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Cavendish, William George Spencer, sixth duke of Devonshire (1790-1858), whig grandee and connoisseur of the arts

Kim Reynolds

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/4951
Cavendish, William George Spencer, sixth duke of Devonshire (1790-1858), whig grandee and connoisseur of the arts

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Cavendish, William George Spencer, sixth duke of Devonshire (1790-1858), whig grandee and connoisseur of the arts, only son and youngest of three children of William Cavendish, fifth duke of Devonshire (1748-1811), and Georgiana Cavendish (1757-1806), elder daughter of John Spencer, first Earl Spencer, was born in Passy, Paris, on 21 ...

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Subjects: biography ; history

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