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The Most Noble WilliamCavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire, KG (c.
He was elected MP for Derbyshire in 1741 and 1747, but left the House of Commons for the Lords in 1751 by a writ of acceleration as Baron Cavendish of Hardwick.
He married Lady Charlotte Boyle, Baroness Clifford (1731–1754), the daughter and heiress of Richard Boyle, 4th Earl of Cork and 3rd Earl of Burlington of the 1st creation, a famous architect and art collector.
The Duke of Devonshire's eldest son may use the courtesy title Marquess of Hartington, whilst the eldest son of the eldest son may use the title Earl of Burlington; any sons he may have would use the title Baron Cavendish.
The Marquessate of Hartington, the Earldom of Devonshire and the Barony of Cavendish of Hardwick are in the peerage of England, while the Earldom of Burlington and the Barony of Cavendish of Keighley are in the peerage of the United Kingdom.
WilliamCavendish, 4th Earl of Devonshire (became Duke of Devonshire in 1694) (1640-1707)
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