William George Spencer Cavendish, sixth Duke of Devonshire

Standard Name: Devonshire, William George Spencer Cavendish,,, sixth Duke of


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death Elizabeth Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire
Georgiana's son and heir had her body brought back to England for burial with the rest of the family.
Dedications Mary Russell Mitford
Banned for the licensed theatres, the play was accepted for the Victoria Theatre, on the south bank of the Thames, outside the Lord Chamberlain's jurisdiction. MRM worked immensely hard over the production: it was, she...
Dedications Sydney Owenson, Lady Morgan
She was working on the research for this novel before she married; the work was interrupted by her father's death in May 1812. After it she wrote: He was the object for which I laboured...
Family and Intimate relationships Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire
Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire , bore the son and heir she had so long desired—in melodramatic circumstances, at Passy just outside revolutionary Paris.
Foreman, Amanda. Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire. HarperCollins.
Family and Intimate relationships Lady Caroline Lamb
Among her cousins both legitimate and illegitimate, she was closest to the son of Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire: the Marquess of Hartington , known as Hart, who later succeeded as the sixth duke. From...
Occupation Matilda Hays
Cushman and MH rehearsed together at the Duke of Devonshire 's estate in Yorkshire in preparation for MH 's debut.
Merrill, Lisa. When Romeo Was a Woman. University of Michigan Press.
politics Lady Caroline Lamb
Like her birth family, LCL strongly supported a Whig and reformist political agenda.
Douglass, Paul. Lady Caroline Lamb. Palgrave Macmillan.
She told her cousin Lord Hartington , I have read Mary WollstonecraftRights of Woman, am become a convert.
Douglass, Paul. Lady Caroline Lamb. Palgrave Macmillan.
She also...
Publishing Louisa Stuart Costello
The text is accompanied by engravings done by LSC from portraits in the Duke of Devonshire 's collection.
Blain, Virginia et al., editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford.
All four volumes were reissued by Cambridge University Press in 2010, online and in print-on-demand format.
Costello, Louisa Stuart. Memoirs of Eminent Englishwomen. Cambridge University Press, http://www.cambridge.org/series/sSeries.asp?code=CLOR.
Textual Production Mary Russell Mitford
Colman observed unctuously that the story was impossible for the stage, the historical facts carrying a sort of fatal morbidity. He pointed out that the theatres which were darkened annually on the anniversary of this...


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