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ED 082

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ED 082


Account of the expenses of Henry and William Cavendish



Administrative / Biographical history

Sons of Sir William Cavendish, Henry (1550 - 1616) and William (1551 - 1626, 1st Earl of Devonshire) entered on 21 October. Their mother was Bess of Hardwick, later Countess of Shrewsbury, but at this time wife of Sir William St Loe, captain of the Queen's Guard. See DNB for further details.



Extent & medium

2 items, 1 volume in paper wrapper, loose transcripts

Content description

1 volume in contemporary wrapper, titled An Account of the Expenses of the two Brothrs Mr. Henry & Mr. William Cavendish at Eaton School, 2d Queen Elizabeth.1560. Typed transcript (4 loose sheets) and ms note on British Museum headed notepaper on publication and provenance


Phillipps Ms.14788 Formerly Ms.272A, presented by J. Hely-Hutchinson, 1947

Publication note

Henry Maxwell Lyte : History of Eton College, 4th ed, pp.157 - 158 Etoniana 1, 2 The Retrospective Review, 2nd series, vol. 2 (1828) pp.149 - 152
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