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Devonshires The Story of a Family and a Nation

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ISBN-10: 0099554399

ISBN-13: 9780099554394

Edition: 2013

Authors: Roy Hattersley

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A history of England through the eyes of one its most famous and powerful families, the DevonshiresThe story of the Cavendish family and the first eight Dukes of Devonshire is the story of England. From 1381—when Sir John Cavendish, Lord Chief Justice of England, was killed during the Peasant's Revolt—to 1906, when the Duke of Devonshire's resignation brought down the Tory government: the family's fortunes (and misfortunes) mirrored the life of the nation. This is also the story of the huge support networks of servants and labor needed to sustain the supremacy of a family whose accumulated wealth, from the Dissolution of the Monasteries to the coming of the railways, saw them found ship…    
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Book details

List price: $16.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Publication date: 5/8/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Roy Hattersley divide their time between London and Derbyshire, England.