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Cavendish, William, seventh duke of Devonshire (1808–1891), landowner and industrialist

F. M. L. Thompson

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/4950

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Cavendish, William, seventh duke of Devonshire (1808–1891), landowner and industrialist, was born on 27 April 1808, in Charles Street, Berkeley Square, London, the eldest of the four children of William Cavendish (1783–1812) and his wife, the Hon. Louisa O'Callaghan (d. 1863), eldest daughter of ...

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Subjects: History ; History of Agriculture ; Agriculture and Farming ; Manufacturing ; History of Manufacturing and Construction

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