George Cavendish

(c. 1494—1557) biographer and poet

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William George Spencer Cavendish (1790—1858) whig grandee and connoisseur of the arts


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a gentleman of Thomas Wolsey's household, and author of The Life and Death of Cardinal Wolsey (1641), in which with much art he contrasts the magnificence of the cardinal's life with his subsequent disgrace.

Subjects: Literature.

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