William Cavendish, 5th Duke of Devonshire

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About William Cavendish, 5th Duke of Devonshire

"William Cavendish, 5th Duke of Devonshire, KG (14 December 1748 – 29 July 1811) was a British aristocrat and politician. He was the eldest son of William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire by his wife the heiress Lady Charlotte Boyle, suo jure Baroness Clifford, who brought in considerable money and estates to the Cavendish family. He was invited to join the Cabinet on three occasions, but declined each offer.


He was Lord High Treasurer of Ireland and Governor of Cork, and Lord Lieutenant of Derbyshire.[1] The 5th Duke is best known for his first wife Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire. At the age of about twenty, Devonshire toured Italy with William Fitzherbert which is where they commissioned the pair of portraits by Pompeo Batoni."

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Cavendish,_5th_Duke_of_Devonshire

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=21006

https://histfam.familysearch.org//getperson.php?personID=I58624&tree=Nixon

http://thepeerage.com/p10513.htm#i105127

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William Cavendish, 5th Duke of Devonshire's Timeline

1748
December 14, 1748
Hardwick, Derbyshire, , England
1783
July 12, 1783
Age 34
Devonshire House, Piccadilly, London, Middlesex, England
1785
August 29, 1785
Age 36
London, Middlesex, UK
1785
Age 36
UK
1788
1788
Age 39
1790
May 21, 1790
Age 41
Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France
May 21, 1790
Age 41
Paris, Seine, France