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Cavendish, Spencer Compton, marquess of Hartington and eighth duke of Devonshire

Jonathan Parry

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/32331

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Cavendish, Spencer Compton, marquess of Hartington and eighth duke of Devonshire (1833–1908), politician, born on 23 July 1833 at Holker Hall, Lancashire, was the eldest son of William Cavendish, second earl of Burlington and afterwards seventh duke of Devonshire (1808–1891), and his wife, ...

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Subjects: UK Politics

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