William Cavendish, Duke of Newcastle

Standard Name: Newcastle, William Cavendish,,, Duke of
Used Form: William Cavendish, Marquess of Newcastle


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Cultural formation Margaret Cavendish
Margaret Cavendish 's husband was created Duke of Newcastle in recognition of his services to the crown.
Cavendish, Margaret. “Introduction”. Paper Bodies: A Margaret Cavendish Reader, edited by Sylvia Bowerbank and Sara Heller Mendelson, Broadview, 2000, pp. 9 - 37.
Cokayne, George Edward. The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, extant, extinct, or dormant. Gibbs, VicaryEditor , St Catherine Press, 1959.
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Family and Intimate relationships Margaret Cavendish
Margaret Lucas , in Paris, married the exiled monarchist commander William Cavendish, Marquess of Newcastle , a wealthy widower thirty years older than herself.
Marquess is the correct form of this British title. It...
Family and Intimate relationships Elizabeth (Cavendish) Egerton, Countess of Bridgewater
Elizabeth Cavendish's father, William Cavendish, Viscount Mansfield (later Duke of Newcastle) , was a grandson of the almost legendary Bess of Hardwick . He is remembered as a horsemaster, a patron of literature and the...
Family and Intimate relationships Lady Jane Cavendish
The then Earl of Newcastle offered hospitality at Welbeck to Charles I on his journey north to be crowned King of Scotland: probably the first taste of court life for the children Lady Jane and...
Family and Intimate relationships Lady Jane Cavendish
Lady Jane's father, William Cavendish (later Duke of Newcastle) , was a grandson of Bess of Hardwick , and was from his youth a courtier and a horseman of exceptional skill.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
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Family and Intimate relationships Lady Jane Cavendish
From late 1642 the Earl of Newcastle was seldom at home, increasingly involved in military action (though he stayed at Welbeck with a body of troops from December 1643 to mid-January 1644 both to refresh...
Friends, Associates Margaret Cavendish
John Evelyn , as a member of the Royal Society , several times visited the Duke and Duchess of Newcastle (sometimes with his wife ) to arrange their visit to the Society.
Cavendish, Margaret. Paper Bodies: A Margaret Cavendish Reader. Bowerbank, Sylvia and Sara Heller MendelsonEditors , Broadview, 2000.
Intertextuality and Influence Lucy Hutchinson
LH wrote so that her children might learn about their father's life; she was also mindful of her husband's dying injunction to her to shew her selfe in this occasion a good christian, and above...
Intertextuality and Influence Lady Jane Cavendish
At some date probably in the later 1630s (since a child born in 1630 was old enough to take part), the Earl of Newcastle addressed to each of his children (Jane, Charles, Bess, Franke...
Intertextuality and Influence Jean Plaidy
Lucy Worsley , Chief Curator of Historical Royal Palaces, said in 2010 that her career path had been set by reading The Young Elizabeth (with a picture of Hampton Court on its cover) when she...
Other Life Event Margaret Cavendish
Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle , on a rare visit to London with her husband , was entertained by the Royal Society as a distinguished visitor.
Jones, Kathleen. A Glorious Fame: The Life of Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle, 1623-1673. Bloomsbury, 1988.
politics Lady Jane Cavendish
LJC failed in her persistent efforts during the Interregnum to secure a pardon for her father , but she succeeded in making it possible for both her brothers to return to England. She managed to...
Residence Margaret Cavendish
After months in Rotterdam hoping vainly for an invasion of England, Margaret Cavendish (then Marchioness of Newcastle) and her husband settled in the Rubenshuis in Antwerp, previously the house of Rubens the painter.
Jones, Kathleen. A Glorious Fame: The Life of Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle, 1623-1673. Bloomsbury, 1988.
Textual Features Margaret Cavendish
This is a formal and in many ways old-world celebration, though MC 's irrepressible personality comes through here and there. The title relays the Duke of Newcastle's various honours and peerages. Dedications to the king
Textual Production Margaret Cavendish
Margaret Cavendish , Marchioness of Newcastle, in London on her exiled husband 's business, published her first book: Poems, and Fancies.
Grant, Douglas. Margaret the First: A Biography of Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle, 1623-1673. Rupert Hart-Davis, 1957.


July 1634
William Cavendish, Earl (later Duke) of Newcastle , gave a masque at one of his Nottinghamshire estates for Queen Henrietta Maria : Love's Welcome at Bolsover.
2 June 1644
The Battle of Marston Moor near York was fought: a singularly bloody affair, and the largest battle of the English Civil War.
8 July 1644
William Cavendish (then Marquess of Newcastle , later husband of Margaret Cavendish ), commander-in-chief of royalist forces in England, landed in Hamburg in Germany.