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Cavendish, Lord John (1732–1796), politician

S. M. Farrell

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Cavendish, Lord John (1732–1796), politician, was born on 22 October 1732 at Berkeley House, Piccadilly (soon afterwards rebuilt as Devonshire House), the fourth son of William Cavendish, third duke of Devonshire (1698–1755), politician, of Chatsworth, Derbyshire, and Catharine (c.1700–1777), daughter and heir of ...

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Subjects: UK Politics

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