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By Robert Stone

ISBN-10: 0679737626

ISBN-13: 9780679737629

An emotional, dramatic and philosophical novel approximately americans drawn right into a small imperative American state on the point of revolution.

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Trease by John Chamberlain, states that William Cavendish had married EUzabeth Basset Howard by 24 October 1618. Chamberlain, however, also reported to Carleton on 25 October 1617 that "Sir WiUiam Candish hath a sonne which is no small joy to his father and himself, for yt may be a hundred thousand pound in his way, yf his father kepe his word" {Letters of John Chamberlain, ed. Norman Egbert McClure [Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1939], 2: 107). McClure's gloss identifies "Sir William" as "son of Sir Charles Cavendish of Welbeck, Nottinghamshire," and we do not have a record of an earlier marriage by this Wilham Cavendish.

186, ed. Firth), alludes: 'And here I cannot forbear to mention, that my noble Lord, when he was in banishment, presumed out of his duty and love to his gracious master, our new Sovereign King, Charles the Second, to write and send him a Uttle book, or rather a letter, wherein he delivered his opinion concerning the government of his dominions, whensoever God should be pleased to restore him to his throne, together with some other notes and observations of foreign states and kingdoms; but it being a private offer to his sacred Majesty, I dare not presume to pub- A — lish {Catalogue, 54).

On the Cavendish side, two were Bess of Hardwick, William Cavendish's paternal grandmother (d. 1608), notorious for her social dimbing and for her sensational marital difficulties with her last husband, the sixth earl of Shrewsbury, and Margaret Lucas Cavendish (1623-1673), WiUiam's second wife (and Elizabeth's stepmother), also a notorious figure in her time and a prolific writer. On the Egerton side were the formidable patroness Alice, dowager countess of Derby (d. 1636), who had been doubly related to John Egerton, first as a step-grandmother after she became the third wife of his grandfather.

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