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Cavendish [née Lucas], Margaret, duchess of Newcastle upon Tyne (1623?–1673), writer

James Fitzmaurice

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/4940

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Cavendish [née Lucas], Margaret, duchess of Newcastle upon Tyne (1623?–1673), writer, was born at St John's Abbey, near Colchester, Essex, the youngest child of Thomas Lucas (c.1573–1625) and Elizabeth (d. 1647), daughter of John Leighton, of London. Her grandfather ...

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