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Fuller title: ‘The life of the thrice noble, high, and puissant prince, William Cavendishe, Duke … of Newcastle … written by the thrice noble, illustrious and excellent princess, Duchess of Newcastle, his wife…’. First published 1667.

1893 text

“The Life of the thrice noble, high, and puissant Prince, William Cavendish, Duke … of Newcastle,” by his duchess, of which the first edition, in folio, was published in 1667.

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Michael Robinson   Link to this

Newcastle, Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of, 1624?-1674.

The life of the thrice noble, high and puissant prince William Cavendishe, Duke, Marquess, and Earl of Newcastle; Earl of Ogle; Viscount Mansfield; and Baron of Bolsover, of Ogle, Bothal and Hepple: gentleman of His Majesties bed-chamber; one of His Majesties most honourable Privy-Councel; Knight of the most noble order of the Garter; His Majesties Lieutenant of the county and town of Nottingham; and Justice in Ayre Trent-North: who had the honour to be governour to our most glorious King, and gracious Soveraign, in his youth, when he was Prince of Wales; and soon after was made Captain General of all the provinces beyond the river of Trent, and other parts of the kingdom of England, with power, by a special commission, to make knights. Written by the thrice noble, illustrious, and excellent princess, Margaret, Duchess of Newcastle, his wife.
London : printed by A.[nne] Maxwell, in the year 1667.

fo., [26], 96, 95-118, 117-188, 191-199, [1] p., [1] leaf of plates : Frontis. portrait of Margaret Cavendish, Dutchess of Newcastle signed: Petr. van Schuppen sculpsit. Leaf d2 cancelled and replaced with bifolium.

Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), N853

Reprinted 1675

No copy in the PL

Terry Foreman   Link to this

THE LIFE OF THE Thrice Noble, High and Puissant PRINCE, William Cavendishe, Duke, Marquess, and Earl of Newcastle; Earl of Ogle; Viscount Mansfield; and Baron of Bolsover, of Ogle, Bothal and Hepple: Gentleman of His Majesties Bed-chamber; one of His Majesties most Honourable PrivyCouncel; Knight of the most Noble Order of the Garter; His Majesties Lieutenant of the County and Town ot Nottingham; and Justice in Ayre Trent-North: who had the honour to be Governour to our most Glorious King, and Gracious Soveraign, in his Youth, when He was Prince of Wales; and soon after was made Captain General of all the Provinces beyond the River of Trent, and other Parts of the Kingdom of England, with Power, by a special Commission, to make Knights.

WRITTEN By the thrice Noble, Illustrious, and Excellent Princess, MARGARET, Duchess of Newcastle, His 2d Wife.

LONDON, Printed by A. Maxwell, in the Year 1667.
together with A True Relation of the Birth, Breeding, and Life of Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle." [Written by herself.]

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