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    Hannan refers to the ‘socially encompassing character of natural history’ in the eighteenth century and incorporates case studies from across the social spectrum, ranging from the second Duchess of Portland, Margaret Cavendish Bentinck (1715-85) to botanist and illustrator James Bolton, the son of a weaver (p. 103).

  2. 6 de jul. de 2024 · The chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster is, in modern times, a sinecure office in the government of the United Kingdom . Pat McFadden has been chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster since 5 July 2024.

  3. 5 de jul. de 2024 · The office of prime minister developed in Britain in the 18th century, when King George I ceased attending meetings of his ministers and it was left to powerful premiers to act as government chief executive. Sir Robert Walpole is generally considered to have been Britain’s first prime minister.

  4. 6 de jul. de 2024 · Lady Margaret Cavendish Harley, heiress of the Earl of Oxford, brought the manor, or as it is called in some records, the barony of Bolsover, to William Duke of Portland, grandfather of the present noble owner, William Henry Cavendish Bentinck, Duke of Portland.

  5. 6 de jul. de 2024 · None of the three men who succeeded him as premier, William Wyndham Grenville, Baron Grenville (1806–07), William Henry Cavendish Bentinck, duke of Portland (1807–09), and Spencer Perceval (1809–12), was able to establish himself in power for very long or to capture the public imagination.

  6. 4 de jul. de 2024 · The work of clearing the ruins of Richmond House was begun on 2nd January, 1792, (fn. n1) and the duke temporarily took up his residence in the house of his brother, Lord George Lennox (fn. n2) (see p. 243). Richmond House was never rebuilt.

  7. 5 de jul. de 2024 · Lord Henry and Lord Charles Cavendish-Bentinck, younger brothers of 6th Duke of Portland, 1905–19. 3rd Baron Hillingdon, partner in Glyn, Mills and Co., bankers, 1920–8. Marchese Malacrida, 1929–34.