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William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire
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William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire

William George Spencer Cavendish

Age

67

Born

Friday 21 May 1790

Died

18 Jan 1858

William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire
Bio Details

Full name

William George Spencer Cavendish

Also known as

9th Baron Cavendish of Hardwick

9th Earl of Devonshire

6th Marquess of Hartington

8th Lord Clifford

Hart

Gender

Male

Age

67

Date of birth

Friday 21 May 1790

Date of death:

18 Jan 1858

Education

Harrow School, Harrow on the Hill, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom

Cambridge University : Trinity College, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom

Banana Man

A keen horticulturalist, not only did William establish the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew as a national botanic garden, but he also had the world's most commercially exploited banana named after him - Musa cavendishii.  The early specimen was grown by Cavendish in a glass house and is the original ancestor of almost all of the Cavendish varieties worldwide.

William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire Siblings

Harriet Leveson-Gower, Countess Granville

Sister

Eliza Courtney

Half-sister

other parent: Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey

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William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire

Harriette Wilson

19th Century Courtesan Relationship

Trivia

William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire Family

William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's parents:

William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's father was William Cavendish, 5th Duke of Devonshire William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's mother was Lady Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire


William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's siblings:

William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's sister was Harriet Leveson-Gower, Countess Granville William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's half-sister was Eliza Courtney


William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's nieces and nephews:

William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's niece was Susan Pitt-Rivers William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's niece was Georgiana Fullerton William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's nephew was Granville Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's nephew was Granville Leveson-Gowe William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's nephew was Edward Leveson-Gower


William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's grand nieces and grand nephews:

William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's great nephew is Vice Admiral William Leveson-Gower, 4th Earl Granville


William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's grandparents:

William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's grandfather was William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's grandfather was John Spencer 1st Earl Spencer William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's grandmother was Margaret Spencer William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's grandmother was Charlotte Cavendish, Baroness Clifford


William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's great grandparents:

William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's great grandfather was John Spencer William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's great grandfather was William Cavendish, 3rd Duke of Devonshire William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's great grandmother was Catherine Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire   William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's great great grandfather was Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl of Sunderland William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's great great grandmother was Anne Spencer William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's great great grandfather was John Hoskins William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's great great grandmother was Catherine Hoskins William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's great great grandfather was William Cavendish, 2nd Duke of Devonshire William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's great great grandmother was Rachel Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire   William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's 3x great grandfather was John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's 3x great grandmother is Sarah Churchill William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's 3x great grandfather was Robert Spencer William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's 3x great grandmother is Anne Spencer   William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's 4x great grandfather was Sir Winston Churchill William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's 4x great grandmother was Elizabeth Churchill William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's 4x great grandfather was Henry Spencer William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's 4x great grandmother is Dorothy Spencer   William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's 5x great grandfather was Sir John Drake William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's 5x great grandmother was Hon. Eleanor Drake William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's 5x great grandfather was John Churchill William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's 5x great grandmother was Sarah Churchill


William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's uncles and aunts:

William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's uncle was George Cavendish, 1st Earl of Burlington William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's aunt-by-marriage was Elizabeth Cavendish, Countess of Burlington William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's uncle was George Spencer 2nd Earl Spencer William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's aunt-by-marriage was Lady Lavinia Bingham William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's aunt was Henrietta Ponsonby William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's uncle-by-marriage was Frederick Ponsonby


William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's cousins:

William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's cousin was Lady Caroline Lamb William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's cousin was William Cavendish William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's cousin was John Spencer 3rd Earl Spencer William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's cousin was Lady Sarah Lyttelton William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's cousin was Vice-Admiral Frederick Spencer 4th Earl Spencer


William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's first cousins once removed:

William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's first cousin once removed was Charles Spencer 6th Earl Spencer William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's first cousin once removed was William Cavendish, 7th Duke of Devonshire William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's first cousin once removed was Lavinia Lyttelton William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's first cousin once removed was Caroline Lyttelton William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's first cousin once removed was George William Lyttelton, 4th Lord Lyttelton, Baron of Frankley William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's first cousin once removed was Spencer Lyttelton William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's first cousin once removed was Rev. William Lyttelton William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's first cousin once removed was Georgina Frances Spencer William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's first cousin once removed was John Spencer 5th Earl Spencer William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's first cousin once removed was Sarah Spencer William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's first cousin once removed was Victoria Mansfield William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire's first cousin once removed was Augustus Lamb