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Portrait of a cavalier : William Cavendish, first Duke of Newcastle

Author: Geoffrey Trease
Publisher: New York : Taplinger Pub. Co., 1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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William Cavendish, later Duke of Newcastle, was unquestionably one of the outstanding horsemen of his period. He was, however, much besides. A writer himself, he befriended authors ranging from Jonson to Dryden. He could talk painting with Van Dyck and science with Hobbes and Descartes. Turned man of action by the Civil War, he held the north of England with viceregal powers. - p.17.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Trease, Geoffrey, 1909-1998.
Portrait of a cavalier.
New York : Taplinger Pub. Co., 1979
(OCoLC)654700989
Named Person: William Cavendish Newcastle, Duke of; William Cavendish Newcastle, Duke of
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Trease
ISBN: 0800864182 9780800864187
OCLC Number: 5738196
Description: 223 pages, [4] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Geoffrey Trease.

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William Cavendish, later Duke of Newcastle, was unquestionably one of the outstanding horsemen of his period. He was, however, much besides. A writer himself, he befriended authors ranging from Jonson to Dryden. He could talk painting with Van Dyck and science with Hobbes and Descartes. Turned man of action by the Civil War, he held the north of England with viceregal powers. - p.17.

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