain.
Average annual usage figures of 5.3 metric tons of fuelwood, 104 kg of edible fruits, 58 kg of wild vegetables, and 185 large poles for house construction and fencing are typical in rural South Africa (Shackleton and Shackleton 2004:658; Shackleton et al.
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 Cavendish
Evelyn Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire (1870-1960), Mistress of the Robes to Queen Mary
William George Spencer Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire (1790-1858), Lord Chamberlain to King William IV William Cavendish, 7th Duke of Devonshire (1808—1891), Chancellor of the University of Cambridge 1861-1891
William Cavendish, Marquess of Hartington (born 1969), professional photographer
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 William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
He was First Lord of the Treasury from 1756 to 1757, in an administration effectively run by William Pitt the Elder.
He married Lady Charlotte Boyle (1731 - 1754), the daughter and heiress of Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of Burlington and 4th Earl of Cork, a famous architect and art collector.
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 William Cavendish, Marquis of Newcastle, 1593-1676
William Cavendish was born at Handsworth Manor, Yorkshire, the son of millionaire Sir Charles Cavendish.
On the death of his father in 1617, William inherited the Cavendish estates, including Welbeck Abbey in Nottinghamshire where he built a famous riding school, and Bolsover Castle in Derbyshire which he decorated exquisitely as a miniature version of a medieval castle.
C.H. Firth, William Cavendish, Duke of Newcastle, DNB, 1886
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 Cavendish Hotel
Cavendish is also the surname of a British noble family descended from Sir William Cavendish, which has held the following peerages:
The scientist Henry Cavendish, for whom the Cavendish Laboratory is named, is also a member of this family.
Cavendish is also the name of the dominant commercial variety of banana.
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 The Dispatch - Serving the Lexington, NC - News
William Cavendish, 2nd Duke of Devonshire, KG, PC (1672 – June 4 1729) was a British nobleman and politician, the eldest son of William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire and Lady Mary Butler.
Rachel Russell (1674–1725), daughter of William, Lord Russell on June 21, 1688.
A prominent Whig, he was sworn of the Privy Council in 1707, and served as Lord President of the Council from 1716 to 1717 and 1725 to 1729.
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 Westminster Abbey - The Library and Archives - People Buried or Commemorated - William and Margaret Cavendish
In the north transept is a fl and white marble monument to William Cavendish, Duke of Newcastle (1593-1676) and his wife Margaret (1623?-1673).
William was born at Handsworth manor in Yorkshire, a son of Sir Charles Cavendish (d.1617) and his second wife Catherine (d.1629), daughter of Cuthbert, Baron Ogle.
She was a most Virtuous and a Loveing and carefull wife and was with her Lord all the time of banishment and miseries and when he came home never parted from him in his solitary retirements”.
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 §24. "The Life of William Cavendish, duke of Newcastle". IX. Historical and Political Writings. Vol. 7. Cavalier ...
The only royalist commander who played an important part in the civil war and of whom a contemporary biography remains to us was not less fortunate than colonel Hutchinson in the fact that this record is from the hand of his wife.
The Life of William Cavendish, duke of Newcastle, too, may be regarded as one of the lesser classics of English biographical literature, and contains, like its counterpart, a supplementary True Relation of the Birth, Breeding and Life of his faithful companion in adversity as well as in prosperity.
It is true that many different estimates have been formed by different critics of the literary claims of Margaret, duchess of Newcastle, who, as became a loyal wife, has left behind her a biography of her husband which may be described as ample, but only a brief relation of what was personal to herself.
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 GENUKI: The Village of Ashford-in-the-Water, Derbyshire
In 1550, the manor was sold to Sir William CAVENDISH and was held by his successors, the Earls and Dukes of Devonshire, for the next three centuries.
Many members of the CAVENDISH family have lived in Ashford, notably at Churchdale Hall, and several of them are commemorated in the church where an old hatchment is preserved, dated 1724, showing the Cavendish arms.
William Spencer CAVENDISH, Marquis of Hartington, who as stated previously married Kathleen KENNEDY would have been the 11th Duke of Devonshire had he not been killed in World War II, five weeks after their wedding.
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 William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire, KG, PC, (25 January 1640 – 18 August 1707) was a soldier and statesman, the son of William Cavendish, 3rd Earl of Devonshire and Lady Elizabeth Cecil.
He was a strong supporter of the "Glorious Revolution" of 1688 which brought William of Orange to the throne.
After the revolution, he was a leading Whig, serving as William's Lord Steward, and was created the Duke of Devonshire (1694) and also Marquess of Hartington in recognition for his services.
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 Early English Books Online Text Creation Partnership
Cavendish was born Margaret Lucas in 1623 and, due to the death of her father, was raised by her mother.
Though William was thirty years older than Margaret, their marriage was very happy, and William was supportive of Margaret’s desire to write and publish.
Margaret Cavendish died suddenly at the age of 50.
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X.d.428 (50) Lennox, Elizabeth (Cavendish) Stuart, countess of.
X.d.428 (51) Lennox, Elizabeth (Cavendish) Stuart, countess of.
Cavendish was executor to Gilbert, earl of Shrewsbury.
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 William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
William Henry Cavendish Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland, (April 14, 1738 – October 30, 1809) was a British Whig and Tory statesman and Prime Minister.
Lord Titchfield, was the eldest son of William Bentinck, 2nd Duke of Portland and Margaret Cavendish-Harley, and inherited many lands from his mother and his maternal grandmother[1] and [2].
On 8 November 1766, Portland first married Dorothy Cavendish, a daughter of William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire and Charlotte Boyle.
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 thePeerage.com - William Cavendish, 7th Duke of Devonshire and others
     William Cavendish, 7th Duke of Devonshire was born on 27 April 1808.
William Cavendish and Louisa O'Callaghan, on 6 August 1829.
He was the son of William Cavendish, 7th Duke of Devonshire and Lady Blanche Georgiana Howard.
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 Margaret Lucas Cavendish (1623-73)
The exiled William Cavendish, Marquis of Newcastle, meets Margaret in Paris and asks her to marry him.
Cavendish continues to argue for the dignity and rationality of animals and man's lack of superiority in nature's hierarchy.
Marget Cavendish dies and is buried in Westminster Abby.
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Cavendish Professorship is one of the senior Professorships in Physics at Cambridge University and was founded by grace of 9 February 1871 alongside the famous Cavendish Laboratory which was completed three years later.
The endowment was granted by William Cavendish, 7th Duke of Devonshire.
In 1971 it was officially renamed from the 'Cavendish Professorship of Experimental Physics' to the 'Cavendish Professorship of Physics'.
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 KIDS PHILOSOPHY SLAM - Philosopher of the Week
Margaret (Lucas) Cavendish was born in 1623 in Colchester, Essex, England.
William and his brother, Charles, gave Margaret informal lessons in science and philosophy to pass the time.
She will be remembered as not necessarily for her contributions to science, but for her contributions to the cause of women, which set the stage for future women philosophers.
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 Knights of the Garter - William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Image:1st_duke_devon.JPG The Most Noble William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire (25 January, 1640andndash;18 August, 1707) was a soldier and statesman.
A Whig under Charles II of England and James II of England, he was leader of the anti-court and anti-Romanist party in the United Kingdom House of Commons.
He was a strong supporter of the "Glorious Revolution" of 1688 which brought William III of Orange to the throne.
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 info: William_Cavendish-Bentinck,_6th_Duke_of_Portland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
William John Arthur Charles James Cavendish-Bentinck, 6th Duke of Portland KG GCVO PC TD (December 28, 1857 – April 26, 1943) was the son of Lt.-Gen. Arthur Cavendish-Bentinck and his first wife...
Cavendish-Bentinck; Duke of Portland; William Bentinck, 4th Duke of Portland; William Cavendish-Bentinck, 6th Duke of Portland...
AyrshireAyrshire was the first of seven classic winners for his breeder and owner, William Cavendish-Bentinck, 6th Duke of Portland, later and forever known as the owner of the undefeated racehorse and great...
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 AllRefer.com - Newcastle, William Cavendish, duke of (British And Irish History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Newcastle, William Cavendish, duke of 1593?–1676, English soldier and politician.
Of great wealth, Cavendish became (1638) governor of the prince of Wales and a privy councilor.
His second wife, Margaret (Lucas) Cavendish, duchess of Newcastle, 1623?–1673, achieved contemporary notice for her poems, plays, essays, scientific treatises, letters, orations, and fantasies.
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