The Duchess of Devonshire knew virtually everyone in London society. Set apart was the Devonshire House Circle: a clique of wealthy and fashionable Whigs with rakish or bohemian leanings, who even spoke in their...
10 March 1768
divorced his wife, the former Lady Diana Spencer
, for her adultery with Topham Beauclerk
, though his own infidelities were well known in society.