Cavendish

biographical name Cav·en·dish \ ˈka-vən-(ˌ)dish \

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Henry 1731–1810 English scientist

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Spencer Compton 1833–1908 8th Duke of Devonshire English statesman

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Sir William 1505?–1557 English statesman

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William 1640–1707 1st Duke of Devonshire English statesman

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