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Encyclopedia > Edward Cavendish, 10th Duke of Devonshire
Edward Cavendish, 10th Duke of Devonshire
Edward Cavendish, 10th Duke of Devonshire

The Most Noble Edward William Spencer Cavendish, 10th Duke of Devonshire (6 May 189526 November 1950), known as Marquess of Hartington (1908–1938), was Member of Parliament for West Derbyshire and a Minister in Winston Churchill's wartime government. 10th duke of devonshire This work is copyrighted. ... The prefix The Most Noble is a title of quality attached to the names of dukes and duchesses in the United Kingdom. ... May 6 is the 126th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (127th in leap years). ... 1895 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... November 26 is the 330th day (331st on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters of an electoral district to a parliament; in the Westminster system, specifically to the lower house. ... West Derbyshire is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... The Right Honourable Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, KG, OM, CH, FRS PC (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British statesman, best known as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom during the Second World War. ...


In 1917 he married Lady Mary Gascoyne-Cecil (1895-1988), the daughter of the 4th Marquess of Salisbury. They had two sons and two daughters. 1917 was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ... Mary Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire (1895–1988) was born Lady Mary Alice Gascoyne-Cecil, daughter of James Gascoyne-Cecil, 4th Marquess of Salisbury. ... James Edward Hubert Gascoyne-Cecil, 4th Marquess of Salisbury (October 23, 1861 - April 4, 1947) was the eldest son and heir of the Victorian statesman Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury. ...


He was Chancellor of the University of Leeds from 1938 until 1950. Parkinson Building, University of Leeds The University of Leeds, England, is one of the largest universities in the United Kingdom and the most popular by applicants, with 52,444 applicants in 2003 for 7,228 places (UCAS). ...


Their eldest son William John Robert Cavendish (1917-1944), Marquess of Hartington, married Kathleen Kennedy (1920-1948) and would have inherited the title, but he was killed in action in World War II, and Andrew, the second son, inherited in his place. William John Robert Cavendish, Marquess of Hartington (December 10, 1917–September 10, 1944) was the eldest son of Edward Cavendish, 10th Duke of Devonshire and the husband of Kathleen Kennedy, sister of American President John F. Kennedy. ... Kathleen, Marchioness of Hartington (Kathleen Agnes Cavendish, née Kennedy) (February 20, 1920 – May 13, 1948), was the second daughter of Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr. ... World War II was a truly global conflict with many facets: immense human suffering, fierce indoctrinations, and the use of new, extremely devastating weapons like the atom bomb World War II, also known as the Second World War, was by far the bloodiest, most expensive, and most significant war in... The Duke in old age with his son the Marquess of Hartington Andrew Robert Buxton Cavendish, 11th Duke of Devonshire, KG, MC (January 2, 1920 - May 3, 2004) was a minister in the government of his uncle, British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan, from 1960-1964. ...



Preceded by:
Victor Cavendish
Duke of Devonshire Succeeded by:
Andrew Cavendish

 
 

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