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  1. Sir William Cavendish MP (c. 1505 – 25 October 1557) was an English politician, knight and courtier. Cavendish held public office and accumulated a considerable fortune, and became one of Thomas Cromwell's "visitors of the monasteries" during the dissolution of the monasteries.

  2. William Cavendish développa un fort intérêt pour les plantes. En 1838, il fut élu président de la Royal Horticultural Society [4].La banane Cavendish, soit 97 % de celles qui entrent aujourd'hui dans le commerce international [8], a été baptisée ainsi en son honneur : dès 1836, il en avait acquis un spécimen, qu'il fit pousser dans la grande serre de Chatsworth [9].

  3. William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire, KG, PC (8 May 1720 – 2 October 1764), styled Lord Cavendish before 1729, and Marquess of Hartington between 1729 and 1755, was a British Whig statesman and nobleman who was briefly nominal Prime Minister of Great Britain.

  4. Georgiana Cavendish, duquesa de Devonshire (Althorp, Northamptonshire, 7 de junio de 1757 - Londres, 30 de marzo de 1806), nacida Georgiana Spencer, fue la primera esposa de Guillermo Cavendish, V duque de Devonshire y madre de Guillermo Jorge Spencer Cavendish, VI duque de Devonshire.

  5. William Cavendish, 3rd Earl of Devonshire (1617–1684) Both the 3rd Earl of Devonshire and his mother, Christian Bruce, were staunch Royalists when the Civil War began in 1641, and the family dedicated large amounts of money to raising regiments for Charles I. Colonel Charles Cavendish, the 3rd Earl's younger brother, was celebrated for his bravery, but was killed on the battlefield in 1643.

  6. El Laboratorio Cavendish y la Cátedra Cavendish en la Universidad de Cambridge, instalados en el Departamento de Física y fundados en 1874, reciben su nombre en su honor y fueron fundados tras una importante donación de dinero por su heredero, William Cavendish. La calle de Derby donde solía vivir se renombró para darle su nombre.

  7. His eldest son, Edward William Spencer Cavendish, the tenth Duke married Lady Mary Gascoyne-Cecil. Their eldest son William John Robert Cavendish, Marquess of Hartington, married Kathleen Kennedy, sister of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the future President of the United States, she was killed in an aircrash and lies buried along with other members of the Cavendish family in the churchyard of St ...