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Elizabeth Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire entry: Overview screen.
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Elizabeth Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire, best-known as an aristocrat of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries who made herself a centre of sexual scandal, also published her own travel-book, and left rich unpublished diaries and letters, some of which have appeared in print since her death.
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November 1757 Elizabeth Hervey, later Duchess of Devonshire, was born at Horrenger in Suffolk, her parents' second daughter in a family of three children . Bibliographic Citation link.
30 March 1824 Elizabeth, Duchess of Devonshire, died in Rome, eighteen years precisely after the death of her predecessor Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire. Bibliographic Citation link.
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