These prints were probably purchased by William Cavendish
for the skilled people employed here--especially John Balechouse, suggested here as the equivalent of a royal 'sergeant-painter' to his patrons--and put to all kinds of painted embellishment within the house.
Authority, Authorship and Aristocratic Identity in Seventeenth-Century England: William Cavendish
, 1st Duke of Newcastle, and His Political, Social and Cultural Connections
Given a banana plant in the 1830s, William Cavendish
, the Duke of Devonshire, along with his gardener, cultivated the sweeter version in the glasshouses at his Chatsworth estate, of all places.
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.
, 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.
136), Hammons notes how fantasy sheds light on female aspirations, as manifested 'in the striking contrast' between Cavendish's representation of 'estates directly associated with herself', where she stresses the position of 'her husband, William Cavendish
, Duke of Newcastle', and 'downplays .
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