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Cavendish, Michael (c. 1565–1628), composer and courtier

Christopher Hogwood

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/37269

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Cavendish, Michael (c. 1565–1628), composer and courtier, was the youngest of three children of William Cavendish, landowner, and his wife, Ann Cox, and a grandson of George Cavendish (b. 1494, d. in or before 1562?), the biographer of Cardinal Thomas Wolsey. The family, which can be traced back to the thirteenth century, lived at the manor of ...

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