Cavendish, William

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Cavendish, William:

see Newcastle, William Cavendish, duke ofNewcastle, William Cavendish, duke of,
1593?–1676, English soldier and politician. Of great wealth, Cavendish became (1638) governor of the prince of Wales and a privy councilor.
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The door on which it is painted was originally at Devonshire House in London but moved to Derbyshire by William Cavendish, the 6th Duke (1790-1858) who remodelled parts of the house and created the State Music Room.
William Cavendish, the 5th Duke of Devonshire and Lord High Treasurer of Ireland, was one of the most powerful blue bloods of the 18th century.
Whether she was or wasn't, it gives me the excuse to explain the part the first Duke of Newcastle, William Cavendish, played in the history of equine management.
Dating back to Tudor times, it was built by Bess of Hardwick and her second of four husbands, William Cavendish.
Professor Elspeth Graham, head of English at Liverpool John Moores University, will join experts from around the world at the major international conference, which will detail the life of famous 17th century horseman, William Cavendish, First Duke of Newcastle.
Designed by famed architect Emery Roth in 1928, the building draws inspiration from the London home of William Cavendish, the Duke of Devonshire.
Famed architect Emery Roth -- who designed New York's The San Remo and The Beresford -- designed the 1928 building using inspiration from the London home of William Cavendish, the Duke of Devonshire.
In addition to its detailed chronological account of the works of Bramhall and Hobbes, it draws on works or correspondence by William Laud, Edward Hyde, Brian Duppa, Robert Baillie, Samuel Pepys, William Cavendish Earl of Newcastle, and many others.
He plays William Cavendish, the fifth Duke of Devonshire and husband of Georgina (Knightley) and pretty much a nasty piece of work.
He goes on to examine the fertile print and manuscript lives of Leicester's Commonwealth itself, through to its 1641 reprinting during the Long Parliament's clash with Stratford, and the redaction of its themes in works by Thomas Scott, John Russell, and William Cavendish.
A recent discovery is a panel from Bolsover Castle, painted for William Cavendish around 1620 with restrained oriental motifs.
This biography of William Cavendish (1593-1676), later Duke of Newcastle, is the story not just of a great Jacobean landowner and peer but of the world of the country estate and the life of a great man's household.