Frederick Cavendish

Standard Name: Cavendish, Frederick


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Violence Florence Dixie
The letter concluded: The hand that writes this killed Lord Fred. Cavendish—claiming responsibility, that is, for the Phoenix Park murders of that May. Far from desisting, FD stepped up her political activity, and her...


May 1882: Thomas Burke and Lord Frederick Cavendish,...

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May 1882

Thomas Burke and Lord Frederick Cavendish , Under-Secretary and incoming Chief Secretary for Ireland, were murdered in Phoenix Park, Dublin, by extremist Fenians calling themselves the Invincibles.


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