Charles Cavendish
Charles Cavendish
Charles Cavendish was an English royalist general, killed at the battle of Gainsborough.
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Deep down, the royals always did like a bit of rough - Evening Standard
Google News - over 5 years
The social commentator and diarist Charles Cavendish Fulke Greville was appalled. "He drove all over the town in an open caleche with the Queen, Princess Augusta and the King of W├╝rtemberg and coming home he set down the king (dropped him,
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NYTimes - about 18 years
The Governess In the 1840's a gentleman scientist named Charles Cavendish (Tom Wilkinson) and his daughter's governess, Rosina da Silva (Minnie Driver, left), freeze their passionate affair in ''salt fixed'' photographs. But around them all is change. From an affluent family of Sephardic Jews who lost their money after her father was murdered, the
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FILM; When the Character Calls, Minnie Driver Listens
NYTimes - over 18 years
MINNIE DRIVER is equally at home telling an off-color joke or spelling Aeschylus correctly on a crossword puzzle, as she did recently in a rare moment of repose at a midtown Manhattan hotel. The 27-year-old British actress, who has made a career for herself in the United States in hit movies like ''Big Night,'' ''Grosse Pointe Blank'' and ''Good
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FILM REVIEW; Capturing Images and Passion in a Turbulent World
NYTimes - over 18 years
Our world is so overrun with photographic images that it's amazing to realize that the art of photography is barely 150 years old. Who would have thought, until it had been done, that it was possible to capture and freeze a moment of time on a piece of paper? Sandra Goldbacher's ravishingly handsome film ''The Governess'' takes us back to the
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ADELE ASTAIRE, DANCER-COMEDIAN, DIES
NYTimes - about 36 years
Adele Marie Astaire, the pixieish dancer who captivated audiences in New York and London in many musical comedies of the 1920's with her brother and dance partner, Fred, died yesterday in Phoenix at the age of 83. Members of the family said she had suffered a stroke on Jan. 6 and never recovered consciousness. Miss Astaire had been beset by illness
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  • 1643
    Died in 1643.
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    He received the queen Henrietta Maria at Newark, and escorted her part of her way to Oxford, taking Burton-on-Trent by assault during the march, 2 July 1643.
    More Details Hide Details But attempting to prevent the raising of the siege of Gainsborough, he was defeated by Oliver Cromwell, and fell by the hand of James Berry, Cromwell's captain-lieutenant (28 July 1643). He was buried at Newark; thirty years later his body was moved to Derby, to be interred with his mother. Attribution
    On 23 March 1643 he captured Grantham with the aid of a large force drawn from Newark under the command of Colonel Sir John Henderson, and on 11 April defeated the younger Hotham at Ancaster, threatening to break-out into the eastern association area.
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  • 1641
    He returned to England in May 1641, and then served for a campaign under the Prince of Orange.
    More Details Hide Details On the outbreak of the First English Civil War he entered the king's troop of guards as a volunteer under the command of Lord Bernard Stuart. At the battle of Edgehill he distinguished himself and was given the command of the Duke of York's troop left vacant by the death of George Stewart, 9th Seigneur d'Aubigny. After a disagreement with an inferior officer, he sought an independent command, and obtained from the king a commission to raise a regiment of horse in the north. He then established himself at Newark; active against the parliamentarians, he was requested by the king's commissioners for Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire as commander-in-chief, and took on the forces of those two counties, with the rank of colonel-general.
  • 1638
    In 1638 he was sent abroad to travel with a governor, visiting Cairo and Turkey.
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  • 1620
    He was second son of William Cavendish, 2nd Earl of Devonshire and his wife Christiana, born on 30 May 1620, and named after Prince Charles, his godfather.
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